Florida Atlantic vs Arkansas State

Arkansas St. 63, FAU 38

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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Brandon Peterson had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Arkansas State held Florida Atlantic to its second-lowest point total in 17 years, defeating the Owls 63-38 Saturday night.

The Red Wolves (12-8, 6-5 Sun Belt) took control from the outset, jumping out to a 15-4 lead en route to a 30-18 halftime advantage. Arkansas State then scored 20 of the first 27 points in the second half to put the game out of reach.

Greg Gantt led Florida Atlantic (10-12, 5-6) with 13 points. The Owls shot just 32 percent from the floor, missed all 10 of their free-throw attempts and committed 21 turnovers. It was their lowest point total since a 79-35 loss to Virginia Tech on Feb. 4, 1995. They also scored 38 points in a 40-38 loss to Arkansas-Little Rock on Jan. 7, 2012.

Marcus Hooten added 14 points for Arkansas State, while Trey Finn and Kelvin Downs each had 11.

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Florida Atlantic Owls
K. Penn, F290-20-06040
D. Sekelja, C190-31-23031
G. Gantt, G266-101-401013
S. Moody, G231-72-26014
J. Trapp, G190-30-02000
R. Morrow292-33-47137
J. McCoy251-11-23013
P. Bertone142-83-54017
A. Mattison71-31-21003
C. Baker50-10-01000
J. Lacunza40-00-01010
Totals 13-4112-213621438
 31.7%57.1% 
Arkansas State Red Wolves
B. Peterson, F276-93-6102415
M. Hooten, G345-91-232214
T. Finn, G323-104-462211
E. Townsel, G322-90-01244
C. Golden, G231-50-03142
R. Dickerson273-50-10316
K. Downs225-81-220311
K. Brown10-00-00010
J. Pierre10-10-00000
J. Weaver10-00-00000
Totals 25-569-1529122163
 44.6%60% 
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UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
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Rice8-1012-20248
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Marshall7-1111-21296
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UL Lafayette13-722-14143
UT-Arlington10-1016-15185
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313
 
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