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Women’s Basketball: Owls beat Marshall behind strong long distance shooting

Women’s Basketball: Owls beat Marshall behind strong long distance shooting

January 7, 2016

Florida Atlantic women’s basketball made 17 3-pointers, the second most in team history, in an 84-73 victory over the Marshall Thundering Herd on Thursday night. The Owls (10-3, 2-0 Conference USA) started the game shooting hot as they jumped out to an early 25-8 lead led by redshirt senior Ali Gorrell, who ended the quarter with 14 points. Gorrell scored a game-high 25 points and has averaged 17.6 points per game over the Owls’ current five-game winning streak.