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Tigers host Rattlers in MEAC battle

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

SSU men win tough conference battle

After a rough first half of the season, Savannah State has caught a break.

They are currently ranked first in the MEAC, riding a four game winning streak.

Monday night at Tiger Arena, they welcomed another conference rival, Florida A&M.

The Rattlers' Jamie Adams went coast to coast, driving in the paint for the layup to knot the score at 2-2.

Then the Tiger's Terel Hall went around the left side, off the backboard for the bucket.

At the other end, FAMU came back as Trey Kellum took the pass and drains the jumper off the wing to tie the game at six.

Still in the first half, Richmond Hill native Jerimian Hill hit one deep from downtown. He had a pair of back-to-back buckets to help the Tigers stat in it.

The Tigers had to fight for this one, but they win it 79-68 over FAMU to stay undefeated in the MEAC.

Lady Tigers cruise to easy conference win

In women's play, the Lady Tigers went into the half with an almost 20 point lead.

Shawanda Hampton picked up the loose ball and put it in for the easy two.

The Rattlers didn't give up as Tiera Prothro found the iron, but the Lady Tigers still held a comfortable 41-20 lead.

In the second half, the Lady Tigers scored with the fast break to extend their lead, 54-38.

Then, Bria Dorsey raked up the loose ball and drove it to the hole for the easy bucket.

The Lady Tigers made it look easy Monday night, winning 80-68. They improved to 2-4 in the MEAC.

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