Scores

Final

Florida Atl 63

(6-4, 2-3 away)

Hofstra 59

(5-4, 1-0 CAA)

    4:00 PM ET, December 11, 2010

    Mack Sports Complex, Hempstead, New York

    1 2 T
    FAU 39 2463
    HOF 30 2959

    Top Performers

    Florida Atlantic: R. Taylor 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    Hofstra: C. Jenkins 32 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Florida Atlantic 63, Hofstra 59

    Associated Press

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Greg Gantt scored 17 points and Florida Atlantic held off Hofstra for a 63-59 victory on Saturday.

    Raymond Taylor was 4 of 5 from the 3-point line and scored 14 points for the Owls (6-4), who have won three consecutive games.

    Florida Atlantic led throughout the second half, but Hofstra (5-4) cut the margin to 58-57 on Charles Jenkins' jumper with 3:26 remaining.

    Taylor hit a 3-pointer for a 61-57 lead with 1:55 remaining and Hofstra countered with Greg Washington's two free throws to trail 61-59 with 1:30 left.

    Taylor closed out the scoring with two free throws with 42 seconds to play.

    Jenkins, who scored 40 points on Wednesday night, finished with 32. He hit three 3-pointers, but the Pride, which had won four consecutive games, was 5 for 20 from behind the arc (25 percent).

    Brett Royster added 10 points for Florida Atlantic.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FAU
    HOF
    Points 63 59
    FG Made-Attempted 23-43 (.535) 19-47 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-12 (.583) 5-20 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 16-18 (.889)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 2

    2010-11 Season

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