FAU holds on for 79-77 win over North Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Karlis Silins had 19 points, one of five Florida Atlantic players in double figures, and the Owls held off North Florida for a 79-77 win on Monday night.

Jailyn Ingram added 13 points, Michael Forrest chipped in 12, B.J. Greenlee scored 11 and Kenan Blackshear had 10 for Florida Atlantic (3-2). Silins hit 8 of 10 shots, and Ingram had 10 rebounds and five assists.

Jose Placer had 20 points for the Ospreys (0-6). Emmanuel Adedoyin added 15 points and eight assists, and Dorian James had 14 points.

James hit a 3-pointer with 44 seconds left to help the Ospreys pull within two, but they wouldn’t get any closer.


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