Boca Raton, FL (Sports Network) - Greg Gantt poured in 26 points and Stefan Moody scored 25 to lead the Florida Atlantic Owls to a 73-59 victory over the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans in a Sun Belt Conference tilt at FAU Arena.
Dragan Sekelja led FAU (13-17, 8-11 Sun Belt) on the boards with nine rebounds as the Owls snapped a two-game losing streak.
Leroy Isler tallied 14 points and seven rebounds to pace UALR (15-14, 9-9) while Josh Hagins chipped in 10 points.
The contest remained close until the Owls broke away from a 17-17 tie with an 8-0 run. Isler put in a layup with under a minute remaining to send the Trojans into the intermission trailing, 29-23. UALR trailed at the break despite outscoring the hosts, 10-0, in points off of turnovers and also, 23-6, in bench points.
FAU poured in 55.2 percent of its shots from the floor and converted 9-of-12 at the free-throw line to stay in front by a comfortable margin through the entire second half.
The Owls knocked down 7-of-17 attempts from beyond the arc while limiting UALR to 3-of-13 shooting from 3-point range.