Scores

Final OT

FIU 88

(12-17, 7-11 Sun Belt)

Florida Atl 91

(16-14, 10-8 Sun Belt)

    7:00 PM ET, February 28, 2007

    FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

    1 2 OT T
    FIU 36 46 688
    FAU 34 48 991

    Top Performers

    Florida International: E. Nsangou 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Florida Atlantic: C. Monroe 26 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Florida Atlantic 91, Fla. International 88

    Associated Press

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Carlos Monroe had 26 points and 15 rebounds to lead Florida Atlantic's 91-88 overtime win over Florida International in the first round of the Sun Belt tournament Wednesday night.

    Florida International (12-17, 7-12 SBC) ended the first half with a 36-34 lead, but Florida Atlantic (16-14, 11-8 SBC) came back in the second.

    Florida Atlantic's DeAndre Rice scored 23 points, Jeff Parmer had 18 and Paul Graham had 17.

    The leading scorer for Florida International was Johwen Villegas with 19 points. Erick Nsangoe and Chris Fuller added 17 each for the team. Alex Galindo scored 15, and Nikola Gacesa scored 11.

    The game was close all night, with the lead changing 24 times.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FIU
    FAU
    Points 88 91
    FG Made-Attempted 32-70 (.457) 35-66 (.530)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-31 (.323) 4-8 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-19 (.737) 17-23 (.739)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 5

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