FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Freshman Jaylen Sebree scored a career-high 21 points, including a go-ahead free throw, Jailyn Ingram added 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Florida Atlantic beat Towson 85-71 on Saturday in an Islands of the Bahamas Showcase matchup.
Anthony Adger scored 13 points, Xavian Stapleton added 10 and Michael Forrest had five assists for the Owls (3-1), who shot 52 percent to the Tigers' 48 percent and made 13 of 18 3-pointers, led by Sebree's three.
Sebree broke open a back-and-forth game and broke a 35-all tie with a free throw with 2:17 to go in the first half and the Owls led 40-35 at halftime.
Sebree's jumper capped a 9-0 run and FAU pulled ahead 60-45 midway through the second half and the Owls led 80-64 on Ingram's 3-pointer with 3:16 to play.
Sebree grabbed six rebounds for FAU, who faces Incarnate Word on Sunday.
Nicolas Timberlake scored a career-high 14 points, Nakye Sanders added 11 on 5-of-5 shooting and Tobias Howard and Jordan McNeil scored 10 apiece for the Tigers (1-3), who next face North Dakota State.