Lovan scores 17 points; UAB holds off Florida Atlantic 68-65

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(Courtesy/UAB Robson Lopes)

BOCA RATON, Fla. (WIAT) — Tavin Lovan scored 17 points and Jalen Benjamin forced a late turnover to help UAB hold off Florida Atlantic 68-65.

Will Butler and Kassim Nicholson added 14 points apiece for the Blazers. Cornelius Taylor made five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points to lead FAU. The Owls pulled to 66-65 with six seconds to play, but Benjamin stole the ball from Michael Forrest then added two free throws with three seconds left. 

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