Florida Atlantic beats Jacksonville 68-50
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Solomon Poole had 19 points, Marquan Botley scored all of his 14 points in the second half, and Florida Atlantic pulled away for a 68-50 win over Jacksonville on Tuesday night.
FAU (7-4) built a 54-38 lead with a 13-1 run through the middle of the second half and Jacksonville (5-11) cut the deficit no closer than 14 from there.
FAU was 5 of 12 from 3-point range in both halves and shot 14 of 24 from the field in the second half. Jacksonville had no 3-point attempts in the first half and finished 0 for 3 from distance.