FL Internationial vs. Florida Atlantic: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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FL Internationial vs. Florida Atlantic: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
FL Internationial 60
(16-13, 6-10 away)
Florida Atlantic 77
(14-17, 11-4 home)
Venue: FAU Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
FL Internationial 31 29 60
Florida Atlantic 30 47 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
FL Internationial M Smith 18 T Murphy 5 D Hill 5
Florida Atlantic S Moody 28 A Mattison 10 P Bertone 4

Florida Atlantic blew out Florida International 77-60 in Sun Belt action on Saturday, Mar. 2. Florida International had the lead, 31-30 at halftime, but Florida Atlantic turned things around in the second half and won this one easily. The Owls tie the season series against Florida International at 1-1 with the win. The Owls got a double-double out of Andre Mattison with a career-high 14 points and 10 rebounds. Stefan Moody had a season-high 28 points and added seven rebounds. Deric Hill got seven points and five assists for the Golden Panthers.

Florida Atlantic Game Notes

  • The last time FAU started the season 14-17 was 2007.
  • FAU beat the spread by 18 points. That makes the 12th time this season the Owls have beaten the spread.
  • The Owls have won every game this season (5-0) after recording 77 or more total points.
  • Florida Atlantic has won 80 percent of the time this season (4-1) after committing 11 or fewer turnovers.
  • FAU has won 88 percent of the time this season (7-1) when opponents record 60 or fewer total points.
  • This season Florida Atlantic has won 89 percent of the time (8-1) when Stefan Moody has three three-pointers or more.
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Owls came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--FAU has a 6.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Stefan Moody accounted for 36.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Stefan Moody has led the team in scoring in five out of 31 games this season.
  • Greg Gantt has 28 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Stefan Moody's career.
  • Stefan Moody has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Andre Mattison recorded the first double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Andre Mattison recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.

Florida International Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Malik Smith and Tymell Murphy) accounted for 46.6 percent of the points.
  • Malik Smith has led the team in scoring 10 times in 29 games this season.
  • Tymell Murphy has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 29 games this season.
  • Tymell Murphy has 20 straight double-digit point games.
FIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Deric Hill36725400
BMalik Smith361830000
B-Tola Akomolafe23950000
C+Tymell Murphy261051124
CCameron Bell23742104
D+Jerome Frink35720003
-Juan Ferrales5000100
DM. Porcher Jimenez11010000
-Ivan Jurkovic3210000
FAU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Andre Mattison2214101123
A+Stefan Moody342871003
AGreg Gantt371650201
AKelvin Penn22262110
B+Pablo Bertone291344002
CChris Bryant13220101
D+Dragan Sekelja17040101
-Javier Lacunza5000100
DJackson Trapp18001000

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