BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Pablo Bertone scored a career-high 34 points, hitting 13 of 20 from the field, as Florida Atlantic pulled away for an 82-71 win over UAB on Saturday night.
Florida Atlantic (9-15, 4-5 Conference USA) trailed by as many as 12 in the first half but came back to take the lead just more than four minutes into the second.
The Owls later erased a two-point deficit with a 12-2 run, taking a 69-61 lead over UAB (14-9, 3-6) with 3:16 to play.
Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, university officials said Friday.
Prospective NCAA championship host cities must identify local anti-discrimination laws in a questionnaire being sent out by the college sports governing body.
The Class of 2017 is full of talented big men, but Richards is getting noticed by more programs during the current evaluation period in Las Vegas.