Honor scores 17, Fordham beats Alabama A&M 77-46
NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Honor scored 10 of his 17 points in the first half when Fordham took a 17-point lead and the Rams went on to a 77-46 victory on Saturday.
Honor was 7-of-13 shooting, including 3 of 4 from the arc, and added five rebounds and four assists for Fordham (5-1), which won its fourth in a row, all at home. Jalen Cobb was 6 of 10 and added 13 points with the Rams shooting 52 percent, including 11 of 24 from distance.
The Bulldogs ended a six-game, season-opening road trip, all losses. Gerron Scissum made all eight of his free throws and scored 12 points and Andre Kennedy added 10 points for Alabama A&M, which shot just 26 percent, made only 2 of 16 3-pointers and was outrebounded 45-28.
Honor’s 3-pointer 1½ minutes into the game gave Fordham the lead for good with the Rams pulling away to a 35-18 halftime lead.
Alabama A&M has lost 19 of its last 20 dating to last season.