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Conference USA Tournament - Recap - Florida Atlantic Defeats UTEP 76-70

Florida Atlantic got 22 points from Karlis Silins as they ran past UTEP 76-70 on Wednesday at Ford Center at The Star.

Bettors who backed Florida Atlantic were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +3.5 at sportsbooks.

Bryan Greenlee had 13 points for Florida Atlantic and Michael Forrest chipped in with 11 points. Bryan Greenlee had 4 assists for them, while Jailyn Ingram was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

UTEP got a 23-point performance from Souley Boum, who was supported by 14 points from Bryson Williams. Jamal Bieniemy had 4 assists in a losing cause for UTEP, while Bryson Williams grabbed 7 rebounds.

Florida Atlantic was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Florida Atlantic won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-28.