Denver vs Florida Atlantic

FAU 72, Denver 71


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.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
Denver (17-8)254671
Florida Atlantic (10-14) «403272

Related Video


CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

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
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
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-422-12116
No. Dak. St.11-519-11111
S. Dak. St.8-818-17155
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
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
So. Miss6-129-22331
North Texas2-168-22339
Other games
Wisc 68 Final
Minn 61
Ole Miss 60 Final
Miss St 70
TNST 72 Final
Illinois 71 Final
Indiana 84
STMA 59 Final