Jan. 16, 2013
BOCA RATON, FL - The Florida Atlantic men's basketball team hosts division rival Troy on Thursday night.
FAU (9-9, 4-3 Sun Belt) split its road trip last week, losing to Middle Tennessee 62-52 and then defeating Western Kentucky 65-62. FAU defeated the Trojans (7-10, 2-4) 61-54 on December 27 in Troy. Greg Gantt scored 26 points and became FAU's all-time leading scorer in that contest. He will be honored in a pregame ceremony on Thursday. Pablo Bertone had 21 points in that game as well.
Sophomore forward Kelvin Penn's 2.83 blocks per game are 15th in the country. A limited number of "Destroy Troy" t-shirts will be given away to students. FAU will finish the weekend by facing North Texas on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Live stats and live audio of both games can be found here. Single-game and mini-plan tickets for all home games are available by contacting the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.