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Florida Atlantic giving away Baywatch inspired Spring Game shirts

The Florida Atlantic Owls are giving us a nice blast from the past for the annual spring game. All of the students attending the Red/Blue Spring Game on Saturday in Boca Raton will receive Baywatch-themed tank tops. Florida Atlantic announced the unique giveaway in a video that featured, of course, players running along the beach in slow motion. The football players showing off...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Botley, FAU beat UTSA in C-USA tournament opener 82-58

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Marquan Botley made five 3-pointers and scored 24 points and Florida Atlantic defeated UTSA 82-58 in the opener of the Conference USA tournament on Tuesday. The Owls (8-24), who ended a six-game losing streak, play No. 5 seed Old Dominion on Wednesday. Ronald Delph scored 19 points and Jeantal Cylla and Adonis Filer had 11 points each for FAU, which shot...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

North Texas beats FAU 70-62 behind Johnson's 19

DENTON, Texas (AP) Deckie Johnson scored 19 points, Jeremy Combs added 17, grabbed nine rebounds and made four steals and North Texas never trailed in beating FAU 70-62 on Saturday night. J-Mychal Reese scored 14 points and Eric Katenda blocked a career-high four shots for the Mean Green (11-16, 6-8 Conference USA), which opened with a 21-9 run after Rickey Brice Jr. hit three...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy coaches his way into Canton

Sometimes, life owns a sense of absurdity. Saturday night, it displayed a profound sense of poetry. On the night before Super Bowl 50, which could very well be Peyton Manning’s last NFL game, the man who won his only NFL title with Manning as his quarterback was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Tony Dungy, who guided the Indianapolis Colts to their only Super Bowl championship...
Via The Comeback
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Filer scores 18 points in FAU's 82-77 win over Charlotte

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Adonis Filer scored 18 points, including six free throws in the final minute, and Florida Atlantic defeated Charlotte 82-77 on Saturday. Filer made 5 of 10 from the field, 7 of 8 free throws and led the Owls (6-16, 4-5 Conference USA) with seven rebounds. Marquan Botley scored 15 points, Nick Rutherford 12 and Ronald Delph 10 along with five blocks for FAU...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Cylla scores 22 points; FAU beats Texas-San Antonio 86-71

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Jeantal Cylla scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half to help Florida Atlantic pull away and beat Texas-San Antonio 86-71 on Saturday. Adonis Filer had 16 points and Jackson Trapp added 14 for the Owls (5-15, 3-4 Conference USA), who have won three of their last four games since snapping a nine-game losing skid. Christian Wilson scored a career-high 28...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

FAU with late 3, rallies from 20 down to beat La Tech 63-61

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Jackson Trapp made his only field goal of the game, a 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds left as Florida Atlantic rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat Louisiana Tech 63-61 on Saturday night. Louisiana Tech had a 36-16 halftime lead, and led 45-36 with 11 minutes remaining. Florida Atlantic used a 22-9 run to take its first lead, 58-56 with 1:11 to play...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

FAU pulls away at 6-minute mark, beats Southern Miss 58-51

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Ronald Delph had 11 points with 13 rebounds, and Florida Atlantic pulled away midway through the second half to beat Southern Mississippi 58-51 on Thursday night. The Owls opened the second half on a 10-run and led 31-30. Southern Miss answered with a 10-3 spurt to retake the lead, 40-33. Jackson Trapp scored five points and Solomon Poole added three to pull...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson leads Western Kentucky to 86-82 OT win over FAU

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Justin Johnson scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Aaron Cosby added 17 points, and Western Kentucky outlasted Florida Atlantic 86-82 in overtime on Saturday. Cosby scored five points in overtime for the Hilltoppers (9-7, 1-2 Conference USA), who won at home to avoid their first 0-3 start in conference play since 2010. Florida Atlantic (2-14,...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Marshall rolls to 90-67 win over Florida Atlantic

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Ryan Taylor scored 21 points, James Kelly and Stevie Browning added 18 apiece and Marshall rolled to a 90-65 win over Florida Atlantic on Thursday. Kelly had a career-high 15 rebounds and Taylor matched his career high with 11 as the Thundering Herd (6-9, 2-0 Conference USA) whipped the Owls on the boards 49-24. Browning had seven assists. Adonis Filer...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Martin turns back Florida Atlantic 57-48

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Myles Taylor and Twymond Howard scored 19 points apiece and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Tennessee Martin to a 57-48 win over Florida Atlantic on Tuesday. The Skyhawks (7-7) won their fifth straight because of defense, limiting the Owls (2-11) to 32 percent shooting - 19 percent from 3-point range (4 of 21) - and posting a 42-36 rebounding margin. Kedar...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic overtakes Ave Maria 72-58

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Adonis Filer scored 17 points, sinking 7 of 8 from the free throw line, to lead Florida Atlantic past Ave Maria for a 72-58 win Thursday night. C.J. Turman and Jackson Trapp added 12 points apiece and Jesse Hill had 11 for FAU (2-5), which hit 56 percent of its 45 shots from the field and enjoyed a 34-18 rebounding advantage. Filer was 5 for 10 from the floor...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

East Carolina defeats Florida Atlantic 74-48

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) B.J. Tyson scored 15 points with nine rebounds as East Carolina throttled Florida Atlantic 74-48 on Tuesday night to remain undefeated in three games at home. Grant Bryant added a career-best 12 points and Caleb White had 10 for the Pirates (4-3). After a tie at 2-2, East Carolina led the rest of the way, posting a 32-14 score at halftime, the fewest points...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

FAU survives after blowing early lead, edges Old Dominion to finish season

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Greg Joseph's two fourth-quarter field goals -- including the 29-yard game-winner -- saved Florida Atlantic as it rallied to beat Old Dominion 33-31 on Saturday. Florida Atlantic (3-9, 3-5 Conference USA) built a 24-3 lead just before halftime, but that was the beginning of the game getting away from the Owls. ODU's Shuler Bentley found Zach Pascal on a 45-yard...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic upends Old Dominion in 33-31 win

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Greg Joseph's two fourth-quarter field goals - including the 29-yard game-winner - saved Florida Atlantic as it rallied to beat Old Dominion 33-31 on Saturday. Florida Atlantic (3-9, 3-5 Conference USA) built a 24-3 lead just before halftime, but that was the beginning of the game getting away from the Owls. ODU's Shuler Bentley found Zach Pascal on a 45-yard...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Football Review: Game Eleven vs. Florida Atlantic

Florida needed overtime to outlast the Florida Atlantic Owls in a driving rainstorm at Florida Field on Saturday. And yes, you read that right. Let’s take a look at how the escape artist Gators walked away victors against a 40+ point underdog.
Via Gamedayr
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic beats Miami (Ohio) 75-69

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) C.J. Turman posted a double-double Saturday and Adonis Filer scored 23 points as Florida Atlantic notched its first win with a 75-69 victory over Miami (Ohio). Turman scored 19 points with 12 rebounds for the Owls (1-3). Adonis Filer led the scoring with 23 points including six free throws in the final seconds that kept FAU ahead for the win. Matthew Reed had...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball: Freshman Davis shines in debut as Spartans clip Owls in season opener

The Owls of Florida Atlantic registered the first two points of the game. The Spartans scored 20 of the next 22 and never looked back. MSU used a balanced scoring attack, led by Costello’s 15 points and seven rebounds to knock off the Florida Atlantic Owls 82-55 in the 2015-2016 season opener. Costello started the scoring early in the first half with 11 points and four rebounds...
Via isportsweb.com
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 13 Michigan State beats Florida Atlantic 82-55 in opener

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Matt Costello had 15 points and Denzel Valentine scored 13, leading No. 13 Michigan State to an 82-55 win over Florida Atlantic on Friday night. The senior-laden Spartans grabbed control with a 16-0 run early in the first half, led by 22 points at halftime and maintained a comfortable cushion in the second half. The Owls led twice in the opening minutes...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

FIU helmet ripped off trophy by FAU

The Florida Atlantic Owls pulled off a huge a win over the Florida International Golden Panthers on Saturday in their annual rivalry game. The two play for a rivalry trophy which features both team’s helmets on either side as well as plates of each game’s results. After the game, the Owl ran over to the trophy and celebrated like crazy in the endzone. According to College Spun...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

FIU helmet taken off Shula Award after rivalry game

FAU vs. FIU doesn’t quite resonate nationally like, say, Florida-Florida State, but don’t tell that to the Owls. FAU got revenge for last year’s loss, winning today’s “Shula Bowl” 31-17. After the win, the team charged across the field to claim the Don Shula Trophy. Shula Bowl Champs!!! #BeatFIU #HappyHomecoming A video posted by FAU Athletics (@fauathletics...
Via College Spun
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Trey Rodriguez powers FAU past FIU to snap skid

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Trey Rodriguez rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns to help Florida Atlantic beat Florida International 31-17 Saturday.Jaquez Johnson completed 10 of 19 passes for 113 yards and added 64 yards rushing on nine carries for FAU (2-6, 2-6 Conference USA), which snapped a three-game skid.Five plays after Nate Ozdemir recovered a fumble by FIU's Alex McGough...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodriguez, Florida Atlantic run past Florida International

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Trey Rodriguez rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns to help Florida Atlantic beat Florida International 31-17 Saturday. Jaquez Johnson completed 10 of 19 passes for 113 yards and added 64 yards rushing on nine carries for FAU (2-6, 2-6 Conference USA), which snapped a three-game skid. Five plays after Nate Ozdemir recovered a fumble by FIU's Alex McGough...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Trey Rodriguez powers FAU past FIU to snap skid

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Trey Rodriguez rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns to help Florida Atlantic beat Florida International 31-17 Saturday. Jaquez Johnson completed 10 of 19 passes for 113 yards and added 64 yards rushing on nine carries for FAU (2-6, 2-6 Conference USA), which snapped a three-game skid. Five plays after Nate Ozdemir recovered a fumble by FIU's Alex McGough...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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