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State basketball roundup (Feb. 5): UMES men halt seven-game slide, 62-61

State basketball roundup (Feb. 5): UMES men halt seven-game slide, 62-61

Logan McIntosh scored 13 points Monday night and hit two free throws with 6.4 seconds left to help host UMES end a seven-game skid, 62-61 over Florida A&M (4-22, 3-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference ).

Ahmad Frost led the Hawks (6-19, 2-8) with 19 points and Miryne Thomas had 16 points and 11 rebounds.

UMES trailed 57-52 before Frost hit a 3-pointer with 3:10 left that sparked a 10-4 run to close the game.

The Rattlers retook the lead on Marcus Barham's layup and Desmond Williams' free throw made it 60-58. Thomas tied it with a jumper with 53 seconds left and Williams made another free throw with 29 seconds left before McIntosh's foul shots sealed it.

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