Scores

Final

UL Monroe 71

(3-14, 2-9 Sun Belt)

Florida Atl 76

(11-12, 6-6 Sun Belt)

7:00 PM ET, January 31, 2013

FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

1 2 T
ULM 45 2671
FAU 36 4076

Top Performers

Louisiana-Monroe: A. Olatayo 25 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

Florida Atlantic: P. Bertone 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

FAU 76, Louisiana-Monroe 71

Associated Press

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Greg Gantt scored 19 points and Richard Morrow had a double-double, 11 points and 13 rebounds, to lead Florida Atlantic past Louisiana-Monroe 76-71 Wednesday night in Sun Belt Conference play.

Stefan Moody scored 16 points and Pablo Bertone added 13 for FAU (11-12, 6-6).

Trailing at halftime 45-36, FAU opened the second half on a 15-4 run to take a 51-49 lead on Gantt's jumper with 12:46 left to play.

The teams traded leads for most of the second half until Bertone's 3-pointer with 1:55 left made it 70-67.

Amos Olatayo answered with a layup to make it 70-69, but the Warhawks failed to score another field goal the rest of the way. FAU made four free throws in the final minute to seal the victory.

Louisiana-Monroe shot just 21.1 percent (8 of 38) in the second half.

Olatayo scored a season-high 25 points for the Warhawks (3-14, 2-9).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ULM
FAU
Points 71 76
FG Made-Attempted 25-64 (.391) 28-62 (.452)
3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 7-20 (.350)
FT Made-Attempted 16-26 (.615) 13-23 (.565)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 5

2012-13 Season

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