11th Hour: Week of 11/16

Giving you what you missed and what’s coming up this week in Owl Athletics


Redshirt senior quarterback Jaquez Johnson prepares to run the ball during last Saturday’s 24-17 loss to Middle Tennessee. The game was Johnson’s final home appearance as an Owl. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor

Scores from this week:

Football (2-8, 2-5 C-USA):

  • Saturday, Nov. 14 vs. Middle Tennessee (L, 24-17)

Game recap here

Men’s Basketball (0-1):

  • Friday, Nov.13 at Michigan State (L, 82-55)

Game recap here

Women’s Basketball (1-0):

  • Friday, Nov. 13 vs. Akron (W, 91-77)

Game recap here

Indoor Volleyball (16-10, 8-6 C-USA):

  • Thursday, Nov. 12 at Charlotte, (W, 3-0)
  • Sunday, Nov. 15 at Louisiana Tech, (W, 3-0)

Reflections and Notes:

Cross Country:

  • Freshman Bethany Hardcastle was the lone Owls runner to race at the NCAA South Regional Championship last Saturday, finishing with a time of 22:42.40 in the 6K. Her time is a personal best.


  • Fifteen seniors were honored before Saturday’s game versus MTSU. The following players were honored: Brandin Bryant, Trevon Coley, Robinson Eugene, Jeremy Gaskins, Michael Harrop, Jaquez Johnson, Cre’von LeBlanc, Mikingson Marsaille, Derek Moise, Sharrod Neasman, Anthony Russell, Adrian Sterling, Kenneth Stephens, Jenson Stoshak and Freedom Whitfield.

Upcoming Games:


  • Saturday, Nov. 21 at Florida, noon

TV: SEC Network (ESPN3)

Radio: ESPN West Palm 106.3

Indoor Volleyball:

  • Friday, Nov. 20 vs. North Texas, 6 p.m. (Conference-USA Tournament, in San Antonio)

Women’s Basketball:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 17 vs. FGCU, 7 p.m.

Men’s Basketball:

  • Tuesday, Nov 17 vs. Warner, 7 p.m. (home opener)

Men Against Cancer Tournament (Oxford, Ohio)

  • Friday, Nov. 20 vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 21 at Miami (Ohio) 3:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov 22 vs. Lipscomb, noon

Warner, Northwestern and Lipscomb games are all on ESPN West Palm 106.3

Swimming and Diving:

  • Nov. 19-21 Georgia Tech Invitational (Atlanta), all day.

Photo of the week:


Redshirt freshman Ro Hayes dribbles towards the basket during Friday night's 91-77 win over Akron. Mohammed Emran | Asst. Creative Director
Redshirt freshman Ro Hayes dribbles towards the basket during Friday night’s 91-77 win over Akron. Mohammed Emran | Asst. Creative Director

Ryan Lynch is the sports editor of the University Press. For tips regarding this or other articles, he can be contacted at [email protected] or on Twitter.