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  • Georgia State to join the Sun Belt in 2013

    Georgia State to join the Sun Belt in 2013
     New Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson’s first expansion effort has been a success, as Georgia State accepted an invitation to join the conference Monday.  “This is a strong declaration that the Sun Belt is committed to getting better,”...
  • Owls picked to repeat as Sun Belt East Division champions

    Owls picked to repeat as Sun Belt East Division champions
    With four starters and three key bench players returning, FAU was picked to finish first in the Sun Belt East Division in the coaches' poll released Wednesday as part of the conference's basketball media days. "I think there are a lot of teams that can...
  • Sun Belt teams go a combined 1-8 in opening week of season

     The Sun Belt was a combined 1-8 in the opening week, with the only win coming in a battle of conference teams, with Florida International beating North Texas 41-16.  The rest of the conference had teams playing money games against teams from the...
  • Sun Belt roundup: FIU on a roll

     Most of the Sun Belt is still playing non-conference games this week.  Florida Atlantic (0-2) is at Auburn (2-1) after opening the season at Florida and Michigan State.  The two conference games are Louisiana-Lafayette at red-hot Florida...
  • FAU's losing ways: Winless streak now at 12 and counting

     FAU is in the midst of the worst stretch in the program’s history.   With Saturday’s 41-7 loss to Florida International, the Owls are 0-9 on the season and have a losing streak stretching back to last season of 12 games.   FAU is also 0-6...
  • Tigers rout Western Kentucky, move to 10-0

    Tigers rout Western Kentucky, move to 10-0
    It took more than a half to get rolling, but top ranked LSU finally did against Western Kentucky. Hahnville's Alfred Blue ran for two second half touchdowns as LSU routed the Hilltoppers 42-9 Saturday night before an announced crowd of 92,917 at Tiger...
  • Alfred Morris named second team All-Conference

    Alfred Morris named second team All-Conference
     Indicative of FAU’s 1-11 season, the Owls placed just one player on the Sun Belt All-Conference teams released Wednesday.  Senior running back Alfred Morris was named to the second team offense. Morris was second in the conference in rushing,...
  • FAU opens baseball season at Alabama

     FAU’s baseball team will open the season at Alabama Feb. 17, the first time the Owls have to Tuscaloosa since they upset the Crimson Tide in the 2002 NCAA regional to make it to the super regional for the first and only time in program history....
  • Stadium opening draws former prOWLer back to Boca Raton

    Stadium opening draws former prOWLer  back to Boca Raton
       BOCA RATON – Rick “Smitty” Smith expects to shed more than a few tears over the next couple days.  The Florida Atlantic alum and former director of the prOWLers, the university’s student group that supports athletics, is...
  • Pep rally, bonfire draw thousands of FAU students

    BOCA RATON – Usually Florida Atlantic coach Howard Schnellenberger avoids making predictions about games. But Thursday, before the biggest crowd to ever attend a pep rally at FAU, Schnellenberger veered off his usual script. "Sure we are going to win...
  • Wendy Larry's legacy at ODU: A fierce competitor, and a friend

    Wendy Larry's legacy at ODU: A fierce competitor, and a friend
    Mel Greenberg was surprised at the timing. Ticha Penicheiro wondered whose decision it really was. And Debbie Taylor cried. Wendy Larry's resignation on Tuesday after 24 seasons, 17 consecutive conference championships and 20 NCAA tournament...
  • Sun Belt baseball tournament: Owls in pool with Troy, Western Kentucky and Arkansas-Little Rock

    FAU will open the Sun Belt tournament Wednesday when they play Western Kentucky at noon. The Owls (32-22, 17-13) are the No. 5 seed, and the Hilltoppers (32-22, 17-13) earned the No. 4 seed because they won the regular season series against FAU 2-1. The...