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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.

Sophomore Justin Massey scored seven of the Owls final nine points in their win over Charlotte. Ryan Lynch | Editor in Chief

Men’s basketball: FAU tops Charlotte for second straight win

February 2, 2017

Five Owls scored at least 11 points to lead Florida Atlantic men’s basketball over Charlotte for its second straight victory on the road 77-75.

Junior Gerdarius Troutman scored a team-high 22 points in the Owls loss at UTEP on Saturday night. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran

Men’s basketball: FAU comes out of Texas winless after overtime loss to UTEP

January 15, 2017

After forcing overtime with a Gerdarius Troutman 3-pointer with two seconds remaining, Florida Atlantic men’s basketball was unable take advantage in the extra period, resulting in a 66-65 loss to UTEP Saturday night in El Paso, Texas.

Junior Gerdarius Troutman (14) made five 3-pointers in the Owls loss to UTSA on Thursday. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran.

Men’s basketball: inaccuracy from free-throw line costs FAU in San Antonio

January 12, 2017

After the University of Texas at San Antonio erased what was once an 11-point lead in favor of Florida Atlantic men’s basketball, neither of the two teams were able to put more than three points between them. The Roadrunners then closed the game by making their last four baskets to clinch a 68-63 win.

FAU sophomore Jeantal Cylla led the Owls with 14 points in their loss at Middle Tennessee. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran

Men’s basketball preview: FAU heads to Lone Star State for two-game slate

January 11, 2017

Coming off its first conference win of the season last Saturday, Florida Atlantic men’s basketball will be looking to capture its first three-game winning streak since December 2014, when it faces two conference foes in Texas later in the week.

Sophomore Justin Massey scored 12 points in the Owls win over FIU on Saturday. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Men’s basketball: strong defense, bench key in FAU’s win over FIU

January 7, 2017

Using strong defense and feeding off the energy from its bench, Florida Atlantic men’s basketball defeated Florida International University 73-64 Saturday afternoon in Boca Raton.

FAU freshman forward Jailyn Ingram (15) tries to dribble past Miami redshirt forward Kamari Murphy (21).

Gallery: FAU men’s basketball at Miami

December 17, 2016

Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer Owls redshirt junior center Ronald Delph (33) tries to block Miami junior guard Ja’Quan Newton’s (0) attempt at a layup. &n...

FAU sophomore guard Nick Rutherford (10) scored the game winning basket at Ohio State. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Men’s basketball: Owls upset Ohio State on road

December 6, 2016

With 21.6 seconds remaining in overtime and the score tied at 77, Florida Atlantic head coach Michael Curry called upon his sophomore point guard Nick Rutherford to lead the team’s last possession. Rutherford drained the clock and isolated his defender.

 Adonis Filer (0) dribbles around a Hofstra guard on his way to the basket.

Gallery: FAU Men’s Basketball vs. Hofstra

December 4, 2016

Max Jackson | Staff Photographer FAU sophomore forward Jeantal Cylla (1) goes for a layup early in the first half of play. Cylla was 5-for-6 from...

Freshman Jailyn Ingram scored a career-high 21 points in Tuesday night's loss at Tennessee-Martin. Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer

Men’s basketball: FAU suffers crushing one-point loss at Tennessee-Martin behind game winner

November 30, 2016

After three lead changes on three consecutive possessions in the games final 10 seconds, Florida Atlantic men’s basketball lost a crushing one-point battle on the road at the University of Tennessee at Martin 82-81 on Tuesday night.

Gallery: Men's basketball versus South Florida

Gallery: Men’s basketball versus South Florida

November 23, 2016

Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer FAU redshirt junior guard Frank Booker (11) drives past two USF defenders to attempt a layup.   Mohammed F Emran | St...

Sophomore guard Nick Rutherford made all eight of his foul shots in the Owls loss to SIU Edwardsville on Sunday night. Mohammed Emran | Staff Photographer

Men’s basketball: FAU’s Gerdarious Troutman’s 20 points not enough in second straight loss

November 13, 2016

Florida Atlantic junior Gerdarious Troutman had his coming-out game in the Owls 77-68 loss to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Sunday night in Honolulu, Hawaii.