Monroe leads Florida Atlantic beats Florida Gulf Coast, 69-55

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP)—Carlos Monroe scored 26 points to lead Florida Atlantic to a 69-55 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday night.

FAU’s aggressive defense held Florida Gulf Coast to 21.4 percent shooting in the first half and the Owls led 30-15 at halftime. Florida Gulf Coast (3-6) scoring leader Casey Wollheb was scoreless in the first half and finished with 11.

Sean Alarcon had a career-high 13 points to help FAU (2-7) overcome the loss of Sanchez Hughley, sidelined by a leg injury.

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 Top Performers
 Fla Gulf Coast
L. Adler L. Adler
5-13,  18 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Florida Atlantic
C. Monroe C. Monroe
12-18,  26 Pts
9 Rebs, 2 Assists

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