Scores

Final

Marist 84

(5-4, 0-2 MAAC)

Florida Atl 75

(3-6, 2-0 A-Sun)

    7:00 PM ET, December 29, 2005

    FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

    1 2 T
    MRST 34 5084
    FAU 33 4275

    Top Performers

    Marist: R. Stilphen 18 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Florida Atlantic: D. Rice 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Marist 84, Fla Atlantic 75

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Will Whittington led Marist College with 20 points en route to an 84-75 win over Florida Atlantic University on Thursday.

    Marist shot 66.7 percent in the second half, while making just one turnover. Marist improved to 5-4 overall, while Florida Atlantic dropped to 3-6.

    In the second half, Marist led by as many as 14. Florida Atlantic closed the gap to as little as four points on free throws by DeAndre Rice, who scored 20 of his 23 points in the second half.

    While Whittington was Marist's lead scorer, Ryan Stilphen had 18 points with 11 rebounds. James Smith and Jared Jordan scored 13 points each.

    Marist won the rebounding battle 32 to 27.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MRST
    FAU
    Points 84 75
    FG Made-Attempted 32-54 (.593) 24-54 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 13-32 (.406)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 3

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