University Press

The evolution of FAU fans

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

In mid-November, at FAU's home opener for the basketball season, Warner University arrived at The Burrow for a 7 p.m. tipoff. One of Warner's players had long hair, bangs flowing in front of his face and covering a portion of...

Men’s basketball: FAU wins seventh straight with 88-71 victory over UALR

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

With the game being broadcast on national television on ESPN2, FAU (15-6, 7-0) delivered another quality win, defeating conference foe UALR 88-71 on Saturday, Jan. 22. The win at The Burrow was the Owls' seventh in a row and...

Seventh Heaven

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Opinion, Sports

FAU finished doing something over the weekend that it had never done before, and ESPN was there to cover it. The Owls (15-6) extended their unprecedented Division I winning streak to seven games by defeating Sun Belt Conference...

Blocking sensation

Philicia Douglas

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

FAU's men's basketball team drew lots of attention and excitement last season with just a 14-16 record, and midway through this season the team has already matched that win total. With a 14-6 record, and a first-ever six game...

Basketball: Owls win eighth straight with 62-51 victory over Middle Tennessee

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Two weeks ago, FAU went on the road and thumped Middle Tennessee by 10 points, 71-61. On Thursday night at The Burrow, Middle Tennessee (9-12, 4-4) attempted to return the favor, but the Blue Raiders fell to the Owls, 62-51....

Basketball: Winning streak snapped at eight as FAU falls to WKU 57-53

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Straddled with a poor first-half performance, the Owls (16-7, 8-1) were unable to overcome their mistakes, falling to Western Kentucky (9-11, 4-4) 57-53 at The Burrow in a conference match on Saturday. The loss snapped FAU's eight-game...

Basketball: Owls win late over rival FIU

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

After trailing the whole game, FAU found itself down 1 point with 10 seconds remaining. At that point, Alex Tucker secured a rebound andwith four seconds remaining and found Brett Royster alone under the rim for an easy go-ahead...

Basketball: Poor shooting sinks Owls against ULL

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Owls are on a streak, and not a good one. Poor shooting caused the Owls (18-9, 10-3) to fall to their Sun Belt Conference adversary, Louisiana Lafayette, 72-64 at the Burrow on Saturday night. Over the last five games,...

Men’s Basketball: Owls get past rival FIU in overtime in Miami

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Whether at home in Boca Raton or in FIU's house in Miami, the Owls just seem to find a way to break the Golden Panthers' hearts. Having defeated its biggest rival at home two weeks ago on a late shot from Brett Royster, FAU...

Basketball: FAU loses NCAA Tournament bid with crushing loss

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

With a bid to the NCAA tournament at stake, FAU squandered its opportunity. The Owls all but ended their season with a 78-64 loss to North Texas in the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament. Despite being a no....

Basketball: Owls’ season ends with 85-62 loss to Miami

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

FAU ended its basketball season in much the same predicament that placed it in the consolation prize NIT tournament — by losing in double digits. The Owls' season ended after an 85-62 loss to a much bigger, both in size and...

Contractually elongated?

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

More than ever before, FAU is spending money. It was reported in February that the school received more than 18,940 applicants for the fall 2011 semester, a record for the university. Knowing such, the school has poured money...