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Stapleton scores 27, FAU tops Florida Gulf Coast 85-68

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Xavian Stapleton scored 27 points, with six 3-pointers, and grabbed seven rebounds and Florida Atlantic pulled ahead early to beat Florida Gulf Coast 85-68 on Sunday for the Eagles' fourth straight loss.

Jailyn Ingram had 11 points, 10 boards and six assists and Jaylen Sebree added 12 points for the Owls (6-1), who made 11 3-pointers and shot 49 percent overall.

Karlis Silins' layup put the Owls up for good at 9-8 and Florida Atlantic pulled away on a 14-2 run and led 48-29 at halftime - the most first-half points FAU has scored this season.

The Eagles closed on a 12-4 run and trailed 63-53 on Christian Carlyle's 3 midway through the second half, but FAU answered with a 10-4 run and led by 20 points on Madiaw Niang's jumper with 2:02 to play.

Haanif Cheatham scored 20 points and Schadrac Casimir and Dinero Mercurius had 15 apiece for the Eagles (2-6).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo FGCU 2-6 293968
home team logo FAU 6-1 483785
Team Stats
away team logo FGCU 2-6 71.3 PPG 35.8 RPG 14.0 APG
home team logo FAU 6-1 70.4 PPG 42.4 RPG 12.7 APG
Key Players
11
S. Casimir 14.1 PPG 2.6 RPG 2.4 APG 48.0 FG%
15
J. Ingram 18.9 PPG 8.2 RPG 2.0 APG 55.7 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB