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02/14/2013 10:17 PM EST
Florida Atlantic tops Western Kentucky 84-78
FLA ATLANTIC 84, WKU 78
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- 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
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
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