11th Hour: Week of 11/23

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

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11th Hour: Week of 11/23

Owls’ wide receiver Kalib Woods (89) rolls into the endzone after catching a 10-yard pass from quarterback Jaquez Johnson (32). Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Owls’ wide receiver Kalib Woods (89) rolls into the endzone after catching a 10-yard pass from quarterback Jaquez Johnson (32). Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Owls’ wide receiver Kalib Woods (89) rolls into the endzone after catching a 10-yard pass from quarterback Jaquez Johnson (32). Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Owls’ wide receiver Kalib Woods (89) rolls into the endzone after catching a 10-yard pass from quarterback Jaquez Johnson (32). Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor

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Scores from this week:

Football (2-9, 2-5 C-USA):

  • Saturday, Nov. 14 vs. No. 8 Florida Gators, (L, 20-14 OT)

Game recap here, gallery here

Indoor Volleyball (18-11, 10-6 C-USA):

  • Friday, Nov. 20 vs. North Texas, (L 3-1)

Men’s Basketball (1-4):

  • Tuesday, Nov. 17 vs. Warner, (L, 75-75)

Game recap here, Gallery here.

Men Against Cancer Tournament (Oxford, Ohio)

  • Friday, Nov. 20 vs. Northwestern, (L, 60-58)
  • Saturday, Nov. 21 at Miami (Ohio) (W, 75-69)
  • Sunday, Nov 22 vs. Lipscomb, (L, 79-65)

Women’s Basketball (2-0):

  • Tuesday, Nov. 17 at FGCU, (W, 62-55)

Reflections and Notes:

Indoor Volleyball:

  • Volleyball ended their season with a three set to one loss against North Texas during the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament in San Antonio, Texas. The Owls have now made the C-USA tournament every season since joining in 2013.

Women’s Basketball:

  • Women’s basketball upset the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles last Tuesday 62-55. Their win broke a 25-game home winning streak and a 22-game regular season win streak for the Eagles, who were receiving votes in the Top 25 poll.

Football:

  • Football nearly upset the No. 8 ranked University of Florida Gators Saturday in their 20-14 overtime loss, marking the second time this season the Owls have fallen in overtime. Their first was a 47-44 defeat to Tulsa in the season opener on Sept. 5.
  • Junior defensive end Trey Hendrickson tied the program record for career sacks during the game after recording two. His total of 16 ties Cory Henry, who set the record in 2013.
  • The Owls are now 1-29 all time when playing teams from the Power Five conferences (SEC, ACC, Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac 12). Their lone victory came against the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Sept. 15, 2007.
  • Against ranked teams, FAU is now 0-15 all time in the FBS.

Upcoming Games:

Football:

  • Saturday, Nov. 28 at Old Dominion, noon (season finale)

TV: American Sports Network

Radio: ESPN West Palm 106.3

Women’s Basketball:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 24 vs. Milwaukee, 7 p.m.

FAU Thanksgiving tournament:

  • Friday, Nov. 27 vs. Delaware State, noon.
  • Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. South Dakota/Appalachian State, TBD

Men’s Basketball:

Resume play Dec. 1 at East Carolina

Photo of the week:

Redshirt senior quarterback Jaquez Johnson (32) throws to senior wide receiver Jenson Stoshak (88). Johnson had 148 yards passing against the University of Florida on Nov. 21. Mohammed Emran | Asst. Creative Director

Redshirt senior quarterback Jaquez Johnson (32) throws to senior wide receiver Jenson Stoshak (88). Johnson had 148 yards passing against the University of Florida on Nov. 21. Mohammed Emran | Asst. Creative Director

Notable Tweet of the week:

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.