On Saturday, Florida Atlantic plays host to Florida International at FAU Arena. It gets started at 7 p.m. EST. The Owls lost to the Golden Panthers 84-65 on Feb. 7 and are 5-4 against them over the last four years.
Florida Atlantic is in seventh place in the Sun Belt, Florida International is in fourth place.
The 26 points and 5 rebounds by Greg Gantt helped the Owls to a 73-59 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on Feb. 23. With 21.4 points per game, he leads the team in scoring average. For the Golden Panthers, Deric Hill finished with 8 points in the 67-58 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Feb. 28. With 2.9 assists per game and 2.1 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.
StatSmack! Florida Atlantic is better than Florida International
Florida Atlantic is better under pressure, and has defeated Florida International in nine out of the last 11 games decided by five points or fewer.
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Stefan Moody is ranked 9th in the Sun Belt in points and 9th in the Sun Belt in three-pointers.