Rodgers helps Portland top Florida Atlantic 70-65Saturday, Nov 12, 2011
Owls guard Greg Gantt led all scorers with 23 points. The Pilots were led by Nemanja Mitrovic’s 18 points.
After Rodgers put Portland up 66-65, Mitrovic made two free throws. Gantt then missed a 3-pointer before Ryan Nicholas made two free throws to push the Pilots in front 70-65.
Gantt scored 18 points in the first half. He made four 3-pointers.
A short jump shot by Kore White gave the Owls a 20-8 lead with 10:49 left in the first half. That was the biggest lead by either team.
But Portland used an 11-3 run to close the first half and tie it at 35.