Feb. 10, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Atlantic University's men's basketball guard Marquan Botley was named the Conference USA Freshman of the Week after a pair of outstanding performances.
Botley averaged 15 points, 6.5 assists and five rebounds in FAU's two games last week, scoring 19 points, including a four-point play versus Middle Tennessee. On Feb. 8 versus UAB, he narrowly missed recording the first triple-double in school history with 11 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in an 82-71 win.
For the year, Botley is averaging 10.1 points, 2.6 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game. He has been even better in conference play, averaging 12.2 points, 3.6 assists and 2.9 rebounds versus C-USA opponents.
The Owls will travel to UTEP on Thursday, Feb. 13, with tip-off set for 9:05 p.m. Live audio, video and stats will be available at www.fausports.com.