Florida Atlantic vs. Ark-Little Rock: Recap and Stats

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Florida Atlantic vs. Ark-Little Rock: Recap and Stats
Florida Atlantic 62
(10-11, 3-8 away)
Ark-Little Rock 65
(13-9, 12-2 home)
Venue: Jack Stephens Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Florida Atlantic 35 27 62
Ark-Little Rock 19 46 65
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Florida Atlantic G Gantt 22 J McCoy 5 J Trapp 2
Ark-Little Rock W Neighbour 11 W Neighbour 6 J Hagins 3

Florida Atlantic let one slip to Arkansas-Little Rock 65-62 in conference play on Thursday, January 24th. At the half, Florida Atlantic led 35-19, but Arkansas-Little Rock took control in the second half and came back to win it. Stefan Moody got a season-high 24 points plus four rebounds in the Owls loss. Cavon Baker also had a strong showing, scoring five points and adding four rebounds. Will Neighbour registered a double-double for the Trojans on a career-high 24 points and 11 rebounds. Florida Atlantic (10-11, 5-5 Sun Belt) gets Arkansas State (11-8, 5-3 Sun Belt) on the road on Saturday, January 26th.

Florida Atlantic Game Notes

  • The last time FAU started the season 10-11 was 2006.
  • FAU beat the spread by 3.0 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Owls have beaten the spread.
  • The Owls have been unlucky 5 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Florida Atlantic has lost 27 close games.
  • Florida Atlantic has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 28 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 7 or more blocks this season, Florida Atlantic has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 37.5% or better this season, Florida Atlantic has lost 86% of the time (1-6).
  • The Owls set a season high for three-point percentage.
  • The last time FAU had a three-point percentage of 70.0% or higher was Feb 18, 2006 against Kennesaw State.
  • FAU set season lows for blocks and steals.
  • The Owls have outshot their opponents in three-point percentage for the past 9 games.
  • Florida Atlantic has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 3rd loss of the season where the Owls opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Stefan Moody accounted for 38.7% of the team's points.
  • Stefan Moody has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 21 games this season.
  • Jordan McCoy has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 3rd 20-point game of Stefan Moody's career.
  • Stefan Moody has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Greg Gantt has 18 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 5th foul out of the season for Kelvin Penn.

Arkansas-Little Rock Game Notes

  • Arkansas-Little Rock won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Trojans won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Arkansas-Little Rock has lost 25 close games.
  • Will Neighbour recorded a team season high in points with 24.
  • Will Neighbour accounted for 36.9% of the team's points.
  • Will Neighbour accounted for 34.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (16) than the starters (15).
  • Will Neighbour has led the team in scoring 8 times and in rebounding 14 times in 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 3rd 20-point game of Will Neighbour's career.
  • Will Neighbour recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 6th of his career.
  • Will Neighbour set a career high with 24 points.
FAU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AStefan Moody392441115
ACavon Baker12541201
BJordan McCoy32272010
B-Dragan Sekelja23932001
B-Greg Gantt271321002
CPablo Bertone34514004
DKelvin Penn24220000
-Jackson Trapp9210003
UALR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Will Neighbour3524110114
AKemy Osse211272011
B-James White17431010
B-Josh Hagins24712211
C+Ben Dillard16411100
CLeroy Isler28702111
CGus Leeper8230001
CJohn Gillon10310000
D+Michael Javes12020021
DT. Lockhart16210001
-Setson Billings10010000
-Ted Crass3000000

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