Florida Atlantic vs Hofstra

FAU 62, Hofstra 60

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Alex Tucker scored four of his eight points in the game's final 44 seconds, including a layup with 2 seconds left, to send Florida Atlantic to a 62-60 win over Hofstra on Tuesday night.

There were four ties and three lead changes in the final 3 minutes, which also included a battle of individual scorers for both teams.

FAU's Greg Gantt scored nine straight points, while Hofstra's Mike Moore scored seven of his team's final nine.

After Gantt's 3-pointer put FAU (3-3) up by two, Shemiye McLendon knotted the game at 58-all with 1 minute left. Tucker hit a jumper just inside the final minute and Moore answered by going 2-for-2 from the line with 26 seconds left, setting the stage for Tucker's game-winner.

Gantt led the Owls with 21 points.

Moore paced the Pride (2-2) with 20 points.

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Scoreboard
Florida Atlantic (3-3) «273562
Hofstra (2-2)322860

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Florida Atlantic Owls
K. White, F363-81-210117
K. Penn, F110-10-03010
P. Bertone, G355-110-082411
G. Gantt, G298-152-210221
R. Taylor, G211-50-02543
O. Grier202-63-32129
A. Tucker193-32-23618
S. Richardson151-30-02023
A. Mattison70-00-00010
D. Mavin40-10-21120
J. Floyd30-10-00000
Totals 23-548-1134162062
 42.6%72.7% 
Hofstra Pride
N. Lester, F371-134-512016
D. Imes, F351-61-29014
M. Kone, C180-20-04010
M. Moore, G295-119-973220
S. Mejia, G275-112-231414
S. McLendon305-82-221112
D. McMillan170-51-21201
S. Nwaukoni71-41-13013
Totals 18-6020-234271160
 30%87% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-114
La. Tech0-07-394
Marshall0-07-3178
Old Dominion0-07-365
FAU0-06-3107
So. Miss0-06-4269
UAB0-06-4189
Western Ky.0-06-451
North Texas0-06-5247
UT-San Antonio0-06-5248
FIU0-05-5249
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6214
Rice0-03-7304

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Towson0-010-129
Charleston0-07-2185
Hofstra0-07-3104
Will. & Mary0-06-3114
Elon0-06-4121
Northeastern0-06-4138
Drexel0-05-5203
Delaware0-04-6270
J. Madison0-03-8347
UNC-Wilm.0-02-6263
 
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