The Bison (11-13, 5-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) took the lead for good at 66-64 on Williams' jumper with 1:03 left. Cole's layup with 20 seconds left pushed the lead to four and Kyle Foster's free throws with six seconds left capped the scoring.
Florida A&M led 36-34 at halftime and extended the lead to five early in the half before Howard went on a 10-1 run and never trailed again.
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|North Carolina A&T||13-3||1||19-13|
|North Carolina Central||10-6||4||18-16|
|South Carolina State||5-11||9||8-26|