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FAU freshman Jacey Bailey pivots to avoid Middle Tennessee sophomore Alex Jones (00) during the Owls 71-59 lost to the Blue Raiders Saturday. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Women’s basketball: Jacey Bailey to transfer

March 18, 2017

Jacey Bailey announced on her Twitter page earlier today that she has decided to transfer after playing just one year at Florida Atlantic University.

Junior Sasha Cedeno, who led FAU in scoring during the 2016-17 season, receives instructions from former head coach Kellie Lewis-Jay, who was fired on March 6. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Women’s basketball season review: the good, the bad and the ugly

March 17, 2017

Florida Atlantic women’s basketball finished its 2016-17 campaign as the worst team in the program’s 33-year history. The Owls finished with just four wins against 25 losses, and went 0-18 in conference play.

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Opinion: University Press staff makes its 2017 final four picks

March 16, 2017

The tourney is set, all brackets are in and everyone is waiting to see which top seed will fall first. Three of the University Press’ sports maniacs make their picks on who will be dancing in the final four and their reasoning of why. If you don't agree with any of us, hit the comment section and let us know why, and then tell us who you think will be the last four dancing.

Sophomore Nick Rutherford is one of only two Owls to start every game this season. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Men’s Basketball: Three players to transfer off team

March 16, 2017

Sophomore forwards Jeantal Cylla, Jesse Hill and guard Nick Rutherford, will be transferring out of the Florida Atlantic men’s basketball program, according to a source close to the program. FAU Owl Access first reported the news.

FAU Softball players and coaches huddle up in front of their dugout after splitting a doubleheader against the University of North Florida on Feb. 9. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Softball: FAU splits its Tuesday doubleheader

March 15, 2017

Florida Atlantic softball split its doubleheader on Tuesday night, falling 7-0 to Fordham before earning a 2-1 win over Illinois State in Boca Raton.

Owls senior third baseman Austin Langham throws a ball to first base during FAU’s game versus the University of Miami on March 1. Ryan Lynch | Editor in Chief

Baseball: FAU bats stay hot in win over Rutgers

March 14, 2017

lorida Atlantic baseball’s early season offensive dominance continued Tuesday night as it defeated the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights 14-2 in Boca Raton.

The Owls loss to Marshall will end their season. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Men’s basketball: FAU falls to Marshall in first round of conference tournament

March 9, 2017

Florida Atlantic men's basketball was unable to get enough shots to fall in the first half versus Marshall University, resulting in a 89-75 loss Wednesday night in Birmingham, Alabama to end its season.

Junior Gerdarius Troutman's 71 made 3-pointers are the seventh most in a single season in program history. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran

Men’s basketball: Gerdarius Troutman, FAU’s three-point marksman

March 8, 2017

It was about 10 p.m. inside the Florida Atlantic Arena. The court lights were still shining bright, a ball was bouncing and shoes could be heard squeaking on the court.

Junior Frank Booker hasn't received the playing time he expected since transferring, but he is making the most of his time at FAU. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran

Men’s basketball: Frank Booker’s impact goes beyond the hardwood

March 8, 2017

Florida Atlantic men's basketball trailed Middle Tennessee 73-51 with 5:11 left, and nobody could be heard inside FAU Arena — nobody except Frank Booker.

Freshman Gary Mattis picked up eight RBIs in the Owls victory over Bethune-Cookman, one short of the program record. Ryan Lynch | Editor in Chief

Baseball: FAU’s offense remains hot, defeats Bethune-Cookman

March 7, 2017

Florida Atlantic baseball’s offensive dominance over the last few games continued Tuesday night, as the Owls (7-4-1) defeated Bethune Cookman 12-6 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Senior Adonis Filer has led the Owls with 11.3 points per game this season despite only starting six games. Photo by Max Jackson

Men’s basketball: Conference USA tournament preview

March 7, 2017

After securing the 11th seed in the Conference USA tournament, Florida Atlantic men's basketball is set to take on sixth-seeded Marshall University in the first round on Wednesday.

Head coach Kellie Lewis-Jay speaks to her players during her team's Feb. 18, 2016 loss to Rice.  PhotoMohammed F. Emran

Women’s basketball: FAU fires head coach Kellie Lewis-Jay

March 6, 2017

Florida Atlantic women's basketball has fired head coach Kellie Lewis-Jay after a 4-25 season, the school announced on Monday. The Owls went 73-103 during her five-year stay.