Florida Atlantic vs Troy

FAU 61, Troy 54

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TROY, Ala. (AP) - Greg Gantt scored 26 points and Florida Atlantic snapped a three-game losing streak with a 61-54 Sun Belt Conference win over Troy Thursday night.

Gantt was 7-of-18 shooting and 10-of-13 from the foul line. The senior entered Thursday eighth nationally with 21.2 points per game, and has now scored 20 or more in four straight and in eight of his past nine after failing to reach the plateau in the team's first four games.

Pablo Bertone followed with 21 points and seven rebounds for the Owls (6-7, 2-1).

Antoine Myers led the Trojans (5-9, 0-3) with 18 points.

Troy jumped ahead 5-0 and 8-6 and then led until Gantt's 3-pointer put FAU ahead 30-29 with 1:38 until halftime. The trey was a part of an 18-0 run that put the Owls up 49-29 with 17:35 left. Troy pulled within 57-54, but Gantt closed with four straight free throws.

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Florida Atlantic Owls
K. Penn, F281-20-07052
J. McCoy, F210-11-23031
G. Gantt, G387-1810-1381126
P. Bertone, G308-144-671421
R. Morrow, G220-21-27441
J. Trapp272-52-24218
A. Mattison260-22-46002
D. Sekelja40-00-01010
D. Thornton30-00-01000
Totals 18-4420-294681961
 40.9%69% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F212-44-45018
H. Williams, G332-100-00305
E. Jones, G282-112-46147
A. Myers, G287-114-853318
D. Jethroe, G160-32-22012
J. Mullahey231-50-02023
T. Calhoun220-81-24121
R. Scott203-81-250410
J. Warren50-00-01010
W. Hinton30-00-01000
Totals 17-6014-223381854
 28.3%63.6% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Little Rock17-330-542
UL-Monroe15-520-1496
UT-Arlington13-724-11105
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259
Troy4-169-22293
 
Other games
NMEX 55 Final
CINCY 54