Florida A&M Rattlers basketball

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This article is about the men's basketball team at Florida A&M University. The women's team is known as the Lady Rattlers.
Florida A&M Rattlers
2016–17 Florida A&M Rattlers basketball team
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University Florida A&M University
Head coach Robert McCullum (1st season)
Conference MEAC
Location Tallahassee, Florida
Arena Alfred Lawson, Jr. Multipurpose Center
(Capacity: 9,639)
Nickname Rattlers
Colors Green and Orange[1]
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours

NCAA Tournament appearances
1999, 2004, 2007
Conference tournament champions
1991, 1999, 2004, 2007

The Florida A&M Rattlers basketball team is the basketball team that represent Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida. The school's team currently competes in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2007. Their home arena is the Teaching Gym/Alfred Lawson, Jr. Multipurpose Center, which seats a maximum of 9,639.

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Division I Tournament results[edit]

The Rattlers have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament three times. Their combined record is 1–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
1999 First Round Duke L 58–99
2004 Opening Round
First Round
W 72–57
L 76–96
2007 Opening Round Niagara L 69–77

NCAA Division II tournament results[edit]

The Rattlers have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament four times. Their combined record is 3–4.

Year Round Opponent Result
1957 Regional Semifinals North Carolina Central L 61–78
1959 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Lincoln (MO)
North Carolina A&T
W 90–73
L 75–98
1962 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Youngstown State
W 74–60
L 33–35
1978 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Central Florida
W 72–69
L 78–85

Rattlers in the NBA[edit]


  1. ^ FAMUAthletics.com Style Guide (PDF). Retrieved June 12, 2016. 

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