NCAA Basketball

Florida Atlantic Owls (10-20)


Thu. 2/23 Sat. 2/25 Thu. 3/2 Sat. 3/4 Wed. 3/8
vs. UTEP 
L 55-60
Box | Recap
vs. UTSA 
W 73-66
Box | Recap
@ UAB 
L 59-79
Box | Recap
@ MiddTn 
L 59-93
Box | Recap
@ Marsh 
L 74-89
Box | Recap

Marshall jumps out early, rolls in C-USA tourney first round

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Stevie Browning scored 18 of his 22 points in the first half and Marshall cruised to an 89-74 victory over Florida Atlantic on Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament.

No. 6 seed Marshall (18-14) plays third-seeded Old Dominion in a Thursday quarterfinal. Florida Atlantic (10-20) lost four of its last five.

Browning finished 7 of 15 from the floor and made five 3-pointers. Jon Elmore and C.J. Burks added 14 points apiece for the Thundering Herd. Terrence Thompson had a game-high 11 rebounds and chipped in eight points.

 MORE
Leaders
Points: A. Filer10.9
Rebounds: R. Delph6.5
Assists: N. Rutherford4.3
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: A. Filer80.7%
3P%: G. Troutman42.6%
Steals: N. Rutherford1.3
Blocks: R. Delph1.5
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga35-1
3 Kansas31-4
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky31-5
6 North Carolina29-7
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-4
9 Oregon32-5
10 Louisville25-9
View Complete Poll
Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga35-1
3 Kansas31-4
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky31-5
6 UCLA31-4
7 Duke28-9
8 North Carolina29-7
9 Oregon32-5
10 Louisville25-9
View Complete Poll
Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Middle Tennessee 17-1 31-5
Louisiana Tech 14-4 23-10
Old Dominion 12-6 19-12
UTEP 12-6 15-17
Rice 11-7 23-12
Marshall 10-8 20-15
UAB 9-9 17-16
Western Kentucky 9-9 15-17
UTSA 8-10 14-19
Charlotte 7-11 13-17
Florida Atlantic 6-12 10-20
Southern Miss 6-12 9-22
FIU 3-15 7-24
North Texas 2-16 8-22
View Full Standings
Offense (Rank)
Points: 70.3 (243)
Rebounds: 10.5 (167)
Assists: 12.3 (252)
FG%: 41.1% (316)
FT%: 70.3% (168)
3P%: 31.9% (309)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 74.0 (223)
Rebounds: 24.9 (211)
Assists: 11.3 (37)
FG%: 45.1% (240)
FT%: 69.6% (130)
3P%: 36.6% (274)
Sports Data Powered by STATS © 2017 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.