Troy at Florida Atlantic

FAU 34, Troy 27


BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Graham Wilbert's fourth touchdown pass, a 22-yarder to William Dukes with 17 seconds remaining, lifted Florida Atlantic to a 34-27 victory over Troy on Saturday night.

Wilbert, who then completed a two-point conversion pass, drove the Owls (2-6, 1-4 Sun Belt Conference) 74 yards in nine plays after the Trojans (4-4, 3-3) went ahead 27-26 on Shawn Southward's 31-yard run with 1:49 remaining.

The victory ended a six-game skid for the Owls, who lost 37-34 in double overtime to South Alabama last week. It also ended their streak of 14 conference losses, dating to 2010.

FAU led 17-0, but Troy tied it after scoring two touchdowns in the final two minutes of the first half. The second was set up by an Owls fumble at their 29.

Mitch Anderson's 47-yard field goal broke the tie and Wilbert's third touchdown pass made it 26-17 with 3:49 left in the third quarter.

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Scoring Summary
FAUNexon Dorvilus 11 yd pass from Graham Wilbert (Mitch Anderson kick)
FAUNexon Dorvilus 9 yd pass from Graham Wilbert (Mitch Anderson kick)
FAUMitch Anderson 35 yd FG
TROYWill Scott 52 yd FG
TROYJaquon Robinson 20 yd pass from Corey Robinson (Will Scott kick)
TROYShawn Southward 1 yd run (Will Scott kick)
FAUMitch Anderson 47 yd FG
FAUJenson Stoshak 7 yd pass from Graham Wilbert (failed 2pt pass)
TROYWill Scott 17 yd FG
TROYShawn Southward 31 yd run (Will Scott kick)
FAUWilliam Dukes 22 yd pass from Graham Wilbert (Jonathan Wallace 2pt pass from Graham Wilbert)
Team Stats
First Downs1727
Third Down Efficiency4-167-16
Fourth Down Efficiency2-20-0
Plays-Net Yards71-38180-421
Passing Yds217261
Kick Return Yds2626
Punt Return Yds111
Time of Poss.23:5936:1
Individual Stats
TROY: Shawn Southward 11-68, Deon Anthony 10-36, D.J. Taylor 8-26, Justin Albert 4-26, Corey Robinson 2-4, Chandler Worthy 1-4
FAU: Jonathan Wallace 24-87, Martese Jackson 8-58, Graham Wilbert 5-11, Daniel McKinney 1-7, William Dukes 1--1, Erik Hansen 1--2
TROY: Corey Robinson 15-32-211-1, Deon Anthony 2-3-6-0
FAU: Graham Wilbert 26-40-261-0
TROY: Chip Reeves 5-88, Eric Thomas 3-15, Shawn Southward 2-44, D.J. Taylor 2-30, Chandler Worthy 2-11, Justin Albert 2-9, Jaquon Robinson 1-20
FAU: Nexon Dorvilus 6-78, William Dukes 6-41, Byron Hankerson 5-56, Daniel McKinney 4-61, Jenson Stoshak 2-22, Alex Deleon 1-2, Jonathan Wallace 1-1, Martese Jackson 1-0
Troy3rd Sun Belt 6-210-3
Florida Atlantic6th Conference USA East2-63-9

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