Troy defeats Florida Atlantic 86-80

Feb 21, 2010 - 4:37 AM TROY, Ala.(AP) -- Richard Delk scored 21 points to lead Troy to an 86-80 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night.

Delk also added seven rebounds for the Trojans (16-11, 11-5 Sun Belt Conference). Michael Vogler scored 18 points, while Brandon Hazzard chipped in with 17. Troy split the season series after losing to FAU 83-69 on Jan. 7.

Shavar Richardson finished with a career-high 31 points for the Owls (14-13, 10-6). Richardson was 9-for-19 from the field, including 6-for-12 from 3-point range.

The game was tied at 51 with 14 minutes left to play, but Troy went on a 15-5 run to take a 66-56 lead after a 3-pointer from Hazzard with 7:57 remaining. The Owls never recovered, and the Trojans shot 5-for-6 from the free throw line in the final minute to secure the win.

Troy held a 35-24 rebounding edge over FAU and shot 64.2 percent from the field (34-for-53).

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