Florida Atlantic vs Hofstra

FAU 62, Hofstra 60

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Alex Tucker scored four of his eight points in the game's final 44 seconds, including a layup with 2 seconds left, to send Florida Atlantic to a 62-60 win over Hofstra on Tuesday night.

There were four ties and three lead changes in the final 3 minutes, which also included a battle of individual scorers for both teams.

FAU's Greg Gantt scored nine straight points, while Hofstra's Mike Moore scored seven of his team's final nine.

After Gantt's 3-pointer put FAU (3-3) up by two, Shemiye McLendon knotted the game at 58-all with 1 minute left. Tucker hit a jumper just inside the final minute and Moore answered by going 2-for-2 from the line with 26 seconds left, setting the stage for Tucker's game-winner.

Gantt led the Owls with 21 points.

Moore paced the Pride (2-2) with 20 points.

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Florida Atlantic (3-3) «273562
Hofstra (2-2)322860

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Florida Atlantic Owls
K. White, F363-81-210117
K. Penn, F110-10-03010
P. Bertone, G355-110-082411
G. Gantt, G298-152-210221
R. Taylor, G211-50-02543
O. Grier202-63-32129
A. Tucker193-32-23618
S. Richardson151-30-02023
A. Mattison70-00-00010
D. Mavin40-10-21120
J. Floyd30-10-00000
Totals 23-548-1134162062
 42.6%72.7% 
Hofstra Pride
N. Lester, F371-134-512016
D. Imes, F351-61-29014
M. Kone, C180-20-04010
M. Moore, G295-119-973220
S. Mejia, G275-112-231414
S. McLendon305-82-221112
D. McMillan170-51-21201
S. Nwaukoni71-41-13013
Totals 18-6020-234271160
 30%87% 
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Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

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Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
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