Men's Basketball Opens Regular Season at #11 North Carolina
Greg Gantt and the Owls will begin their regular season on Sunday.


Greg Gantt and the Owls will begin their regular season on Sunday.

Nov. 10, 2012

FAU Game Notes

The Florida Atlantic University men's basketball team will officially begin its 2012-13 season on Sunday, November 11 when they travel to the Dean E. Smith Center to play #11 North Carolina as part of the EA Sports Maui Invitational.

Senior guard Greg Gantt was a preseason second-team all-conference selection after leading the team in scoring for the third straight season. Gantt is on track to become the program's all-time leading scorer this season.

FAU will have several players looking to make their first official appearance in an Owls' uniform including Parade All-American Stefan Moody and 7-foot Baylor transfer Dragan Sekelja. FAU held off crosstown rival Lynn in an 87-80 exhibition victory over on Monday night.

The #11 Tar Heels began their 2012-13 regular season with a 76-59 defeat of Gardner-Webb on Friday night. Preseason All-ACC selection James Michael McAdoo had a double-double in the win, scoring 26 points and pulling down 14 rebounds, setting career highs in both categories. UNC won the only previous meeting between the two schools,105-52, back on December 19, 2006.

Sunday's game is set for a 2:30 tipoff. The game will be televised on ESPNU and streamed live on ESPN3.com. Live audio will also be available at www.fausports.com. For season and single-game tickets, contact the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.

 

 

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