ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Jamie Adams scored 27 points Saturday night and Florida A&M held off a second-half surge by South Carolina State to win 78-72.

Trey Kellum added 13 points and Jamari Bradshaw, Reggie Lewis each scored 12 for Florida A&M (7-11, 3-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). The Rattlers outshot the Bulldogs (5-12, 1-3) from the field 45.2 percent to 40.7 percent. Adams had four steals.

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Florida A&M led 36-31 at halftime and pulled ahead to lead 72-65 with 2:28 to play in the second half when the Bulldogs surged to come within six points.

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The Bulldogs were hurt by 21 turnovers and were outshot from beyond the arc 38.9 percent (7 of 18) to 29.4 percent (5 of 17).

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Matthew Hezekiah led the Bulldogs with 26 points and five blocks, Adama Adams scored 18, including 3 of 6 3-pointers, and Jalen White added 10 points.