Florida Atlantic vs Texas El Paso Final: 71-69 - Recap
Marquan Botley scored 23 points leading Florida Atlantic to a 71-69 victory over Texas El Paso at Don Haskins Center on Thursday.
Florida Atlantic was a 10.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Florida Atlantic got 18 points from Pablo Bertone and another 9 points from Justin Raffington. D'Andre Johnson contributed 4 assists, while Justin Raffington cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Texas El Paso got 18 points from Vince Hunter in a losing cause and another 16 points from John Bohannon. C.J. Cooper contributed 5 assists for them, while John Bohannon had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Florida Atlantic were victorious, as the score was 38-25 at the break.
Florida Atlantic won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-27.