TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Justin Ravenel made eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 30 points, Marcus Barham scored 11 of his 24 points in the two overtime sessions and Florida A&M beat Delaware State 94-89 on Monday night.
Neither team had a double-digit lead in the game. Delaware State closed the second half on a 9-2 run to tie it at 69. Barham made a fall-away jumper on a broken play to give FAMU an 80-78 lead in the first overtime, but Artem Tavakalyan tipped in a missed 3-pointer to force another session.
FAMU went on a 7-0 run in the second overtime to take control in front of a season-high 2,487 fans at the Lawson Center.
Desmond Williams also had 11 combined points in extra time and finished with 16 points for Florida A&M (3-18, 2/3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Williams and Barham shot a combined 13 for 32 from the field.
Marquis Collins led Delaware State (2-18, 0-5) with 24 points and nine rebounds.
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Guard Miles Wilson has been dismissed from the Miami Hurricanes' men's basketball program for failing to meet team expectations.
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|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|