Shuler carries Charleston Southern over FAU 68-66
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dontrell Shuler had 17 points as Charleston Southern narrowly defeated Florida Atlantic 68-66 in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament first round on Thursday...
Elmore powers Marshall’s 76-61 comeback win over FAU
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Marshall rallied from 17 points down in the first half to beat Florida Atlantic 76-61 on Saturday.
Daye lifts FIU past FAU 79-76
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Antonio Daye had a season-high 22 points as Florida International narrowly defeated Florida Atlantic 79-76 on Saturday.
UTSA tops FAU 86-74 behind Jackson, Wallace
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace scored 24 points apiece as UTSA stretched its home win streak to 10 games, defeating Florida Atlantic 86-74 on Saturday. Wallace also had eight rebounds for the Roadrunners.
Giovanni De Nicolao had 10 points and nine assists for UTSA (15-10, 9-3 Conference USA).
Kevaughn Ellis had 14 points for the Owls (14-11, 5-7). Michael Forrest added 13 points. Anthony Adger had 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Florida Atlantic defense shuts down UTEP for 61-48 victory
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Anthony Adger drained a career-best 8 of 11 from long range and scored 27 points as Florida Atlantic walked over UTEP 61-48 on Thursday night.
Adger made 3 of 6 from deep and had 11 points in the first half as Florida Atlantic took a 30-19 lead into the break. The Miners fared better in the second period, but Florida Atlantic still won the final half 31-29.
Edwards, Griffin lead SoMiss over Florida Atlantic 74-72
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Cortez Edwards had 22 points, six steals and five assists, Tyree Griffin scored 21 points, and Southern Mississippi held off Florida Atlantic 74-72 on Saturday.
Conference USA player of the week Leonard Harper-Baker had 10 points and eight rebounds for Southern Miss (14-9, 6-5). The Golden Eagles shot 58 percent from the field — 70 percent on 2-point tries — in winning their third straight conference game.
Adger scores 26 with 5 3s, FAU beats FIU 89-72
MIAMI (AP) — Anthony Adger scored 26 points with 5-of-8 3-point shooting to help Florida Atlantic beat Florida International 89-72 on Saturday night.
Michael Forrest added 22 points and Xavian Stapleton had 20 on 8-of-10 shooting for the Owls (12-9, 3-5 Conference USA).
FAU scored 13 straight points to build its largest lead of the game, 88-68 on Simeon Lepichev's pair of free throws with 1:51 left.
FIU holds off FAU 78-74 behind Andrews, Jacob
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devon Andrews scored 19 points, Trejon Jacob added 15 and Florida International held off Florida Atlantic 78-74 on Wednesday night.
FAU rallied from 12 points down and closed to 76-74 on Michael Forrest's 3 with 16 seconds left and Brian Beard Jr. missed a pair of free throws at the other end. But Xavian Stapleton missed a layup with four seconds left and Antonio Daye Jr. iced it with two from the line.
Burks, Elmore lead Marshall in 96-84 win over FAU
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — C.J. Burks matched a season high with 30 points, Jon Elmore added 29 points and Marshall beat Florida Atlantic 96-84 on Thursday night to remain undefeated in Conference USA play.
Burks was 8 of 14 from the floor and made all 12 of his free throws. Elmore was 8-of-17 shooting and 9 of 13 at the free-throw line. The duo combined for six 3-pointers, nine rebounds, 13 assists, and six steals. Jannson Williams chipped in with 11 points for Marshall (11-6, 4-0).
Stapleton scores 23 points; FAU beats Old Dominion 80-73
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Xavian Stapleton scored 23 points for Florida Atlantic and the Owls beat Old Dominion for the first time at home, 80-73 on Thursday night.
FAU (11-5, 2-1 Conference USA) has won three of its last four games, while Old Dominion (11-5, 1-2) has lost two of three. It was just the second win in nine tries for the Owls in the series, and their sixth straight win at home.
Lepichev scores 20 points in Florida Atlantic’s 76-64 win
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Simeon Lepichev scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Florida Atlantic never trailed in beating NAIA-member Florida College 76-64 on Wednesday night.
Anthony Adger scored 14 points with four 3-pointers and eight boards and Cedric Jackson added 13 points with four assists for the Owls (8-3), who outscored the Falcons 40-28 in the paint.
Sebree’s career day leads FAU over Towson 85-71
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Freshman Jaylen Sebree scored a career-high 21 points, including a go-ahead free throw, Jailyn Ingram added 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Florida Atlantic beat Towson 85-71 on Saturday in an Islands of the Bahamas Showcase matchup.
Anthony Adger scored 13 points, Xavian Stapleton added 10 and Michael Forrest had five assists for the Owls (3-1), who shot 52 percent to the Tigers' 48 percent and made 13 of 18 3-pointers, led by Sebree's three.