Florida Atlantic vs Arkansas State

Arkansas St. 63, FAU 38

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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Brandon Peterson had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Arkansas State held Florida Atlantic to its second-lowest point total in 17 years, defeating the Owls 63-38 Saturday night.

The Red Wolves (12-8, 6-5 Sun Belt) took control from the outset, jumping out to a 15-4 lead en route to a 30-18 halftime advantage. Arkansas State then scored 20 of the first 27 points in the second half to put the game out of reach.

Greg Gantt led Florida Atlantic (10-12, 5-6) with 13 points. The Owls shot just 32 percent from the floor, missed all 10 of their free-throw attempts and committed 21 turnovers. It was their lowest point total since a 79-35 loss to Virginia Tech on Feb. 4, 1995. They also scored 38 points in a 40-38 loss to Arkansas-Little Rock on Jan. 7, 2012.

Marcus Hooten added 14 points for Arkansas State, while Trey Finn and Kelvin Downs each had 11.

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Scoreboard
Florida Atlantic (10-12)182038
Arkansas State (12-8) «303363

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Florida Atlantic Owls
K. Penn, F290-20-06040
D. Sekelja, C190-31-23031
G. Gantt, G266-101-401013
S. Moody, G231-72-26014
J. Trapp, G190-30-02000
R. Morrow292-33-47137
J. McCoy251-11-23013
P. Bertone142-83-54017
A. Mattison71-31-21003
C. Baker50-10-01000
J. Lacunza40-00-01010
Totals 13-4112-213621438
 31.7%57.1% 
Arkansas State Red Wolves
B. Peterson, F276-93-6102415
M. Hooten, G345-91-232214
T. Finn, G323-104-462211
E. Townsel, G322-90-01244
C. Golden, G231-50-03142
R. Dickerson273-50-10316
K. Downs225-81-220311
K. Brown10-00-00010
J. Pierre10-10-00000
J. Weaver10-00-00000
Totals 25-569-1529122163
 44.6%60% 
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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

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UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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