History was made in Boca Raton on Saturday by the Florida Atlantic University men’s basketball team. The Owls clinched at least a share of the Conference USA Regular Season Championship and the No. 1 seed in the conference tourney with a 75-49 victory over UTEP.
Florida Atlantic captures its first C-USA regular season title ever, and the program’s first regular season conference championship since the A-SUN title in the 2010-11 season. The Owls’ magical run in the 2022-23 season continues, as FAU stands at 26-3 and 16-2 in conference action. Florida Atlantic additionally capped off a perfect 17-0 season at home, which is also a first in school history.
The Owls add to a historic season, which includes the highest ranking in school history, most wins, most C-USA wins, longest winning streak and most home wins. One more FAU win, or one more North Texas loss will make the Owls the outright regular season C-USA champs.
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The Owls still have more work to do, as Florida Atlantic hits the road next week to face Rice on March 2 and LA Tech on March 4. The Conference USA Championship Tournament is the following week in Frisco, Texas from March 8-11. You can hear those games and every game right here on Fox Sports 640.