TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tracy Hectdor and Isaiah Martin each scored 12 points and Florida A&M handed North Carolina A&T its first loss Mid-East Athletic Conference loss, walloping the Aggies, 63-39 on Saturday.
It was the fourth straight win for the Rattlers (9-14, 6-2).
North Carolina A&T (11-10, 6-1) came into the game with six straight wins to open the conference schedule.
The Rattlers held the conference leaders to just 19 first-half points as the Aggies were 8 of 27 from the field and 1 of 5 from the free throw line in the first half. NC A&T did not warm up in the second half, shooting the same percentage from the floor over the final 20 minutes and missing all nine 3-point attempts.
The Rattlers, meanwhile, were 12 of 25 in the first half and took a 10-point lead into intermission. They were 14 of 25 in the second half an d finished the game shooting 52 percent.
Ibrahim Sylla had 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead NC A&T.
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