Scores

Final

FIU 76

(7-15, 4-6 Sun Belt)

Florida Atl 56

(9-14, 5-5 Sun Belt)

    7:00 PM ET, February 4, 2012

    FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

    1 2 T
    FIU 28 4876
    FAU 29 2756

    Top Performers

    Florida International: J. Allen 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Florida Atlantic: G. Gantt 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    FIU 76, FAU 56

    Associated Press

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Phil Taylor scored 22 points and Jeremy Allen added 20 for FIU in a 76-56 win over in-state foe Florida Atlantic on Saturday night.

    Dominique Ferguson added 14 points for the Golden Panthers (7-15, 4-6 Sun Belt Conference), who have won back-to-back games for the first time this season. They avenged a Jan. 21st loss to FAU.

    Taylor led FIU at the free-throw line by going 13-for-14, and the Golden Panthers finished 22-for-28 (78.6 percent) in the win.

    The Owls were just 12 of 23 (52.2 percent) at the foul line.

    FAU led by one point at the break, but the Golden Panthers used an 11-0 run midway through the second half to pull away. They outscored the Owls 48-27 in the second half.

    Greg Gantt finished with 21 points to lead FAU (9-14, 5-5), who have lost two straight for the first time since December.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FIU
    FAU
    Points 76 56
    FG Made-Attempted 25-52 (.481) 19-55 (.345)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-10 (.400) 6-27 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-28 (.786) 12-23 (.522)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 4

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 21, 2012 FAU 66, @FIU 64Recap
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