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Men’s Basketball Season Review: FAU ends season with fifth straight losing record

Men’s Basketball Season Review: FAU ends season with fifth straight losing record

March 23, 2016

Another year gone by and another disappointing season for the Florida Atlantic men's basketball program as the team finishes with a losing record for the fifth consecutive season.

What you Missed Over Winter Break in FAU Sports

What you Missed Over Winter Break in FAU Sports

February 2, 2016

Florida Atlantic University took off for a month over winter break, but sports seasons never really end. Here is what you missed over the break and what to expect this upcoming semester from the Owls.

Men’s Basketball: Owls give up early lead in loss to Florida State

Men’s Basketball: Owls give up early lead in loss to Florida State

December 19, 2015

Florida Atlantic men’s basketball couldn’t defend a 12-point first half lead as the Florida State Seminoles pulled out the victory in the game’s closing moments, defeating the Owls 64-59 in the 2015 MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic at the BB&T Center on Saturday. A second half scuffle between the two teams awoke a sleeping Florida State team as the Seminoles cut FAU’s lead down to just four points with over 11 minutes left in the game. The re-energized Seminoles (8-2), aided by two three-point baskets by sophomore guard Xavier-Rathan Mayes, grabbed their first lead of the game with fewer than eight minutes remaining.

Men’s Basketball: Poor shooting performance leads to 81-62 loss to Tennessee

Men’s Basketball: Poor shooting performance leads to 81-62 loss to Tennessee

December 16, 2015

Florida Atlantic men’s basketball’s offensive struggles continued in their 81-62 defeat to the University of Tennessee Volunteers on Wednesday night. The Owls (2-8) missed 12 of their first 15 shots in the game and finished with a 34.5 field-goal percentage, making only 20-of-58 total shots. Sophomore C.J. Truman struggled against the team he originally signed with out of high school. He finished with seven points, but was only able to make one of his six shots from the floor. Five of Turman’s points came from foul shots.

Men’s Basketball: Jesse Hill has career game as Owls defeat Ave Maria 72-59

Men’s Basketball: Jesse Hill has career game as Owls defeat Ave Maria 72-59

December 11, 2015

Florida Atlantic men’s basketball needed a late second-half run to put away the Ave Maria Gyrenes 72-59 Tuesday night. Ave Maria (1-9) took a brief four-point lead (their only lead of the game) midway through the second half before a 9-0 run helped FAU (2-5) recapture the lead they held previously during the entire first half. FAU ran much of their second half offense through freshman forward Jesse Hill.

Men’s Basketball: Owls drop two-of-three in 2015 Men Against Breast Cancer Challenge

Men’s Basketball: Owls drop two-of-three in 2015 Men Against Breast Cancer Challenge

November 23, 2015

Men’s basketball (1-4) lost two of three matchups this past weekend while participating in the 2015 Men Against Breast Cancer Challenge, hosted by Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The Owls’ win was their first of the season as they defeated the host Miami Redhawks. Their two losses came against Northeastern and Lipscomb University. Here’s what you need to know from this past weekend’s games:

Men’s Basketball: Owls drop season opener to Michigan State, 82-55

Men’s Basketball: Owls drop season opener to Michigan State, 82-55

November 14, 2015

Men’s Basketball was unable to start the 2015-16 season victorious as they lost to Michigan State University 82-55 in East Lansing, Mich. Friday night. The Owls (0-1) got off to a slow start offensively, scoring four points in the first seven minutes of the game compared to 20 points from the no. 13 ranked Spartans. They finished the first half making only 8-of-31 shots and 1-of-8 three pointers. FAU’s defense was able to force eight Michigan State (1-0) turnovers, but committed 14 team fouls by halftime. This allowed the Spartans to convert 11-of-16 free throws during that stretch.

[Story and Gallery] Owls Basketball cap off season with 23 point loss to MTSU

[Story and Gallery] Owls Basketball cap off season with 23 point loss to MTSU

March 8, 2015

lorida Atlantic (9-20, 2-16) was not able to rally back from a 17 point first half deficit against the Middle Tennessee State University Blue...

[Story and Gallery] Turman’s last-second dunk gives Owls the win 62-59 over UAB

[Story and Gallery] Turman’s last-second dunk gives Owls the win 62-59 over UAB

March 5, 2015

  lorida Atlantic (9-19, 2-15 in Conference USA) came away with a 62-59 win over the UAB Blazers, snapping an 11-game streak. “I felt li...

Men’s Basketball: Owls unable to come back against USM, lose 62-54

Men’s Basketball: Owls unable to come back against USM, lose 62-54

February 14, 2015

Florida Atlantic University (8-15, 1-11 in Conference USA) lost a hard fought game to Southern Mississippi Eagles, 62-54. The...

FAU suffers heartbreaking loss to Western Kentucky 88-85

FAU suffers heartbreaking loss to Western Kentucky 88-85

January 16, 2015

For most of the game tonight, the Florida Atlantic University Owls (7-8, 0-4 in Conference USA) and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers ma...

Middle Tennessee State University size too much for FAU, Owls lose 82-58

Middle Tennessee State University size too much for FAU, Owls lose 82-58

January 10, 2015

Florida Atlantic University (7-7, 0-3 in Conference USA) could not earn their first conference win of the year against Middle...