FAU scores 60 points in 2nd half, beats NAIA Ave Maria 91-54 (Nov 28, 2017)

BY AP • November 28, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Justin Massey scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half, Ronald Delph had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Florida Atlantic beat Ave Maria 91-54 on Tuesday.

Jailyn Ingram added 11 points and Gerdarius Troutman 10 for FAU (3-3). Delph, averaging 11.2 points and 10.6 rebounds, was 6 of 8 from the field in the first half for 12 points as the Owls led 31-29.

FAU was ahead 46-38 before going on an 11-0 run - with four points by Troutman - for a 19-point lead with 11:38 remaining. Massey scored 12 points during a 14-0 spurt to make it 77-42 with 6:49 left.

The Owls were 24-of-31 shooting (77.4 percent) in the second half and led by as many as 41 points.

Josh Flowers led Ave Maria with 18 points. Jonathan Simmons scored nine points - on three 3-pointers - and Nemanja Brankov also had nine points with eight boards.

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