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Posted: 11/23/2012 11:16:00 PM

FAU's home opener is Saturday at 1 p.m.

Talk about American and FAU here...

  American (2-2, 0-0 Patriot League)
at FAU  (1-3, 0-0 Sun Belt Conference)

Scouting Reports

  • About The Owls: FAU is 4-0 in home-openers under Mike Jarvis. ...F Jordan McCoy leads the Owls with 7.3 rebounds per game after coming into the season averaging 4.0 rebounds per game in his career. ... FAU trails the all-time series with American 1-3 and has lost the last two games vs. the Eagles.
  • About The Eagles:  American, coached by former Virginia coach Jeff Jones, is coming off a 67-53 loss vs. San Francisco, coached by former Owls coach Rex Walters. ...The Eagles had just one offensive rebound vs. the Dons. ...American's other defeat this season was a 72-37 loss to Minnesota in the season-opener.
  • Projected Starting Lineups

Coach: Jeff Jones
G Daniel Munoz 6-0 Sr. (10.2 ppg)
G Jesse Reed 6-5 Fr. (2.2 ppg)
G John Schoof 6-5 So. (6.2 ppg)
F Kyle Kager 6-8 So. (1.5 ppg)
F Stephen Lumpkins 6-8 Sr. (15.5 ppg)

Florida Atlantic
Mike Jarvis
G Jackson Trapp 6-4 Fr. (7.0 ppg)
G Pablo Bertone 6-2 Jr. (7.3 ppg)
G Greg Gantt 6-2 Sr. (13.3 ppg)
F Jordan McCoy 6-6 Sr.  (6.5 ppg)
C Dragan Sekelja 7-0 Jr. (4.5 ppg)

Posted: 11/24/2012 9:42:00 AM

Curious to see what the crowd for the home-opener will be like with the students still home for Thanksgiving Break.


Owl Access
Posted: 11/24/2012 1:46:00 PM

 Halftime: FAU 31, American 30

...Gantt 12 points, 3-6 on 3s. Both teams 50 percent (11 of 22) from field.

Posted: 11/24/2012 1:49:00 PM


Unfortunately it is a very small crowd with a small group (but loud) of students.

Expect much better attendance on Thursday.


Owl Access
Posted: 11/24/2012 2:54:00 PM

> HOOPS: FAU 58, American 55 (Final)

...Moody hits big 3-pointer late in game to give Owls lead.

...Gantt with 23 points

...FAU improves to 2-3.

Posted: 11/24/2012 3:38:00 PM

 Nice win in a tight game.


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