North Carolina A&T came into the game in first place after completing a 12-0 home schedule, its first undefeated home season since 1987-88, and in search of its first outright MEAC regular season title since the 1991-92 season. Instead the Aggies were knocked into third place with the loss, a game behind Bethune-Cookman and a half-game behind Hampton.
The Aggies now travel to Daytona Beach to face the Wildcats Monday.
Williams, Barham and Elijah Mayes combined to score 62 of the Rattlers' 83 points. Florida A&M (7-23, 6-8) shot 52.6 percent from the field (3- of 57), including 7 of 15 from behind the 3-point line.
Crosby, Howard give Alcorn State 74-69 win over Pine Bluff
Troymain Crosby scored 20 points with eight rebounds and Maurice Howard made four free throws in the final 20 seconds as Alcorn State held off Arkansas Pine Bluff 74-69 on Monday night.
Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73
Makai Mason scored 29 points and Baylor cruised to an 85-73 win over West Virginia on Monday night.
Self: Win against Iowa State was a 'great win for us'
Bill Self catches up with Holly Rowe after No. 7 Kansas defeats No. 24 Iowa State 80-76.
|North Carolina A&T||5-0||0.5||10-9|
|North Carolina Central||4-1||1.5||9-10|
|South Carolina State||2-3||3.5||4-17|