Scores

Final

Florida Atl 66

(8-12, 4-3 Sun Belt)

FIU 64

(5-14, 2-5 Sun Belt)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    2:00 PM ET, January 21, 2012

    U.S. Century Bank Arena, Miami, Florida

    1 2 T
    FAU 33 3366
    FIU 31 3364

    Top Performers

    Florida Atlantic: J. McCoy 18 Pts, 11 Reb

    Florida International: J. Allen 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    FAU 66, FIU 64

    Associated Press

    MIAMI, Fla. -- Greg Gantt scored 19 points and Jordan McCoy had a double-double to lead Florida Atlantic over Florida International 66-64 on Saturday.

    The Owls (8-12, 4-3 Sun Belt Conference) had a slightly worse shooting day than FIU, making 46.9 percent (23 of 49) compared to 47.7 percent (21 of 44), but outrebounded the Panthers 33-21.

    McCoy had 11 rebounds and 18 points and helped FAU put up 16 second-chance points, while the Panthers had just two.

    Raymond Taylor added 14 points for the Owls, who won for the fifth straight time over FIU (5-14, 2-5).

    FAU got big production from its bench, outscoring the Panthers non-starters 16-2.

    Jeremy Allen led the Panthers with 20 points, shooting 4 of 5 from 3-point range. DeJuan Wright and Dominique Ferguson chipped in 14 points each and Phil Taylor had 11 for FIU.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FAU
    FIU
    Points 66 64
    FG Made-Attempted 23-49 (.469) 21-44 (.477)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 5-11 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 0

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 21, 2012 FAU 66, @FIU 64Recap
    Feb 4, 2012 FIU 76, @FAU 56Recap