The Rattlers (1-12) used an 8-0 run to go up by 10 late in the first half before Sam scored the last four points. Sandifer and Reese hit 3-pointers to start the second half, tying the game.
The Jags were down five points midway through the second half when Umude hit back-to-back jumpers and scored eight points in a 15-0 spurt that stretched into a 28-3 run. Florida A&M shot 1 for 10 in that stretch with six turnovers.
The Rattlers went 1 of 10 behind the arc in the second half and shot 29 percent (7 of 24), while Southern was 5 of 10 behind the arc and shot 48 percent (14 of 29). The Jags had 14 steals among 24 forced turnovers, which led to 28 points. Reese had six assists and Shepherd three steals.
South Carolina completes comeback vs. Vandy
The Gamecocks outscore the Commodores by 13 in the second half to erase a double-digit deficit and stay unbeaten in SEC play.
Reed leads Clemson to 72-60 victory over Georgia Tech
Marcquise Reed had 19 of his career-high 30 points in the opening half as Clemson opened up a double-digit lead and held on to defeat Georgia Tech 72-60 for its first Atlantic Coast Conference win of the season Wednesday night.
Brown with 25 points leads McNeese past Nicholls 86-75
Roydell Brown scored a career-high 25 points with 12 rebounds to lead McNeese in an 86-75 win over Nicholls on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game skid.