BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University men’s basketball team will begin Conference USA play on Saturday at rival FIU. The Owls will be looking to win their conference opener for the first time since 2012, when they were still members of the Sun Belt Conference.
Last Week: FAU (6-6) lost its last game, 95-60 to Minnesota on Dec. 23, despite three players scoring in double-digits.
History: The Panthers (6-6) lead the all-time series 22-17 on the court, but vacated several wins due to NCAA sanctions.
Coverage: ESPN 106.3 will broadcast Saturday’s contest, with tip-off set for 7 p.m. A link to live stats and live video will be available at fausports.com. In-game updates will be posted at twitter.com/FAU_Hoops.
Up Next: The Owls host their first two conference home games of the season against UAB and Middle Tennessee on Jan. 4 and 6, respectively.