Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Heads to Lone Star State

Jan. 10, 2017

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BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University men's basketball team will head to Texas for its first Conference USA road trip of the season, facing UTSA on Thursday, Jan. 12 and UTEP on Saturday, Jan. 14.

Last Week: The Owls (5-9, 0-2 C-USA) snapped an eight-game C-USA losing streak with a 73-64 win over rival FIU on Saturday. The victory also ended a six-game slide to the Panthers. Sophomore point guard Nick Rutherford led FAU with 14 points.

History: After dropping the first two meetings to UTSA, the Owls won all three encounters last season, including an 82-58 thumping in the first round of the C-USA tournament. Meanwhile, FAU has lost its last three contests against UTEP after winning the first-ever tilt against the Miners.

Coverage: Live stats of both games will be available at fausports.com. Live audio also will be broadcast on fausports.com and ESPN 106.3 FM, which also has an app for the smartphone. Fans can also follow the action at the team's official Twitter account, @FAU_Hoops.

Upcoming: FAU returns to the Burrow to host UAB and Middle Tennessee on Jan. 19 and Jan. 21.

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