BOCA RATON, Fla. - (Jan. 2, 2018) – The Florida Atlantic University men’s basketball team opens its Conference USA home schedule this weekend with games against UAB and Middle Tennessee.
Last Week: FAU (6-7, 0-1 C-USA) lost its conference opener, falling to rival FIU 58-57 on Saturday despite 12 points each from Ronald Delph, Jailyn Ingram and Gerdarius Troutman. William Pfister had a career high 16 rebounds in the contest.
History: The Blazers (9-5, 0-1) have won six of the eight all-time meetings with FAU. UAB is currently on a four game winning streak against the Owls. Middle Tennessee (9-4, 1-0) has won 11 in a row over FAU and holds a 16-4 lead in the all-time series.
Coverage: Tip-off for Thursday is set for 7 p.m., while Saturday’s tilt will start at 5 p.m. ESPN 106.3 will broadcast both contests. A link to live stats and live video will be available at fausports.com. In-game updates will be posted at twitter.com/FAU_Hoops. Fans can purchase tickets for the UAB game here, and tickets for the MT game can be found here or by calling the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.
Up Next: The Owls make their second trip to Texas in less than a month to play UTEP and UTSA on Jan. 11 and 13, respectively.