Scores

Final

Troy 59

(7-11, 2-5 Sun Belt)

Florida Atl 80

(10-9, 5-3 Sun Belt)

7:00 PM ET, January 17, 2013

FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

1 2 T
TROY 28 3159
FAU 32 4880

Top Performers

Troy: A. Myers 15 Pts, 2 Reb

Florida Atlantic: G. Gantt 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

FAU 80, Troy 59

Associated Press

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Greg Gantt scored 23 points, and Florida Atlantic opened the second half with a 19-5 run to hand Troy an 80-59 loss in Sun Belt Conference play on Thursday night.

FAU swept the season series, having beaten Troy 61-54 on Dec. 27 behind Gantt's 26 points.

Stefan Moody scored 15 points for the Owls (10-9, 5-3), Pablo Bertone had 14 and Jackson Trapp 11

Antoine Myers had 15 points for Troy (7-11, 2-5), and Emil Jones chipped in 10 points and seven rebounds.

FAU made 13 of 24 3-pointers in the game to Troy's 3 of 14.

Florida Atlantic scored the first 10 points in the second half, including 3-pointers from Bertone and Moody, which led to a 42-28 advantage 3:36 in. Gantt's 3-pointer made it 47-32 with 14 minutes to go, and his layup pushed the lead to 51-32 with 13:08 remaining.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TROY
FAU
Points 59 80
FG Made-Attempted 25-58 (.431) 31-59 (.525)
3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 13-24 (.542)
FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 5-7 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 6 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 1 22

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Dec 27, 2012 FAU 61, @TROY 54Recap
» Jan 17, 2013 @FAU 80, TROY 59Recap
Mar 8, 2013 TROY 81, @FAU 79Recap