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Florida Atlantic vs Portland

Portland 70, FAU 65

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SEATTLE (AP) - Derrick Rodgers' basket gave Portland the lead with 28 seconds left, helping the Pilots to a 70-65 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday to open the World Vision Classic.

Owls guard Greg Gantt led all scorers with 23 points. The Pilots were led by Nemanja Mitrovic's 18 points.

After Rodgers put Portland up 66-65, Mitrovic made two free throws. Gantt then missed a 3-pointer before Ryan Nicholas made two free throws to push the Pilots in front 70-65.

Gantt scored 18 points in the first half. He made four 3-pointers.

A short jump shot by Kore White gave the Owls a 20-8 lead with 10:49 left in the first half. That was the biggest lead by either team.

But Portland used an 11-3 run to close the first half and tie it at 35.

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Florida Atlantic Owls
K. White, F214-92-242410
J. McCoy, F151-30-06132
G. Gantt, G329-190-060223
R. Taylor, G302-141-23416
A. Tucker, G240-30-01520
K. Penn272-31-16055
P. Bertone234-83-550311
D. Mavin192-51-54105
S. Richardson71-30-00003
O. Grier20-00-00000
Totals 25-678-1537132065
 37.3%53.3% 
Portland Pilots
R. Nicholas, F234-95-5112413
R. Barker, C211-32-23134
N. Mitrovic, G326-164-481118
T. Douglas, G242-61-22217
K. Thieleke, G30-10-00000
D. Carr212-30-02105
T. van der Mars190-32-43032
D. Rodgers184-63-322011
D. Cason151-54-44016
K. Bailey121-22-20024
T. Riley120-00-11020
Totals 21-5423-274091770
 38.9%85.2% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Gonzaga15-329-7
BYU13-523-12
San Fran.13-521-12
St. Marys11-723-12
Pepperdine8-1015-16
San Diego7-1118-17
Portland7-1115-16
Pacific6-1218-16
Santa Clara6-1214-19
Loyola-Mary.4-1413-19
 
Other games
KENSAW 31 Final
Wisc 85
FORD 53 Final
Syracuse 78
PRESBY 55 Final
DUKE 96