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  • 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,...
  • Sun Belt baseball: Owls picked to finish fourth

    Sun Belt baseball: Owls picked to finish fourth
      FAU was picked to finish fourth in the Sun Belt baseball coaches’ poll, and three Owls were named to the preseason All-Sun Belt team.   Pitcher Hugh Adams, catcher Mike Albaladejo and outfielder Alex Hudak, all seniors, were the Owls’...
  • Second-half collapse dooms Owls

      It was another case of a second-half road game collapse for FAU, as the Owls allowed Western Kentucky to run past them in the final 20 minutes Thursday in Bowling Green.   The Hilltoppers outscored FAU 40-25 in the second half at E.A. Diddle Arena to...
  • Incoming Sun Belt commissioner will work to keep conference intact

        Incoming Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson used the conference basketball tournament that concluded Tuesday to begin convincing member schools to stay in the Sun Belt.  "There is always going to be threats," Benson said in Hot Springs, Ark. "One...
  • Your A to Z guide to March Madness

    Your A to Z guide to March Madness
    This is the time of the year when everyone can channel their inner Dick Vitale. Just make sure not to startle your co-workers if you start yelling, "Awesome, baby!" Everyone in the entire country, starting on Selection Sunday when the NCAA Tournament...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...