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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.

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.

Men’s Basketball: Jeantal Cylla reaches career-high scoring total in loss at UTEP

Men’s Basketball: Jeantal Cylla reaches career-high scoring total in loss at UTEP

January 22, 2016

One game after Florida Atlantic men’s basketball completed a comeback where it trailed by 20 points at halftime, the team found itself in a similar hole as the UTEP Miners carried a 40-20 lead into the half. However, the Owls (4-15, 2-4 Conference USA) were unable to make a second comeback in a week as they fell 71-56. FAU missed its first six shots in the game, helping UTEP (11-8, 3-3 Conference USA) open up on a 15-0 run, 5 minutes and 7 seconds into the game. Head coach Michael Curry then subbed in senior forward Javier Lacunza and freshman forward Jesse Hill.

Gallery: Men’s Basketball v. Southern Mississippi

Gallery: Men’s Basketball v. Southern Mississippi

January 15, 2016

Max Jackson | Staff Photographer Owls’ guard Nick Rutherford (10) calls out a play to his teammates after a Southern Mississippi turnover in the first half. ...

[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...

FAU offense sputters to end game as Owls lose 66-57 to UAB

FAU offense sputters to end game as Owls lose 66-57 to UAB

January 8, 2015

The Florida Atlantic Owls (7-6, 0-2 in Conference USA) could not pick up their first conference win of the year against the University...

FAU forward Javier Lacunza out for season with shoulder injury

Wesley Wright

February 11, 2014

A source within the FAU basketball program informed the UP that sophomore forward Javier Lacunza will miss the remainder of the season due to a shoulder injury. Lacunza tore his labrum — a ligament in his shoulder — about a month ago during the Jan. 11 win over Rice. After the coming surgery, Lacunza is expected to miss six months or more. He briefly attempted to pla...