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FAU president, athletics director introduce new head coach Willie Taggart Thursday

New FAU head coach Willie Taggart talking at his introductory press conference. Photo by: Zachary Weinberger.

Zachary Weinberger, Sports Editor

December 13, 2019

Taggart was officially hired Wednesday after Lane Kiffin stepped down after the conference title game last week.

BREAKING: Former FSU head coach Willie Taggart accepts the job at FAU

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Zachary Weinberger, Sports Editor

December 11, 2019

Less than a week after it was announced that Lane Kiffin would leave FAU, the university locked down Willie Taggart. This will be his fifth head coaching job.

Potential candidates for FAU football’s vacant head coach spot

Former FAU Head Coach Lane Kiffin. Photo by Photo Editor Alex Liscio.

Jensen Jennings, Contributing Writer

December 10, 2019

It’s the end of “Kiffin SZN.” Lane Kiffin stepped down as the head coach immediately following the C-USA championship game on Saturday, and is heading to the University of Mississippi.  It was announced Saturday that Defensive Coordinator Glenn Spencer will be taking over as the interim h...

Lane Kiffin steps down as FAU head coach, heading to Ole Miss

Lane Kiffin won his second conference title Saturday beating the UAB Blazers, 49-6. Photo by: Alex Liscio.

Zachary Weinberger, Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

Athletics Director Brian White said a national search for a head coach will begin immediately.

FAU men’s basketball outlasts Canisius in down-to-the-wire finish

Kenan Blackshear was a major contributor for FAU in last nights win over Canisius where he scored nine points to go along with seven rebounds. Photo by: Alex Liscio.

Joseph Acosta, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2019

The Owls held the Golden Griffins to only one three-pointer in another close game at home.

FAU men’s basketball struggles in second-half, fall to St. Bonaventure 72-64

The second half for the Owls was a defensive dud as they let the Bonnies shoot 57 percent from the floor, scoring 46 points. Photo by: Kevin Fielder.

Kevin Fielder, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2019

Despite leading by as many as 17 in the first half, the Owls second half struggles propelled St. Bonaventure to a win.

FAU men’s basketball team defeats UIC, advances to Hall of Fame Championship game

FAU as a whole shot 68.2% from the free throw line Sunday night against the UIC Flames. Photo by: Alex Liscio.

Colby Guy, Contributing Writer

December 2, 2019

FAU beat the Flames, 71-70, and the turning point came in the last 30 seconds of the game.