Florida A&M University’s Jasmine Grice proved why she was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Preseason Co-Player of the Year, scoring 34 points to lead the Lady Rattlers to an easy 87-42 blowout of the Howard University Lady Bison on Jan. 25 at the Al Lawson Center in Tallahassee, Fla.
Grice and Florida A&M put the game on ice early, using a fast start to build a 41-23 halftime lead. The Lady Rattlers pushed their lead up to 30 points after going on a 20-8 run in the second half, and eventually extended their lead to 40 points by the end of the game.
“FAMU is a great team and tonight we just weren’t able to hit our shots,” said Howard head coach Tennille Adams, according to Howard University Sports Information. “Every game in this league is a tough one so we just have to bounce back and be prepared for [out next contest].”
Howard was led by sophomore center Victoria Gonzalez’s 14 points, six rebounds and three blocks in the loss.
Howard fell to 7-11 overall and 3-2 in the MEAC, while Florida A&M improved to 9-11 overall and 3-4 in the MEAC. Howard will next face Bethune-Cookman on Jan. 27 in Daytona Beach, Fla.