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Men’s basketball: Owls upset Ohio State on road

Men’s basketball: Owls upset Ohio State on road

December 6, 2016

With 21.6 seconds remaining in overtime and the score tied at 77, Florida Atlantic head coach Michael Curry called upon his sophomore point guard Nick Rutherford to lead the team’s last possession. Rutherford drained the clock and isolated his defender.

Gallery: FAU Men’s Basketball vs. Hofstra

Gallery: FAU Men’s Basketball vs. Hofstra

December 4, 2016

Max Jackson | Staff Photographer FAU sophomore forward Jeantal Cylla (1) goes for a layup early in the first half of play. Cylla was 5-for-6 from...

Men’s basketball: team used a 36-0 run to defeat Edward Waters on Sunday

Men’s basketball: team used a 36-0 run to defeat Edward Waters on Sunday

November 20, 2016

Prior to the season, Florida Atlantic men’s basketball coach Michael Curry decided to bring senior Adonis Filer, a starter last season, off the bench. The decision paid off in the Owls 98-64 win over Edward Waters College on Sunday afternoon.

Men’s basketball: FAU drops season opener to Texas State in Hawaii Rainbow Classic

Men’s basketball: FAU drops season opener to Texas State in Hawaii Rainbow Classic

November 12, 2016

Florida Atlantic men's basketball could not get going offensively Friday night in its season opener, resulting in a 61-57 loss to Texas State in its first game of the Hawaii Rainbow Classic.

Men’s basketball preview

Men’s basketball preview

November 10, 2016

The players lined up under the basket, with their hands on their knees gasping for air. Sweat dripped down to the hardwood cour...

Basketball: Florida Atlantic hosts its annual Red Hot Madness

Basketball: Florida Atlantic hosts its annual Red Hot Madness

October 28, 2016

Basketball season has arrived. Florida Atlantic hosted its version of Midnight Madness — entitled Red Hot Madness — on Thursday, Oct. 27, the first official practice to the public allowed by the NCAA to start the season.

Men’s Basketball: Owls push Conference USA’s top program UAB to wire in loss

Men’s Basketball: Owls push Conference USA’s top program UAB to wire in loss

March 5, 2016

Florida Atlantic men’s basketball had its chance to beat Conference USA’s top team but couldn’t convert in clutch time, dropping Saturday’s matchup against the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers 73-70.

Gallery: Men’s Basketball v. MTSU

Gallery: Men’s Basketball v. MTSU

March 4, 2016

Vincent Ubiera | Staff Photographer FAU redshirt freshman center Ronald Delph (33) goes for a layup early in the first half of play versus Middle Tennes...

Men’s basketball: Second-half mistakes lead to fifth straight loss versus Middle Tennessee

Men’s basketball: Second-half mistakes lead to fifth straight loss versus Middle Tennessee

March 3, 2016

Second-half turnovers helped seal the fate of Florida Atlantic men’s basketball Thursday as the team dropped its fifth straight game 76-59 to Middle Tennessee State University.

Men’s basketball preview: FAU hosts rival FIU, looking to avenge a loss from earlier this calendar year

Men’s basketball preview: FAU hosts rival FIU, looking to avenge a loss from earlier this calendar year

February 23, 2016

With only three games remaining in the regular season, Florida Atlantic men’s basketball is running out of time to clinch a first round bye in the conference tournament that is beginning in three weeks’ time.

Men’s basketball preview: Owls take their last road trip of the season against Rice and North Texas

Men’s basketball preview: Owls take their last road trip of the season against Rice and North Texas

February 16, 2016

Florida Atlantic men's basketball embarks on its last road trip of the regular season this week with matchups in Texas against Rice and North Texas. FAU (7-19, 5-8 C-USA) is coming off an 89-82 loss at home on Saturday to UTEP. After trailing by as much as 18, the Owls cut the Miners’ lead to three late in the contest before their comeback attempt fell short. Here are some things to look for in both games:

Men’s Basketball: FAU’s comeback bid falls short in loss to UTEP

Men’s Basketball: FAU’s comeback bid falls short in loss to UTEP

February 13, 2016

Despite being down by as many as 18 points in the second half, Florida Atlantic men’s basketball’s bid to split the season series versus UTEP fell just short, losing 89-82 Saturday night. Florida Atlantic (7-19, 5-8 Conference USA) came within three points with 2:32 remaining in the game, but the Owls were unable to score any more points and UTEP (15-11, 7-6 Conference USA) knocked down four late free-throws to close out the game. It was a tale of two halves for FAU offensively and defensively, shooting only 40 percent from the field while allowing UTEP to shoot 57 percent from the field in the first half. However, the Owls shot 53 percent from the field while holding the Miners to only 44 percent in the second half.