Florida Atlantic vs Louisiana-Monroe

Louisiana-Monroe 65, FAU 64

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MONROE, La. (AP) - Trent Mackey hit a 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining to lift Louisiana-Monroe to a 65-64 win Saturday over Florida Atlantic, snapping a three-game losing streak.

Jayon James scored a career-high 26 points with 10 rebounds, while Mackey added 19 points for the Warhawks (2-7, 1-2 Sun Belt Conference), who scored the final five points of the contest.

Louisiana-Monroe trailed 40-30 with 15:13 left, but trimmed the deficit to 56-55 with 3:30 to go.

The Owls (6-8, 2-2) rebuilt a six-point cushion and still led by four with 54 seconds remaining.

After James made a layup, Florida Atlantic's Stefan Moody missed two foul shots with 35 seconds left. Kyle Koszuta's 3-point attempt missed with 16 seconds to go and Marcelis Hansberry got the offensive rebound and fed Mackey for his fifth trey. Mackey has made at least five 3-pointers in three straight games.

Greg Gantt led Florida Atlantic with 25 points.

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Louisiana-Monroe (2-7) «283765

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Florida Atlantic Owls
J. McCoy, F335-74-550114
K. Penn, F261-10-06042
G. Gantt, G4010-191-241225
R. Morrow, G331-10-22313
P. Bertone, G244-67-733116
A. Mattison152-20-03234
S. Moody140-30-21020
J. Trapp70-20-02110
D. Sekelja40-10-01110
C. Baker20-00-00110
C. Bryant20-00-00000
Totals 23-4212-1831121764
 54.8%66.7% 
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
J. James, F3212-212-5102426
M. Brown, F201-50-03052
M. Hansberry, G374-92-535210
T. Mackey, G317-140-011319
R. McCray, G110-30-02100
T. Lindsey281-30-02132
K. Koszuta251-30-00613
A. Olatayo161-50-03003
Totals 27-634-1030161865
 42.9%40% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-112
La. Tech0-07-252
Marshall0-07-3179
Old Dominion0-07-377
FAU0-06-3105
Western Ky.0-06-328
UAB0-06-4204
So. Miss0-05-4306
North Texas0-06-5257
UT-San Antonio0-06-5244
FIU0-04-4291
Charlotte0-03-6318
UTEP0-03-6207
Rice0-02-7301

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-07-237
Louisiana0-07-2192
UT-Arlington0-07-367
Georgia St.0-06-3213
Coast. Car.0-05-5194
S. Alabama0-05-5286
Texas St.0-05-5335
Troy0-05-5261
App. St.0-05-6271
UL-Monroe0-03-5236
Arkansas St.0-03-6339
Little Rock0-02-7322
 
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WMU 68 Final
NCST 84
SACL 77 Final
DUKE 90
UNLV 73 Final
UNC 79
AUB 79 Final
ILL 81
UK 77 Final
LOU 80
CHST 44 Final
OHST 87
AF 61 Final
FLA 78
CMICH 73 Final
MICH 88
AST 36 Final
SYR 57
UMKC 44 Final
KSU 52
AMER 57 Final
KAN 89
BUTL 68 Final
VANDY 49
EVAN 70 Final
CREI 87