banner

College Basketball

more stats

NCAA Game Summary - Florida Atlantic at Texas-El Paso



(Thursday, February 13th)

Final Score: Florida Atlantic 71, Texas-El Paso 69

El Paso, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Marquan Botley connected on a 3-pointer with three seconds to play as the Florida Atlantic Owls upended the Texas-El Paso Miners, 71-69, in a Conference USA clash at the Don Haskins Center.

Botley shot 8-of-14 from the field and finished with 23 points for the Owls (10-15, 5-5 C-USA), who have won back-to-back games. Pablo Bertone followed with 18 points.

Vince Hunter netted 18 points to lead the Miners (18-7, 8-2), whose eight-game winning streak came to an end. John Bohannon and Julian Washburn both chipped in 16 points, while C.J. Cooper had 15.

UTEP struggled in the opening half, shooting 36 percent from the field, while the Owls shot 58.3 percent and got out to a 38-25 halftime advantage.

The Miners turned things around in the second half, improving to 57.7 percent from the floor. They were able to claim a 69-68 lead, their first of the second half, when Cooper capped a 17-3 run with a 3-pointer. The Owls had only 13 seconds to respond, which was enough time for Botley to knock down the game-winner.

UTEP lost despite outscoring FAU, 36-20, in the paint.

02/14 00:14:00 ET

Other Stories

  • NFL: Tampa Bay at Atlanta

    Tomorrow at 8:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Football Friday with Tom Suiter

    Friday at 11:35 pm on WRAL-TV

  • CFB: Maryland at Syracuse

    Saturday at 12:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Florida at Alabama

    Saturday at 3:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Dave Doeren Show

    Tonight at 7:00 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: Tampa Bay at Atlanta

    Tomorrow at 8:25 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • High School Wrap Up Show

    Saturday at 9:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

  • CFB: NC State vs. Presbyterian

    Saturday at 6:00 pm on WRAL-FM

Scoreboard
MLB
3:10pm Today
COL
LOS
3:40pm Today
ARI
SFG
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
BOS
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
TOR
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
MIA
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
WAS
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
CIN
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
CWS
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
CLE
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
DET
8:15pm Tonight
STL
MIL
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
SEA
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
TEX
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
PHI