On Monday, Florida A&M hosts South Carolina State at Alfred Lawson Multipurpose Center. The game tips off at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Rattlers beat the Bulldogs 89-77 on Jan. 21 and are 3-6 against them over the last four years.
South Carolina State is in 13th place in the MEAC and Florida A&M is in ninth place.
The 13 points by Jamari Bradshaw helped the Rattlers to a 46-45 victory over Howard on Feb. 16. He is putting up 9.7 points per game while also averaging 3.6 rebounds per game. For the Bulldogs, Matthew Hezekiah finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds in the 85-75 loss to Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 23. With 13.2 points per game and 7.6 rebounds per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.
StatSmack! Florida A&M is better than South Carolina State
Florida A&M has an average margin of victory of 7 over South Carolina State in 27 wins since 1980.
Even computers respect Florida A&M more. Florida A&M has a better RPI this season than South Carolina State (RPI: No. 336 vs. No. 341).
Florida A&M is ranked higher than South Carolina State in the MEAC (No. 9 vs. No. 13).
Florida A&M has a better record at home than South Carolina State this season (5-4 vs. 4-8).