Troy defeats Florida Atlantic 94-87

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TROY, Ala. (AP)—Travis Lee and Michael Vogler scored 15 points apiece as Troy held off Florida Atlantic 94-87 on Thursday night.

Paul Graham III, Carlos Monroe and Carderro Nowoji combined for 74 of Florida Atlantic’s points, with Graham scoring 28 and the other two players tallying 23 apiece.

Troy (4-6, 1-1 Sun Belt Conference) took a 46-41 lead into halftime, but the Owls pulled ahead 61-58 on one of Nwoji’s five 3-pointers with 15:22 left. The Trojans regained the advantage at 65-63, then led by as many as 12 while holding the Owls scoreless from 14:09 to 8:49.

Florida Atlantic (4-7, 0-2) rallied to trail 85-81 with 1:42 left, but the Trojans made 9 of 10 free throws to seal the win.

Brandon Hazard added 14 points for Troy and Richard Delk and Regis Huddleston scored 11 apiece.

Florida Atlantic began the season 3-1, but has since lost six of seven.

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