Recap - South Alabama Defeats Florida Atlantic 77-66
|Recap - South Alabama Defeats Florida Atlantic 77-66|
Xavier Roberson scored 23 points leading South Alabama to a 77-66 victory over Florida Atlantic at FAU Arena on Thursday.
South Alabama won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as favorites.
South Alabama got 15 points from Freddie Goldstein and another 11 points from Javier Carter. Dre Conner contributed 4 assists, while Augustine Rubit cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Florida Atlantic got a 29-point performance from Greg Gantt, who was supported by 16 points from Stefan Moody. Jackson Trapp had 5 assists in a losing cause for Florida Atlantic, while Jordan McCoy grabbed 10 rebounds.
South Alabama led at halftime, 44-33.
South Alabama won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-37.