Feb. 23, 2002
BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University was upset by Jacksonville University, 75-69, Saturday in Boca Raton. The loss drops FAU to 14-12 on the year and 12-6 in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Angie Rodgers scored a career-high 15 points to lead FAU, which entered the day in a first-place tie with Belmont atop the A-Sun.
The difference in the game was shooting and rebounding as the Dolphins outshot the Lady Owls 59 percent to 36 percent and held a 39-25 advantage on the boards.
FAU led 33-29 at the half but was outscored 46-36 in the second half despite Jacksonville (4-21, 3-15 A-Sun) using just six players the entire game. JU led 65-53 with 5:54 remaining before the Lady Owls went on a 14-4 run to cut the lead to 69-67 with 2:02 left. However, the Dolphins would not allow another field goal by the Lady Owls and held on for the six-point victory.
Florida Atlantic next plays at Jacksonville State February 28 before closing its regular season March 2 at Samford.