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Charlotte Downs Florida Atlantic 74-71 - Match Report

Charlotte got a 25-point performance from Jahmir Young as they ran past Florida Atlantic 74-71 on Saturday at FAU Arena.

Charlotte won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +1.0-point spread as underdogs.

Jordan Shepherd had 19 points for Charlotte and Jhery Matos chipped in with 10 points. Jordan Shepherd had 2 assists for them, while Marvin Cannon was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 4 boards.

Florida Atlantic got a 17-point performance from Karlis Silins, who was supported by 14 points from Michael Forrest. Michael Forrest had 2 assists in a losing cause for Florida Atlantic, while Karlis Silins grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was 39-30 at the break.

Florida Atlantic won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-17.

Next game, Charlotte takes its act home to face Florida International looking for another win. For Florida Atlantic, they head on the road to face Marshall.