Scores

Final

Troy 88

(8-8, 1-4 Sun Belt)

Florida Atl 93

(5-12, 1-5 Sun Belt)

    6:00 PM ET, January 12, 2008

    FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

    1 2 T
    TROY 41 4788
    FAU 41 5293

    Top Performers

    Troy: M. Vogler 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 4 Stl

    Florida Atlantic: C. Monroe 24 Pts, 16 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Florida Atlantic 93, Troy 88

    Associated Press

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Carlos Monroe scored 24 points to help Florida Atlantic defeat Troy 93-88 Saturday night.

    Florida Atlantic (5-12, 1-5 Sun Belt Conference) took a 14-8 lead on a Monroe lay-up with 15:25 in the first half.

    A 7-0 Florida Atlantic run late in the first half pushed the lead to 32-22. Troy responded and took a 38-36 lead. At the break the teams were tied at 41.

    Florida Atlantic started the second half on a 7-2 break to take a 48-43 advantage. Troy (8-8, 1-4) then regained the lead 54-51.

    Jeff Parmer's three point play tied the game at 54. Two straight Justin Jonus jumpers gave Troy a four point lead. Monroe then scored seven of Florida Atlantic's next nine points giving his team a 63-61 lead.

    O'Darien Bassett's three-pointer made the score 81-79 with 1:40 left. Monroe then scored four of the next five points lead to 86-79.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TROY
    FAU
    Points 88 93
    FG Made-Attempted 29-70 (.414) 33-67 (.493)
    3P Made-Attempted 14-43 (.326) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-22 (.727) 21-31 (.677)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 10

    2007-08 Season

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