Men's Hoops Opens Sun Belt Play Against South Alabama
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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