BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Jailyn Ingram scored 15 points and Michael Forrest scored 10 of his 13 from the foul line and Florida Atlantic beat UTSA 79-64 in a Conference USA opener on Thursday night.
The Owls (9-5) led 13-10, went on a 16-4 run in a 4½-minute span of the first half and led by double digits for most of the remainder. Byron Frohnen’s jump shot 10 seconds into the second half reduced the Owls’ lead to 42-33. FAU then went on a 13-0 run, led by 22, and UTSA didn’t score again until Luka Barisic’s layup with 11:18 remaining. Jaylen Sebree’s 3-pointer with 5:23 left made it 70-47.
Forrest finished 10 of 12 from the foul line, Sebree scored 11 and Everett Winchester 10. The Owls distributed 13 assists on 26-made field goals.
Keaton Wallace led UTSA with 27 points on 5-of-12 shooting from 3-point range and Knox Hellums added 13.
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