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Dec. 4, 2017

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BOCA RATON, Fla. -  The Florida Atlantic University men's basketball team travels to Fort Myers to play Florida Gulf Coast on Tuesday before returning home to host Webber International on Sunday.  

The Last Meeting
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December 28, 2016
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Men's Hoops Fall 75-62 to FGCU
A season-high 16 points from Jeantal Cylla was not enough, as the Florida Atlantic University men's basketball team lost 75-62 to Florida Gulf Coast on Wednesday night. FAU now stands at 4-7 on the season.

 

Last Week: FAU (4-3) had a pair of outstanding offensive performances in winning its two games last week. The Owls defeated Ave Maria 91-54 on Tuesday afternoon, then beat Bethune-Cookman 93-75 on Saturday. It was the first time FAU scored at least 90 points in consecutive games since the 2003-04 season. Senior guard Justin Massey averaged 27.5 points in the two wins. His 31 points on Saturday were the most by an FAU player in nearly four years.  

 

History: The Owls trail FGCU (6-3) in the all-time series, with the Eagles leading 2-1. FGCU won last season's meeting 75-62 in Boca Raton. FAU has played Webber International (3-4) four times, having won three of them. The Owls beat the Warriors 76-56 last season, Massey scored a game-high 15 points in the contest.

 

Coverage: ESPN 106.3 will broadcast both games, with Ken LaVicka on the call. Tuesday's tilt at FGCU will also air on ESPN3. Links to live video and live stats will be available at fausports.com. In-game updates will be posted at twitter.com/FAU_Hoops. For tickets to Sunday's game, call the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.

 

Up Next: The Owls welcome former Sun Belt Conference foe Arkansas State to FAU Arena on Saturday, Dec. 16.   


 

 

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