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FIU holds off FAU 78-74 behind Andrews, Jacob

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Devon Andrews scored 19 points, Trejon Jacob added 15 and Florida International held off Florida Atlantic 78-74 on Wednesday night.

FAU rallied from 12 points down and closed to 76-74 on Michael Forrest's 3 with 16 seconds left and Brian Beard Jr. missed a pair of free throws at the other end. But Xavian Stapleton missed a layup with four seconds left and Antonio Daye Jr. iced it with two from the line.

Beard had 14 points and nine assists and Daye added 10 points and seven assists for the Golden Panthers (13-7, 4-3 Conference USA), who held the Owls to 38-percent shooting but were outrebounded 50-32.

FIU pulled ahead late in the first half on Willy Nunez Jr.'s 3 and led 40-34 at halftime.

Adger scored 21, Richardson Maitre added 15 and Stapleton had 13 with nine rebounds for FAU (11-9, 2-5), who have lost four straight.

The teams play again Saturday in Miami.

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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 FIU 13-7 403878
home team logo FAU 11-9 344074
Team Stats
away team logo FIU 13-7 82.3 PPG 39.2 RPG 14.4 APG
home team logo FAU 11-9 70.4 PPG 42.4 RPG 12.7 APG
Key Players
4
B. Beard Jr. 17.3 PPG 3.3 RPG 6.0 APG 39.4 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
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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