March 7, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Atlantic University men's basketball player Marquan Botley has been named Conference USA Freshman of the Week, the conference office announced today.
Botley scored a career-high 27 points in the Owls' 74-70 loss to FIU on March 6. It is the second time this season Botley has earned the honor. He also was named Freshman of the Week on Feb. 10. For the season, he is averaging 10.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game.
The Owls will travel to El Paso, Texas for the Conference USA Basketball Tournament, which will take place from Tuesday, March 11 through Saturday, March 15. FAU is the No. 11 seed and will play 14th-seeded Marshall at 8 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday, March 11.
Fans will have a number of ways to keep track of the action. Live audio of the game will be available at www.fausports.com. The game also will be broadcast on ESPN 106.3 FM and be shown on the Conference USA Digital Network. Live tweets will be posted through the team's official Twitter account, @FAU_Hoops.