Men's Hoops Downs Florida Tech 86-63 in Opener

Nov. 13, 2009

Final Stats

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BOCA RATON, FL - Raymond Taylor had 17 points in his first official college game in Florida Atlantic's 86-63 win over Florida Tech on Friday night.

A Shavar Richardson jumper gave FAU a 51-25 lead shortly before halftime. The Owls shot 50 percent from the floor in the first half. Richardson and Greg Gantt led FAU with 12 points at the intermission.

In the second half, a 10-0 Owl run ballooned the lead to 61-29.

Sanchez Hughley (13) and Brett Royster (10) gave FAU five players in double-digits. Taylor also led the team with seven rebounds.

"They aren't many players like Ray. He could play for any team in the country," said head coach Mike Jarvis after the game.

FAU returns to action on Monday, November 16 when they travel to Hammond, LA to face Southeastern Louisiana. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. eastern.

 

 

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