Men's Hoops Opens Sun Belt Play Against South Alabama
Jackson Trapp and the Owls will open Sun Belt play this week.

Jackson Trapp and the Owls will open Sun Belt play this week.

Nov. 27, 2012

FAU Game Notes

BOCA RATON, FL - The Florida Atlantic men's basketball team will open its conference schedule this week when both South Alabama and Arkansas State come to The Burrow.

The Owls (2-3) went just 7-9 in Sun Belt play last season, but will play 20 conference games this weekend after the Sun Belt revamped its conference schedule after Denver's departure. South Alabama (2-3) opened the season with an upset victory of Florida State, but will come to Boca Raton on a three-game losing streak.

The Last Meeting
South Alabama79  
Florida Atlantic76OT
February 23, 2012
Boca Raton, FL
Men's Hoops Lose to Jaguars 79-76 in OT
The Florida Atlantic men's basketball team's hopes for a bye in the first round of the Sun Belt Tournament were dealt a fatal blow with a 79-76 loss to South Alabama on Thursday.

USA won both of last season's meetings, including a 79-76 overtime win in Boca. Preseason First Team All-Sun Belt selection had 31 points and 11 rebounds in his last game, a 75-73 loss to Georgia State. FAU guard Greg Gantt averaged 17 points in two meetings with South Alabama last season.

Thursday's game against South Alabama begins at 7 p.m. and live stats and live audio of the game are available here. Single game and season tickets can be purchased by calling the FAU Athletics Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.

 

 

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