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
Middle Tenn.14-124-431
La. Tech12-320-8121
Old Dominion9-516-10136
UTEP9-511-15257
Rice8-618-9184
Marshall8-615-12125
UAB8-715-13181
Western Ky.7-713-14217
UT-San Antonio6-811-16299
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington11-321-635
Arkansas St.10-419-880
Georgia St.10-517-10127
Ga. Southern10-517-11123
Coast. Car.9-614-14141
Texas St.8-615-11209
Troy8-616-12194
UL Lafayette6-816-11151
S. Alabama6-813-14218
Little Rock4-1013-14247
App. St.3-128-18263
UL-Monroe1-137-20314
 
Other games
NMEX 55 Final
CINCY 54