Scores

Final

Middle Tennessee 67

(16-7, 6-2 C-USA)

Florida Atl 63

(8-15, 3-5 C-USA)

7:00 PM ET, February 6, 2014

FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

1 2 T
MTU 31 3667
FAU 29 3463

Top Performers

Middle Tennessee: S. Jones 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

Florida Atlantic: M. Botley 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

Middle Tennessee survives Florida Atlantic 67-63

Associated Press

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Shawn Jones scored 25 points as Middle Tennessee survived a late scare from Florida Atlantic to win 67-63 on Thursday.

FAU (8-15, 3-5 Conference USA) trailed by nine with 28 seconds left, but Marquan Botley hit a trey, Jackson Trapp made a pair of free throws after an offensive rebound, and Botley hit again from 3 and made the and-one after being fouled by Jaqawn Raymond to cut the deficit to one with 11 seconds left.

D'Andre Johnson fouled Neiko Hunter on the in-bounds, and Hunter sank one of two. After Pablo Bertone missed a layup for FAU, Kerry Hammonds II pulled down the rebound and was fouled. He sank both free throws to ice the game.

Middle Tennessee (16-7, 6-2) shot 53 percent from the floor. Hunter added 19 points and Hammonds finished with 11.

Botley led FAU with 19, Bertone had 17 and Trapp had 11.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MTU
FAU
Points 67 63
FG Made-Attempted 28-53 (.528) 20-52 (.385)
3P Made-Attempted 3-8 (.375) 10-25 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 8-13 (.615) 13-17 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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