Scores

Final

W Kentucky 78

(13-13, 7-8 Sun Belt)

Florida Atl 84

(12-15, 7-9 Sun Belt)

Coverage: ESPN3

7:00 PM ET, February 14, 2013

FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

1 2 T
WKU 34 4478
FAU 41 4384

Top Performers

Western Kentucky: G. Fant 25 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Florida Atlantic: S. Moody 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

FAU 84, W. Kentucky 78

Associated Press

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Greg Gantt scored 31 points and Stefan Moody added a career-high 26 to lift Florida Atlantic over Western Kentucky 84-78 in Sun Belt Conference play Thursday night.

Pablo Bertone added 12 points and seven assist to help Florida Atlantic (11-15, 6-9) snap a three-game losing streak.

Kevin Kasper's 3-pointer with 33 seconds left cut Western Kentucky's deficit to 81-76, but Richard Morrow converted a layup to extend the lead to 83-76 with 16 seconds to go.

After Kasper converted two free throws to cut the lead back to five, 83-78 with 13 seconds to play, Gantt made a free throw and Western Kentucky's Brandon Harris missed a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left to seal the Florida Atlantic victory.

The Owls shot 59.1 percent (26 of 44) while holding the Hilltoppers to just 39.7 percent (27 of 68)

George Fant led the Hilltoppers (13-12, 7-7) with 25 points and 11 rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WKU
FAU
Points 78 84
FG Made-Attempted 27-68 (.397) 26-44 (.591)
3P Made-Attempted 5-23 (.217) 9-17 (.529)
FT Made-Attempted 19-26 (.731) 23-28 (.821)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 14

2012-13 Season

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