UAB beats FAU 83-72 in C-USA Tournament 1st round
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Zack Bryant scored 25 points with six rebounds and UAB beat Florida Atlantic 83-72 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament.
William Lee added 20 points and six rebounds for No. 6 seed UAB (20-12) which advances to the quarterfinals to meet third-seeded Western Kentucky on Thursday night. Chris Cokley had 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Charlotte snaps 15-game drought 85-78 over FAU
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jon Davis scored 28 points with six 3-pointers and 12 of 12 free throws and Charlotte snapped a 15-game skid by beating Florida Atlantic 85-78 in Saturday's Conference USA regular-season finale for both teams.
Austin Ajukwa scored 23 points and Andrien White added 17 for the 49ers (6-23, 2-16), who shot 44.4 percent from the field and made 30 of 32 free throws.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Trey Porter scored a career-high 29 points, including a critical 3-point play with 52 seconds left, and grabbed 12 rebounds to help Old Dominion beat Florida Atlantic 69-64 on Thursday night.
Randy Haynes scored 16 points and Brandan Stith added 10 points with 11 rebounds for Old Dominion (23-6, 14-3 Conference USA).
Florida Atlantic beats North Texas 74-54
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Justin Massey had three 3-pointers and 24 points on Saturday night and Florida Atlantic wrapped its home schedule with at 74-54 win over North Texas.
Gerdarius Troutman added 19 points for the Owls (12-16, 6-10 Conference USA), who clinched a spot in the conference tournament. Payton Hulsey had 12 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals and Ronald Delph had 11 points and six blocked shots.
Delph’s career day lifts FAU over FIU 77-72
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Ronald Delph scored a career-high 24 points, Justin Massey added 18 with four 3-pointers, and FAU rallied to beat FIU 77-72 on Saturday to end a four-game skid and split the season series with the Golden Panthers.
Gerdarius Troutman scored 17 points with three 3s for the Owls (11-15, 5-9 Conference USA), who were outscored 42-34 in the paint but hit eight 3s to FIU's three.
It looked like the United Nations.
There stood five basketball players from five different countries all standing 6-foot-9 or taller playing for Marshall and Florida Atlantic while 5,761 huddled masses watched in the Henderson Center Saturday night.
Is there any wonder there was a failure to communicate?
Why, veteran official Zelton Steed even made a three-second call. The last time I saw one of those there was still a wall in Berlin.
Elmore, Penava lead Marshall past Florida Atlantic 79-68
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore tallied 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists and Ajdin Penava notched his 12th double-double of the season to guide Marshall to a 79-68 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night.
Louisiana Tech wins fourth straight, beats FAU 67-62
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Derric Jean had 16 points and Amorie Archibald scored nine of his 15 in the last four minutes to help Louisiana Tech pull away and beat Florida Atlantic 67-62 on Thursday night.
Louisiana Tech (14-9, 5-5 Conference USA) has won four straight games while FAU (10-12, 4-6) has lost three of its last four.
Massey’s buzzer-beater lifts FAU past Rice 63-62
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Massey scored 18 points and nailed the game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer and Florida Atlantic beat Rice 63-62 on Saturday.
Connor Cashaw hit a jumper with three seconds left for a 62-60 Rice lead, and after Florida Atlantic (10-11, 4-5 Conference USA) called timeout, Payton Hulsey dished to Massey for the shot. Massey missed all seven of his 3-point attempts in Thursday's loss to North Texas.
Lawson scores 18, North Texas holds off FAU, 59-53
DENTON, Texas (AP) — A.J. Lawson and Zachary Simmons combined to score 22 of their 28 points in the second half and North Texas held on for a 59-53 win over Florida Atlantic on Thursday night.
Lawson had 18 points, 14 after halftime, and Simmons finished with 10 points and a career-high tying eight rebounds. Ryan Woolridge added 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists for North Texas (11-10, 4-4 Conference USA).
Caver sparks Old Dominion past Florida Atlantic 73-62
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Ahmad Caver tossed in 17 points and added seven rebounds, four assists and a career-high seven steals to propel Old Dominion to a 73-62 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
Troutman hits winning points, FAU rallies past UTSA 73-69
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gerdarius Troutman scored on a 3-pointer and then added two free throws — all in the last nine seconds — as Florida Atlantic rallied past Texas San Antonio 73-69 on Saturday.
Florida Atlantic snaps 6-game losing skid, beats UTEP 73-66
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Justin Massey scored 18 points, Ronald Delph added 12 points and 17 rebounds and Florida Atlantic beat UTEP 73-66 on Thursday night, snapping a six-game losing skid for its first Conference USA win.
King’s double-double helps Middle Tennessee beat FAU 61-57
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Nick King had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and made a pair of key free throws late to help Middle Tennessee hold off Florida Atlantic 61-57 on Saturday.
Giddy Potts added 13 points and four steals for Middle Tennessee (11-4, 3-0 Conference USA). Antwain Johnson chipped in 10 points.
Ronald Delph scored 17 points to lead FAU (6-9, 0-3), which has lost six straight. Jailyn Ingram had 11 points and Gerdarius Troutman 10.
UAB routs Florida Atlantic 75-44 behind Cokely’s 24 points
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Chris Cokley scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Zack Bryant added 11 points with five assists, and UAB beat Florida Atlantic 75-44 on Thursday night for the Owls' fifth straight loss.
The Blazers (10-5, 1-1 Conference USA) never trailed and shot 54 percent from the floor and 50 percent from beyond the arc (7 of 14) while holding Florida Atlantic to 29.5 percent and 13 percent from 3 (3 of 23).
Lindsey’s basket lifts Arkansas State over FAU 64-63
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Rashad Lindsey's basket at the buzzer lifted Arkansas State to a 64-63 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night.
Deven Simms got the Red Wolves within a point, 63-62, with a basket with 32 seconds remaining and Lindsey made a steal with 19 seconds left. Ty Cockfield missed a layup but got the rebound before Lindsey, who shot only 2 of 10, put in a floater.
FAU has 3rd highest score in 108-46 win over Webber Int
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Gerdarius Troutman scored 20 points and Justin Massey 16, both hitting four 3-pointers, and Florida Atlantic threatened the school scoring record with a 108-46 win over NAIA Webber International on Sunday.
Massey sparks FAU to 92-88 win over Florida Gulf Coast
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Justin Massey scored eight of his 21 points in the final 4:08 and Florida Atlantic overcame a double-digit halftime deficit to beat Florida Gulf Coast 92-88 on Tuesday night.
Ronald Delph and Payton Hulsey each scored 19 points with Delph adding eight rebounds for the Owls (5-3), who handed Florida Gulf Coast its second straight home loss. Gerdarius Troutman added 14 points and two steals and Anthony Adger scored 10 for FAU.
Massey scores 31 in FAU’s 93-75 victory
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Justin Massey made six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points and Florida Atlantic beat Bethune-Cookman 93-75 on Saturday night.
Massey scored 17 straight points, including three 3-pointers, in a 19-2 run in the first half that gave the Owls a 26-point lead. Massey had five 3-pointers and 25 points in the first half, which ended with the Owls (4-3) ahead 52-35.
FAU scores 60 points in 2nd half, beats NAIA Ave Maria 91-54
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Justin Massey scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half, Ronald Delph had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Florida Atlantic beat Ave Maria 91-54 on Tuesday.
Jailyn Ingram added 11 points and Gerdarius Troutman 10 for FAU (3-3). Delph, averaging 11.2 points and 10.6 rebounds, was 6 of 8 from the field in the first half for 12 points as the Owls led 31-29.
Delph has double-double in FAU’s 77-67 win over NIU
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Ronald Delph scored 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Florida Atlantic used a late scoring burst to beat Northern Illinois 77-67 in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Tuesday.
Delph posted his second straight double-double while Anthony Adger scored 15 points with five assists, Gerdarius Troutman made 4 of 6 3-point tries and scored 14 points, and Justin Massey added 13 points for the Owls (2-2), who shot 47.5 percent and made 7 of 13 from the arc.
Martin scores 23 to lead Towson past Florida Atlantic, 76-52
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Zane Martin tied career high with four made 3-pointers and 23 points on Monday night and Towson never trailed in its 76-52 win over Florida Atlantic in the Gulf Coast Showcase.
Eddie Keith had a career-best tying 13 points and Justin Gorham scored 10 on 5-of-6 shooting for Towson (3-1).
Troutman leads FAU past NAIA Edward Waters 91-59
BOC RATON, Fla. (AP) — Gerdarius Troutman made four 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Jailyn Ingram added 18 points, and Florida Atlantic beat NAIA Edward Waters 91-59 on Thursday.
FAU opened the game with an 18-2 run and Troutman's third 3-pointer of the half made it 45-19. The Owls led 57-23 at halftime in their home opener.
Anthony Adger scored 15 points for FAU (1-1), and Ronald Delph grabbed 14 rebounds. FAU outrebounded Edward Waters 46-26.
Jiggetts’ jumper sends S. Florida past FAU 60-59
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tulio Da Silva scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Stephan Jiggetts' jumper with 12 seconds to go gave South Florida a 60-59 win over Florida Atlantic on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
After an Owls timeout, Gerdarius Troutman missed a 3-point attempt with two seconds left and Malik Martin secured the rebound for the win.