BOCA RATON (AP) — Pablo Bertone scored 20 points, leading a hot-shooting Florida Atlantic offense in an 83-63 win over Jacksonville on Saturday.
Florida Atlantic (3-6) shot 52.7 percent (29 of 55) from the field as four players reached double figures for the Owls.READ MORE: Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty To All Counts In School Massacre
Florida Atlantic never trailed against Jacksonville (3-5), opening the game on a 14-1 spurt, led by six points from Marquan Botley. Jackson Trapp made a pair of free throws with 6:27 left to give the Owls a double-digit lead that held for the remainder of the contest.
Kelvin Penn scored 15 points, Trapp added 12 and D’Andre Johnson had 10 for Florida Atlantic.READ MORE: Hunter Moon Shines Bright As Orionid Meteors Whiz By In Night Sky
Jarvis Haywood scored 19 points to lead Jacksonville.
Florida Atlantic won its second straight game after suffering a six-game losing streak. The Owls defeated Jacksonville for the fourth consecutive time in the series.MORE NEWS: 'I Can't Live With Myself Sometimes': Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz Apologizes To Victims' Families After Pleading Guilty To School Massacre
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