Gallery: Men’s Basketball v. Southern Mississippi

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Max Jackson | Staff Photographer
Owls’ guard Nick Rutherford (10) calls out a play to his teammates after a Southern Mississippi turnover in the first half. The freshman scored seven points on the night.


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Mohammed Emran | Staff Photographer
FAU forward Javier Lacunza (5) shoots a successful layup to tie the game at 13 early in the first half. The two points were Lacunza’s only basket of the night.


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Owls’ guard Jackson Trapp (12) shoots a successful jump shot. Trapp shot for 15 points on the night and played all but five minutes of the game.  


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Nick Rutherford (10) makes a layup while Southern Miss Keljin Blevins (10) tries to defend him.


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Max Jackson | Staff Photographer
Southern Mississippi head coach Doc Sadler throws up his arms questioning a referee’s call in the first half of play Thursday.


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Owls’ guard Jackson Trapp (12) dribbles past Southern Miss defenders  into the pain.


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Max Jackson | Staff Photographer
FAU head coach Michael Curry yells at his players on the bench during Thursday’s win.


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Mohammed Emran | Staff Photographer
FAU junior guard Marquan Botley (2) goes up for a layup attempt.


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Max Jackson | Staff Photographer
Owls’ freshman forward Jeantal Cylla (1) shoots a 3-pointer to widen the Owls’ lead to 49-45 with under four minutes remaining in the game.


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Max Jackson | Staff Photographer
The FAU bench jumps up and cheers as Cylla’s 3-pointer sinks into the net.  


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Mohammed Emran | Staff Photographer
Students put their Owl fingers up during the Owls’ 68-61 win over USM. The victory broke a nine-game losing streak.


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Max Jackson | Staff Photographer
FAU students hold up Owl fingers in the final seconds of play during a free throw attempt by Adonis Filer (3). The student section was packed on Thursday evening with a reported attendance of 1699 people.