Troy 59
Fau 80
Date of game: 1/17/2013

Recap: Fla Atlantic vs. Troy

Boca Raton, FL (Sports Network) - Greg Gantt dropped in a game-high 23 points to lead the Florida Atlantic Owls to an 80-59 victory over the Troy Trojans in a Sun Belt Conference showdown at FAU Arena.

For the Owls (10-9, 5-3 SBC), Stefan Moody added 15 points, Pablo Bertone finished with 14 and Jackson Trapp chipped in 11 points off the bench.

No starter for the Trojans (7-11, 2-5) finished in double figures as they were led by their reserves, with Antoine Myers tallying 15 points and Emil Jones scoring 10.

FAU shot 48.1 percent from the field in the first half, including 4-of-10 from 3-point range, as it took a 32-28 lead into the break. Troy was held to just 39.3 percent on their field goal attempts, although it was good on 3-of-9 from beyond the arc.

In the second half FAU was red-hot from the floor, connecting on 56.3 percent of its field goal tries and knocking down an impressive 9-of-14 from 3-point range. The Trojans shot a respectable 46.7 percent from the field, but missed all five of their 3-point attempts in the second half. Coming out of the break, a 17-2 run by the Owls effectively put the game away as FAU was able to run away with the victory.

The Owls finished the contest shooting 54.2 percent (13-of-24) from beyond the arc. The Trojans played well down low, outscoring the Owls in the paint, 40-22.

Game Notes

Winston cleared of FSU conduct violations

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Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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