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NCAA Game Summary - UAB at Florida Atlantic



(Saturday, February 8th)

Final Score: Florida Atlantic 82, UAB 71

Boca Raton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Pablo Bertone notched a game-high 34 points, leading the Florida Atlantic Owls over the UAB Blazers, 82-71, in a Conference USA tilt at FAU Arena.

Bertone shot 13-of-20 from the field for the Owls (9-15, 4-5 C-USA), who have won two of their last three games. D'Andre Johnson (13 points), Kelvin Penn (12) and Marquan Botley (11) also reached double figures, the latter clearing eight rebounds and handing out eight assists as well.

Rod Rucker tallied 19 points to lead the Blazers (14-9, 3-6), who have lost three in a row. Chad Frazier followed with 18 points, while Fahro Alihodzic and Robert Williams both scored 13 points.

The Owls struggled somewhat in the opening half, shooting just 37.9 percent from the field. Meanwhile, the Blazers converted 40.6 percent and also hit 10- of-14 at the free-throw line, leading to a 38-32 halftime advantage.

The Blazers failed to keep up the momentum in the second half, however, dropping to 35.1 percent from the floor and just 4-of-7 at the line. At the other end, the Owls improved to 57.1 percent and sank 14-of-16 at the line, as they erased the first-half deficit. After taking the lead with 6:04 remaining on a Bertone layup, they never gave up the lead.

FAU outrebounded UAB 42-37 and outscored the visitors in bench points 17-4.

02/08 22:26:47 ET

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Scoreboard
MLB
Final
NYY 5
BAL 0
Final
CLE 0
KAN 2
Final
TOR 14
SEA 4
Final
DET 0
CWS 2
Final
ATL 0
PIT 1
9th
TEX 4
HOU 3
 
9th
CHC 0
STL 8
 
8th
MIN 2
ARI 5
 
2nd
OAK 6
ANA 1
 
3rd
SDP 1
COL 0
 
3rd
LOS 0
SFG 2
 
Final
NYI 3
OTT 2
 
6:00pm Tonight
NYI
OTT
 
Final
PIT 1
DET 2
Final
NYR 4
NJD 5
2nd
PHI 0
TOR 0
 
Final
PHI 5
WAS 4
Final
WIN 2
MIN 1
 
3rd
DAL 4
STL 2
 
2nd Intermission
COL 2
ANA 1
 
1st Intermission
ANA 2
COL 0
 
1st Intermission
ARI 1
LOS 3
 
1st
LOS 1
ARI 0
 
3rd
NYJ 13
CHI 24