Scores

Final

Troy 83

(10-17, 5-11 Sun Belt)

Florida Atl 82

(11-18, 7-9 Sun Belt)

    7:00 PM ET, February 25, 2012

    FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

    1 2 T
    TROY 41 4283
    FAU 45 3782

    Top Performers

    Troy: W. Weathers 28 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Florida Atlantic: P. Bertone 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Troy 83, FAU 82

    Associated Press

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Will Weathers scored 28 points, including the final six points of the game, to help Troy rally to beat Florida Atlantic 83-82 on Saturday night.

    The Owls led by as many as 19 points in the second half and Troy finished the game with a 16-2 run. Weathers converted a three-point play to cut the deficit to 82-80 with 42 seconds left, then hit three free throws with 14 seconds remaining for the winning points.

    Weathers made all four of his 3-point shots as the Trojans (10-17, 5-11 Sun Belt Conference) were 8 of 14 from beyond the arc. Troy shot 54.4 percent (31 of 57) from the field.

    Alan Jones added 18 for Troy.

    Florida Atlantic (11-18, 7-9) made 53.6 percent (30 of 56) of its field goal attempts, including 11 of 22 from 3-point range.

    Greg Gantt scored 28 points and Pablo Bertone added 20 for the Owls.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TROY
    FAU
    Points 83 82
    FG Made-Attempted 31-57 (.544) 30-56 (.536)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 11-22 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 11-16 (.688)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 19

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 19, 2012 FAU 88, @TROY 67Recap
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