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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Western Ky.5-013-538
Old Dominion4-113-4102
UAB4-113-5160
Marshall3-212-6141
North Texas3-210-8182
FAU2-38-9204
FIU2-38-10291
So. Miss2-49-10205
UT-San Antonio2-49-10285
UTEP2-47-11318
Charlotte1-45-11297
Rice1-44-14323
La. Tech1-510-9153

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Louisiana5-015-387
Ga. Southern5-114-5127
Texas St.5-112-7251
Georgia St.4-213-6173
UT-Arlington3-312-7150
App. St.3-38-11238
S. Alabama2-39-9243
Troy2-38-10217
Little Rock2-45-14274
UL-Monroe1-47-9311
Coast. Car.1-57-12262
Arkansas St.1-56-13312
 
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