Scores

Final

Florida Atl 64

(6-8, 2-2 Sun Belt)

UL Monroe 65

(2-7, 1-2 Sun Belt)

    5:35 PM ET, December 29, 2012

    Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    FAU 26 3864
    ULM 28 3765

    Top Performers

    Florida Atlantic: P. Bertone 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Louisiana-Monroe: J. James 26 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Louisiana-Monroe 65, FAU 64

    Associated Press

    MONROE, La. -- Trent Mackey hit a 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining to lift Louisiana-Monroe to a 65-64 win Saturday over Florida Atlantic, snapping a three-game losing streak.

    Jayon James scored a career-high 26 points with 10 rebounds, while Mackey added 19 points for the Warhawks (2-7, 1-2 Sun Belt Conference), who scored the final five points of the contest.

    Louisiana-Monroe trailed 40-30 with 15:13 left, but trimmed the deficit to 56-55 with 3:30 to go.

    The Owls (6-8, 2-2) rebuilt a six-point cushion and still led by four with 54 seconds remaining.

    After James made a layup, Florida Atlantic's Stefan Moody missed two foul shots with 35 seconds left. Kyle Koszuta's 3-point attempt missed with 16 seconds to go and Marcelis Hansberry got the offensive rebound and fed Mackey for his fifth trey. Mackey has made at least five 3-pointers in three straight games.

    Greg Gantt led Florida Atlantic with 25 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FAU
    ULM
    Points 64 65
    FG Made-Attempted 23-42 (.548) 27-63 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 7-18 (.389)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 4-10 (.400)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 6

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