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Owl Access
Posted: 11/29/2012 7:35:00 PM
 

It's been sort of a busy day at 777 Glades Road, but yes there is a basketball game tonight...

Talk Jags-Owls here...

 
  South Alabama (2-3, 0-0 Sun Belt)
at FAU  (2-3, 0-0 Sun Belt)

  • When: Thursday, 7 p.m.
  • Where: The Burrow, Boca Raton
  • Tickets: 1-866-FAU-Owls or FAUSports.com
  • Radio: 760-AM
  • Streaming audio: FAUSports.com, ESPN760.com
  • Scouting the opponent: USAJaguars.com
  • About the Jaguars: South Alabama is looking for the programs's 300th victory in Sun Belt play. ...Jaguars coach Ronnie Arrow needs one win to tie former UAB coach Gene Bartow for the most Sun Belt wins in league history. Arrow is 110-84 in conference play in 14 seasons at South Alabama. ...Junior Augustine Rubit has scored 20 or more points over the last four games
  • About the Owls: With a victory vs. South Alabama, Mike Jarvis will win his 55th game at FAU, the most since the Owls moved to Division I.  ...FAU is 1-3 under Jarvis in Sun Belt openers. ...South Alabama won both of last season’s meetings, including a 79-76 overtime loss in Boca Raton despite 21 points from G Greg Gantt.
     
  • Projected Starting Lineups

South Alabama
Coach:
Ronnie Arrow
G Freddie Goldstein 5-10 Sr. (5.0 ppg)
G Dre Connor 6-0 Jr. (2.3 ppg)
G Mychel Ammons 6-6 So. (12.6 ppg)
F Augustine Rubit 6-7 Jr. (20.8 ppg)
F Javier Carter 6-7 Sr. (5.6 ppg)

Florida Atlantic
Coach:
Mike Jarvis
G Jackson Trapp 6-4 Fr. (8.0 ppg)
G Pablo Bertone 6-2 Jr. (6.4 ppg)
G Greg Gantt 6-2 Sr. (15.2 ppg)
F Jordan McCoy 6-6 Sr.  (6.2 ppg)
C Dragan Sekelja 7-0 Jr. (4.4 ppg)

 

Owl Access
Posted: 11/29/2012 8:31:00 PM
 

Halftime: South Alabama 44, FAU 33
...Jaguars look more like the team that beat Florida State than the team that lost to Tennessee State
...Gantt's 3-pointer at buzzer gives him 14 points. His career high is 29 vs. UALR in 2010

 

Owl Access
Posted: 11/29/2012 9:00:00 PM
 

FINAL: South Alabama 77, FAU 66
...Owls lose in their Sun Belt Conference opener
...Gantt has game-high 29 points, ties his career high
...Owls (2-4, 0-1) face Arkansas State on Saturday
 

Deerfield Owl
Posted: 11/30/2012 7:19:00 AM
 

Went to the game.

It kind of seemed like everyone had a Conferemce USA and Lockdown hangover.

No energy from the team or the fans.

I hope that isn't the same on Saturday.

 

Pacifico
Posted: 11/30/2012 8:55:00 AM
 

Just listened to the audio clip of Jarvis at the press conference.

He sounded pretty pissed off at the reporters. And it's only November

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