March 4, 2010
SATURDAY'S GAME: FAU (14-15) begins action in the Sun Belt Tournament by facing divisional rival South Alabama. The Owls are the no.8 seed and USA is the ninth-seeded team in the tournament.
TV/RADIO/INTERNET: All of FAU's games this season (home and away) air on live commercial radio ESPN - 760 AM with audio links available on FAU's official athletics website FAUSPORTS.com. Ken LaVicka (play-byplay) will call the game for ESPN760.
South Alabama: The Blue Raiders (16-14, 8-10) enter today's game as the no.9 seed and defeated Denver 54-52 in their regular season finale on February 25. Second-Team All Sun-Belt selection Tim Williams led all scorers with 22 points on the night.
LAST TIME OUT: FAU lost its final game of the regular season to Middle Tennesee State 66-57 on February 27. Greg Gantt had a game-high 17 points for FAU and Sanchez Hughley tied his career high with 11 rebounds.
THE SERIES: South Alabama has won six of the eight all-time meetings
between the two schools. The teams split the two regular season games,
with each team winning on the other's home floor.