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Florida International vs Florida Atlantic

FIU 76, FAU 56

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Phil Taylor scored 22 points and Jeremy Allen added 20 for FIU in a 76-56 win over in-state foe Florida Atlantic on Saturday night.

Dominique Ferguson added 14 points for the Golden Panthers (7-15, 4-6 Sun Belt Conference), who have won back-to-back games for the first time this season. They avenged a Jan. 21st loss to FAU.

Taylor led FIU at the free-throw line by going 13-for-14, and the Golden Panthers finished 22-for-28 (78.6 percent) in the win.

The Owls were just 12 of 23 (52.2 percent) at the foul line.

FAU led by one point at the break, but the Golden Panthers used an 11-0 run midway through the second half to pull away. They outscored the Owls 48-27 in the second half.

Greg Gantt finished with 21 points to lead FAU (9-14, 5-5), who have lost two straight for the first time since December.

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D. Ferguson, F366-84-731116
G. Dierickx, C60-00-01010
D. Wright, G394-121-211139
J. Allen, G387-133-341220
P. Taylor, G343-1013-1443320
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K. Penn, F210-10-21020
G. Gantt, G308-182-330221
S. Richardson, G284-130-011110
A. Tucker, G210-24-63524
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P. Bertone151-62-22015
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J. Floyd20-00-01020
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