Troy defeats Florida Atlantic 86-80
Richard Delk scored 21 points to lead Troy to an 86-80 victory
over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night.
Delk also added seven rebounds for the Trojans (16-11, 11-5 Sun
Belt Conference). Michael Vogler scored 18 points, while Brandon
Hazzard chipped in with 17. Troy split the season series after
losing to FAU 83-69 on Jan. 7.
Shavar Richardson finished with a career-high 31 points for the
Owls (14-13, 10-6). Richardson was 9-for-19 from the field,
including 6-for-12 from 3-point range.
The game was tied at 51 with 14 minutes left to play, but Troy
went on a 15-5 run to take a 66-56 lead after a 3-pointer from
Hazzard with 7:57 remaining. The Owls never recovered, and the
Trojans shot 5-for-6 from the free throw line in the final minute
to secure the win.
Troy held a 35-24 rebounding edge over FAU and shot 64.2 percent
from the field (34-for-53).