Denver vs Florida Atlantic

FAU 72, Denver 71

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Shavar Richardson sank two foul shots with 1 second left as Florida Atlantic rallied for a 72-71 victory over Denver Thursday night in Sun Belt Conference action.

The Owls (10-14, 6-5) led 40-25 at halftime after making seven of their first nine 3-pointers. But Denver (17-8, 7-5) hit 12 consecutive shots midway through the second half to take the lead. The Pioneers led 54-52 on a trey by Brian Stafford (18 points, four treys) with 9:52 left.

The lead went back and forth until Denver's Chris Udofia (20 points, six blocked shots) completed a three-point play with 14 seconds left to put the Pioneers up 71-67. Greg Gantt, who led FAU with 20 points, quickly hit a 3-pointer. When Stafford missed both free throws with 0:08 left, he then fouled Richardson on his 3-point attempt with 1 second left. Richardson made the first two free throws to win it.

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Scoreboard
Denver (17-8)254671
Florida Atlantic (10-14) «403272

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Denver Pioneers
C. Udofia, F358-113-864220
R. Lewis, F254-90-14248
B. Olson, G382-42-25427
B. Stafford, G387-100-212218
C. Hallam, G190-30-03120
R. O'Neale256-92-330316
T. Hallam121-10-01112
J. Coughlin50-00-01110
B. Foeman30-00-00000
Totals 28-477-1626151771
 59.6%43.8% 
Florida Atlantic Owls
K. Penn, F160-20-21020
P. Bertone, G353-112-24059
R. Taylor, G356-130-034314
G. Gantt, G316-112-251218
A. Tucker, G275-90-164011
J. McCoy241-52-27014
D. Mavin181-16-62108
S. Richardson122-23-41018
A. Mattison10-00-00000
K. White10-00-00010
Totals 24-5415-1931101572
 44.4%78.9% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-422-12116
No. Dak. St.11-519-11111
Neb.-Omaha9-718-14138
IPFW8-820-13178
Denver8-816-14211
S. Dak. St.8-818-17155
IUPUI7-914-18218
Western Ill.5-118-20325
Oral Roberts4-128-22292

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
 
Other games
Wisc 68 Final
Minn 61
Ole Miss 60 Final
Miss St 70
TNST 72 Final
MRST 68
Illinois 71 Final
Indiana 84
STMA 59 Final
GONZ 73