BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Carlos Monroe had a game-high 25 points as Florida Atlantic beat North Florida 70-64 on Tuesday.
Florida Atlantic (3-7) led at halftime 34-28 and expanded its lead to as much as 14 in the second half. But North Florida (1-8) came back with at 19-5 run and tied the game at 58 with less than six minutes left.
North Florida had a chance to take the lead, but FAU's Sean Alarcon stole a pass and was able to hit a layup and Florida Atlantic took a 60-58 lead.
Monroe led all scorers and grabbed 10 rebounds. Alarcon scored 11 points, and Carderro Nwoji scored 17.