Louisiana-Monroe vs Florida Atlantic

FAU 76, Louisiana-Monroe 71


BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Greg Gantt scored 19 points and Richard Morrow had a double-double, 11 points and 13 rebounds, to lead Florida Atlantic past Louisiana-Monroe 76-71 Wednesday night in Sun Belt Conference play.

Stefan Moody scored 16 points and Pablo Bertone added 13 for FAU (11-12, 6-6).

Trailing at halftime 45-36, FAU opened the second half on a 15-4 run to take a 51-49 lead on Gantt's jumper with 12:46 left to play.

The teams traded leads for most of the second half until Bertone's 3-pointer with 1:55 left made it 70-67.

Amos Olatayo answered with a layup to make it 70-69, but the Warhawks failed to score another field goal the rest of the way. FAU made four free throws in the final minute to seal the victory.

Louisiana-Monroe shot just 21.1 percent (8 of 38) in the second half.

Olatayo scored a season-high 25 points for the Warhawks (3-14, 2-9).

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
J. James, F362-83-98947
M. Hansberry, G373-93-43329
A. Olatayo, G3011-183-472425
R. McCray, G260-42-22012
T. Mackey, G245-130-020314
M. Brown223-53-59249
K. Koszuta150-10-01120
T. Lindsey101-62-26025
Totals 25-6416-2643172271
Florida Atlantic Owls
K. Penn, F200-10-04030
G. Gantt, G378-191-223119
R. Morrow, G344-103-6130311
S. Moody, G325-94-621316
P. Bertone, G286-120-070213
J. Trapp273-72-442110
D. Sekelja131-21-33223
J. McCoy81-20-02032
A. Mattison10-02-20002
Totals 28-6213-234281876
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern6-013-685
Arkansas St.4-213-672
Georgia St.4-211-7111
Coast. Car.4-29-10187
UL Lafayette3-313-6135
Little Rock3-312-7224
Texas St.3-310-8257
S. Alabama2-49-10223
App. St.1-56-11266

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.7-017-329
La. Tech6-114-6178
UT-San Antonio4-29-10294
Old Dominion4-311-8144
Western Ky.3-49-11221
So. Miss3-46-13337
North Texas0-76-13307
Other games
ILL 75 Final
ARIZ 57 Final
BUTL 58 Final
STL 75
GONZ 88 Final
LMU 43