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Jeff Cowans
Jeff Cowans

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orlando, FL

High School:
Dr. Phillips High School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
12/15/1981

Major:
Exercise Science


About Cowans: Enters his fourth and final season with the Owls...is third on the FAU career scoring list with 1,194 points...needs 308 points to set FAU all-time scoring mark...was named A-Sun Freshman-of-the-Year in his first season...set FAU freshman records for points and three-pointers in a season while setting the single-game record for treys (since tied)...second in team history with 168 three-pointers...has not missed a game in his career.

Junior (2002-03): Played in 28 games and started 23...second on the team with 14.6 points per game...also averaged 4.1 rebounds...scored a season-high 24 points February 22 against Troy State...averaged 16.8 points in his final eight games...had 23 points February 13 at Stetson...scored in double figures in 24 of 28 games...posted 20 or more points five times...finished 14th in the A-Sun in scoring...made a three-pointer in all but five games...had season high four treys January 9 at Troy State and February 4 at Gardner-Webb...shot .808 from the line which was sixth best in the A-Sun...

Sophomore (2001-02): Only Owl to start all 31 games ...second on the team with 11.6 points per game while also averaging 4.1 rebounds...finished in double figures 19 times...connected for 58 threes...shot 36 percent from the field while going 32 percent from beyond the arc...led the team at the line at 82 percent...had season-high 19 points December 1 vs Central Florida...had season-high five threes at Hofstra on November 17 and at Mercer on January 10...made at least three treys in eight games...connected from long range in 28 of 31 games...had career-high 10 rebounds November 29 against Stetson...scored nine points in NCAA Tournament against Alabama.

Freshman (2000-01): Played in 31 games and started a team-high 28...first Owl to be named A-Sun Freshman-of-the-Year...led FAU with 13.7 points and was fourth on the team with 4.3 rebounds...scored in double-figures 25 times, including 17 of the final 19 games...set team freshman records with 425 points and 63 three-pointers...became just one of 11 players all time to score at least 400 points in a season while securing the sixth best total...set FAU record with eight treys December 2 at Troy State in team=s conference-opening victory...scored a career-high 30 points in same game to become first Owl in two seasons to break the 30-point plateau...scored at least 20 points five times...second on the team with a .382 three-point percentage...five games with at least four treys...led team with 30.2 minutes per game.

High School: Attended Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, FL...high school coach was Theo McWhite...averaged 19 points, 4 rebounds, three assists and two steals as a senior...team went 22-6 and was district/metro champions...6A District 10 Player-of-the-Year...first-team all-metro and first-team all-county...all-state selection...Dr. Phillips MVP, top rebounder, Athlete-of-the-Year nominee, and sportsmanship award recipient...also a stand-out on the track team in the long jump, triple jump, and high jump...a Bright Futures Scholar...received Florida Presidential Scholarship...member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Exercise Science major...son of Alvin and Shirley Cowans...professional goal is to be a mechanical engineer or to play pro basketball...born December 15, 1981 in Orlando, FL.

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