Forrest scores 21 to lead FAU past UTSA 80-71

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Michael Forrest had a season-high 21 points as Florida Atlantic beat UTSA 80-71 on Thursday night.

Forrest hit 6 of 8 3-pointers. Richardson Maitre had 14 points and eight rebounds for Florida Atlantic (16-13, 8-8 Conference USA). Jailyn Ingram added 13 points, giving him 1,001 for his career, the 14th player in program history to reach the 1,000 milestone. He also grabbed 11 rebounds. Cornelius Taylor had 10 points.

Jhivvan Jackson had 38 points for the Roadrunners (12-16, 6-9) on 13-of-24 shooting. He made 8 of 16 3-pointers, matching his career high for the fourth time. Luka Barisic added 12 points. Keaton Wallace had 11 points.

The Owls improve to 2-0 against the Roadrunners for the season. Florida Atlantic defeated UTSA 79-64 on Jan. 2.

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Florida Atlantic matches up against Old Dominion on the road on Sunday. UTSA plays UAB at home on Sunday.

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