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 FAU redshirt junior guard Danneal Ford (00) dribbled past Saint Francis junior guard Amy O'Neill (1). Photo by Lauren Sopourn

What to watch for from FAU women’s basketball in 2018

November 14, 2018

Senior Danneal Ford is the focal point of an Owls team stocked with young talent.

FAU women’s basketball head coach Jim Jabir talks next tactics with his players during a media timeout in his team's 79-67 win over Lynn University on Nov. 4. Alexander Rodriguez | Staff Photographer

Women’s Basketball: Season in Review 2017-2018

March 27, 2018

FAU Women’s Basketball went from winless to Conference USA contenders in just one season under first-year head coach Jim Jabir.

FAU senior forward Melinda Myers (50) defends against Mercer senior forward Alex Williams (22) on Nov. 12, 2017. Lauren Sopourn | Contributing Photographer

Women’s Basketball: Owls defeat rival FIU 67-63 on Senior night

February 25, 2018

Malia Kency led the team with 17 points

Senior guard Sasha Cedeno (15) looked for a pass in her team's game versus Middle Tennessee on Feb. 8. Joshua Giron | Photo Editor

Women’s Basketball: FAU’s losing streak extends to six as defense falls apart in 65-86 loss against Florida International

February 17, 2018

The Owls fall to 3-7 on the road in third straight head-to-head loss against Florida International.

Junior Sasha Cedeno scored 19 points in the Owls loss to UTEP. Alexander Rodriguez | News Editor

Women’s Basketball: FAU squanders first half lead in 54-59 loss against Old Dominion

February 15, 2018

The Owls’ losing streak stretches to five after their offense fell apart in second half.

Senior guard and forward Sasha Cedeño (15) shot a successful free throw that led to her personal best scoring game. FAU went on to lose 69-65 Thursday night at FAU arena. Anthony “Joe” Washko | Contributing Photographer

Women’s Basketball: FAU loses fourth straight in 65-51 defeat to North Texas

February 11, 2018

The Owls had their lowest scoring output since Jan. 14 of last season

FAU women’s basketball head coach Jim Jabir talks next tactics with his players during a media timeout in his team's 79-67 win over Lynn University on Nov. 4. Alexander Rodriguez | Staff Photographer

Women’s Basketball: Second half rally not enough as Owls lose 65-69 against Middle Tennessee

February 8, 2018

Ra’Kyra Gabriel injured in Owls’ third straight loss

FAU redshirt junior guard Danneal Ford (00) dribbled past Saint Francis junior guard Amy O'Neill (1) during the Owls game versus St. Francis on Nov. 24, 2017. Lauren Sopourn | Contributing Photographer

Women’s Basketball: Owls drop second straight game in 82-63 loss to Western Kentucky

February 3, 2018

After a strong start to the first quarter, the FAU women’s basketball were outscored by 20 in the second, in an eventual 82-63 loss to Western Kentucky Saturday afternoon.  

FAU redshirt junior guard Danneal Ford (00) looks up the court to find a pass to her players. FAU went on to lose 66-55 against Mercer on Nov 17, 2017. Lauren Sopourn | Contributing Writer

Women’s Basketball: FAU hopes to make run in Conference USA Basketball Championships

February 3, 2018

After its worst season in program history in 2016-2017, FAU women’s basketball has turned it around under first-year head coach Jim Jabir and is ready to potentially make noise in the Conference USA Women’s Basketball Tournament.

FAU senior forward Melinda Myers (50) defends against Mercer senior forward Alex Williams (22) on Nov. 12, 2017. Lauren Sopourn | Contributing Photographer

Women’s Basketball: FAU falls to first place UAB 90-57

January 27, 2018

FAU Women’s Basketball failed to win its third straight game in a 90-57 loss to UAB Saturday

FAU senior guard Malia Kency (32) dribbles around Saint Francis sophomore guard Jade Johnson (23). FAU went on to win 80-60 against Saint Francis during their Thanksgiving Tourney. Lauren Sopourn | Contributing Photographer

Women’s Basketball: FAU picks up wire-to-wire victory 86-72 over Louisiana Tech

January 21, 2018

Senior forward Sasha Cedeño’s career-high 30 points pushed FAU women’s basketball to lead for all but the first 18 seconds of the game in a 86-72 win against the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters.