|Florida Atlantic Defeats South Alabama 65-57 - Recap|
|Raymond Taylor scored 15 points leading Florida Atlantic to a 65-57 victory over South Alabama at FAU Arena on Thursday.|
Florida Atlantic won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread.
Florida Atlantic got 14 points from Brett Royster and another 14 points from Greg Gantt. Alex Tucker contributed 8 assists, while Brett Royster cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
South Alabama got a 21-point performance from Tim Williams, who was supported by 10 points from DeAndre Hersey. Augustine Rubit had 3 assists in a losing cause for South Alabama, while Augustine Rubit grabbed 10 rebounds.
Florida Atlantic led at halftime, 27-17.
South Alabama had a 47-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.