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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 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) 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 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.

Gallery: FAU Women's Basketball Versus Saint Francis

Gallery: FAU Women’s Basketball Versus Saint Francis

November 25, 2017

Lauren Sopourn | Staff Photographer FAU senior guard Malia Kency (32) dribbles around Saint Francis sophomore guard Jade Johnson (23)....

While rushing towards FAU’s basket, then-junior guard Malia Kency (32) decides which teammate to pass the ball to during the Owls game versus Florida International on Jan. 26 last year. Alexander Rodriguez | Photo Editor

Women’s basketball: FAU falls 66-55 to Mercer in season opener

November 13, 2017

The Owls have now lost 20 straight regular season games dating back to last season.

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.

Freshman Julia Jenike scored the Owls first seven points of the game in their loss to FIU on Thursday night. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Women’s basketball: FAU unable to hold on to late lead against FIU

January 26, 2017

Florida Atlantic women’s basketball blew a 10-point second-half lead on Thursday night against Florida International in the Owls ninth straight loss.

Junior Malia Kency (32) scored 19 points in the Owls loss to FIU on Saturday.  Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Women’s basketball: FAU can’t hold onto halftime lead in loss to Florida International

January 7, 2017

Florida Atlantic women’s basketball could not hold onto its halftime lead at Florida International University on Saturday, losing its third straight game to begin conference play.

FAU junior guard Nika Zyryanova (33) scored a career-high 20 points in the Owls win over Indiana State. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Women’s basketball: FAU jumps to 2-0 after nail-biter against Indiana State

November 14, 2016

After trailing by four entering halftime, Indiana State jumped out to a 48-42 lead midway through the third quarter. Then the team ran into a pair of juniors on Kellie Lewis-Jay’s Florida Atlantic women’s basketball team.

Junior Raven Doyle collected her first career double-double in the Owls opening day victory. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Women’s basketball: FAU pulls away from Florida Memorial in season-opening victory

November 11, 2016

Florida Atlantic women’s basketball used a collective team effort to win its season opener 84-64 over Florida Memorial on Friday night in Boca Raton.