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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Florida International Golden Panthers
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
B. Moore273-51-28157
D. Hill111-20-01302
C. Bell91-20-03132
J. De La Rosa00-00-00000
T. Wozniak00-00-00000
Totals 25-5222-2839111876
 48.1%78.6% 
Florida Atlantic Owls
K. White, F253-52-45038
K. Penn, F210-10-21020
G. Gantt, G308-182-330221
S. Richardson, G284-130-011110
A. Tucker, G210-24-63524
J. McCoy251-22-69024
R. Taylor242-60-03524
P. Bertone151-62-22015
O. Grier40-20-00020
A. Mattison30-00-00010
J. Floyd20-00-01020
D. Mavin20-00-00000
Totals 19-5512-2331112056
 34.5%52.2% 
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Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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