MONROE, La. -- Trent Mackey hit a 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining to lift Louisiana-Monroe to a 65-64 win Saturday over Florida Atlantic, snapping a three-game losing streak.
Jayon James scored a career-high 26 points with 10 rebounds, while Mackey added 19 points for the Warhawks (2-7, 1-2 Sun Belt Conference), who scored the final five points of the contest.
Louisiana-Monroe trailed 40-30 with 15:13 left, but trimmed the deficit to 56-55 with 3:30 to go.
The Owls (6-8, 2-2) rebuilt a six-point cushion and still led by four with 54 seconds remaining.
After James made a layup, Florida Atlantic's Stefan Moody missed two foul shots with 35 seconds left. Kyle Koszuta's 3-point attempt missed with 16 seconds to go and Marcelis Hansberry got the offensive rebound and fed Mackey for his fifth trey. Mackey has made at least five 3-pointers in three straight games.
Greg Gantt led Florida Atlantic with 25 points.
Washington has named Jennifer Cohen as its new athletic director after she served as the interim athletic director following Scott Woodward's departure for Texas A&M.
White House officials said Tuesday that the Villanova men's basketball team will visit with President Barack Obama next week.
Kendrick Nunn, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery last week, has been dismissed from the Illinois basketball team.
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