Florida A&M beats Allen 94-65, ends winless streak



TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Yannick Crowder had 15 points, 13 rebounds, seven blocks and four steals to lead Florida A&M over Allen University 94-65 on Monday night for its first win of the season.

The Rattlers (1-7, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) tallied 25 steals, in forcing 28 turnovers.

It was Florida A&M’s first win since a 58-55 victory over Hampton on Feb. 21, which snapped an 11-game losing skid.

Reggie Lewis added 16 points, Markee Teal 12 and Brandon Hosley, D’Andre Bullard and Jeremy Dean chipped in 11 points apiece for the Rattlers.

Florida A&M shot 54.9 percent from the field (39 of 71), while holding the Yellow Jackets, an NAIA school, to 31.9 percent (22 of 69).

Jeremy Crawford scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for the Yellow Jackets. Richard Johnson, who was 4 of 15 from 3-point range, added 17 points and Austin Bennett had 13 rebounds for Allen.