Live Blog: Time to Ball

7:10 pm 

6 minutes have gone by and the Rattlers have yet to score a basket, Ouch!

Rattlers 4 Tigers 4 14:00 left in the First Quarter.

7:16 pm

Number 22, Amin Stevens, limps off the court with what appears to be an ankle injury.

7:19 pm

I’m shocked at the missed layup I just witnessed on a Rattler fast break. It hurts.

7:24 pm 

Beautiful assist from number 25 Jeffrey Neal, to a cutting number 3 Christopher Walker for the bucket and the foul.

7:34 pm

Teams go into the locker room with a halftime score of FAMU 24 Savannah State 18. 

7:55 pm 

Coming out of the half, Savannah State’s number 20, Jovonni Shuler has connected on three tre balls in three possessions. He is a big problem right now. 

7:58 pm

Christopher Spears comes down and drains a three for FAMU to push the lead back to four.

FAMU 31- Savannah State 27

8:06 pm

Converting at the foul line is keeping the Rattlers ahead in this matchup.

Rattlers 39 Savannah State 34

8:26 pm

Savannah State’s coach just threw the ball and didn’t get a technical. Couldn’t have been the NBA.


8:41 pm

Second half, Savannah State pulled within 4 with under 3 minutes left. Larry Jackson converted a 3 point play with 2:47 left in the game to stretch the lead to 7.

8:43 pm

37 seconds left and the Rattlers up by 11. Looks like they will go 2-0 at home to start the season.

8:46 pm 

Ball Game! Rattlers 64 Savannah State 53.