Recap - Florida Atlantic Defeats Louisiana-Monroe 76-71
|Recap - Florida Atlantic Defeats Louisiana-Monroe 76-71|
Florida Atlantic got 19 points from Greg Gantt en route to a 76-71 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday at FAU Arena.
Florida Atlantic did not, however, defeat Louisiana-Monroe against the spread, which closed at 9 at most sportsbooks.
Stefan Moody had 16 points for Florida Atlantic and Pablo Bertone chipped in with 13 points. Greg Gantt had 3 assists for them, while Richard Morrow was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Louisiana-Monroe got a 25-point performance from Amos Olatayo, who was supported by 14 points from Trent Mackey. Jayon James had 9 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Monroe, while Millaun Brown grabbed 9 rebounds.
Florida Atlantic trailed at halftime, 45-36.
The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Monroe as they grabbed 43 boards, while Florida Atlantic only had 42.