Defense shines as FAU tops Rice 60-41

2 years 11 months 1 week ago Saturday, February 16 2019 Feb 16, 2019 February 16, 2019 2:10 PM February 16, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Xavian Stapleton had 14 points as Florida Atlantic beat Rice 60-41 on Saturday. Karlis Silins added 10 points for Florida Atlantic, who held Rice to 26.7 percent shooting, the lowest mark of the season for a Florida Atlantic opponent.

Rice put up 12 first-half points, a season low for the team.

Chris Mullins had 10 points for Rice (10-17, 5-9). Quentin Millora-Brown added seven rebounds.

Florida Atlantic (16-11, 7-7) and Rice next take the floor in the Conference USA Tournament.

For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25

This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More News

7 Days