Louisiana-Monroe vs Florida Atlantic

FAU 76, Louisiana-Monroe 71

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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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Scoreboard
Louisiana-Monroe (3-14)452671
Florida Atlantic (11-12) «364076

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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
 39.1%61.5% 
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
 45.2%56.5% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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ILL 75 Final
MIST 80
ARIZ 57 Final
WASH 53
BUTL 58 Final
STL 75
GONZ 88 Final
LMU 43