Florida Atlantic vs Troy

FAU 61, Troy 54

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TROY, Ala. (AP) - Greg Gantt scored 26 points and Florida Atlantic snapped a three-game losing streak with a 61-54 Sun Belt Conference win over Troy Thursday night.

Gantt was 7-of-18 shooting and 10-of-13 from the foul line. The senior entered Thursday eighth nationally with 21.2 points per game, and has now scored 20 or more in four straight and in eight of his past nine after failing to reach the plateau in the team's first four games.

Pablo Bertone followed with 21 points and seven rebounds for the Owls (6-7, 2-1).

Antoine Myers led the Trojans (5-9, 0-3) with 18 points.

Troy jumped ahead 5-0 and 8-6 and then led until Gantt's 3-pointer put FAU ahead 30-29 with 1:38 until halftime. The trey was a part of an 18-0 run that put the Owls up 49-29 with 17:35 left. Troy pulled within 57-54, but Gantt closed with four straight free throws.

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Florida Atlantic (6-7) «322961
Troy (5-9)292554

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Florida Atlantic Owls
K. Penn, F281-20-07052
J. McCoy, F210-11-23031
G. Gantt, G387-1810-1381126
P. Bertone, G308-144-671421
R. Morrow, G220-21-27441
J. Trapp272-52-24218
A. Mattison260-22-46002
D. Sekelja40-00-01010
D. Thornton30-00-01000
Totals 18-4420-294681961
 40.9%69% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F212-44-45018
H. Williams, G332-100-00305
E. Jones, G282-112-46147
A. Myers, G287-114-853318
D. Jethroe, G160-32-22012
J. Mullahey231-50-02023
T. Calhoun220-81-24121
R. Scott203-81-250410
J. Warren50-00-01010
W. Hinton30-00-01000
Totals 17-6014-223381854
 28.3%63.6% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Old Dominion6-115-486
Middle Tenn.6-114-522
Western Ky.6-114-643
Marshall5-214-694
UAB4-313-7157
So. Miss4-411-10196
North Texas3-410-10204
UT-San Antonio3-410-10274
FAU3-49-10221
FIU3-49-11287
La. Tech3-512-9155
UTEP2-57-12318
Charlotte1-65-13309
Rice1-64-16330

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Louisiana7-017-360
Texas St.6-213-8249
Ga. Southern5-214-6125
Georgia St.5-214-6170
S. Alabama4-311-9240
UT-Arlington4-413-8165
App. St.3-48-12247
Troy2-48-11236
Arkansas St.2-57-13295
Little Rock2-55-15297
Coast. Car.2-68-13250
UL-Monroe1-67-11299
 
Other games
NMEX 55 Final
CINCY 54