Troy defeats Florida Atlantic 78-63

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP)—Brandon Hazzard scored 30 points and Troy defeated Florida Atlantic 78-63 on Saturday night.

The Trojans (14-10, 10-3 Sun Belt Conference) held Florida Atlantic to 35.7 percent shooting (20 of 56) to win their eighth straight and 10 of 11.

Paul Graham III hit a 3-pointer with 16:36 left to play to give Florida Atlantic (5-20, 1-12) a 47-40 lead. The Trojans then went on a 17-5 run, taking a 57-52 advantage with 12 minutes left on Tom Jervis’ dunk. Hazzard and Jervis scored seven points each during the run.

Troy then built its biggest lead to 74-57 with 3:06 to play on a layup by Richard Delk.

Hazzard, who had 15 points in the first half, was 4-for-3 on 3-pointers and 11 of 15 from the field.

Graham, the Sun Belt’s leading scorer at 18.5 points per game, scored 33 points and had seven rebounds for the Owls. Shavar Richardson added 16.

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 Top Performers
 Troy
Brandon Hazzard Brandon Hazzard
11-15,  30 Pts
1 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Florida Atlantic
Paul Graham III Paul Graham III
11-18,  33 Pts
7 Rebs, 0 Assists

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