BONUS GAME THREAD: FIU @ FAU February 23, 2019
Stapleton gets a tech for gesturing to the FIU players following a monstrous jam!— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) February 23, 2019
#FAU 63 - #FIU 63 | 3:50 2H— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) February 23, 2019
Stapleton gets tagged with his second tech of the game, so he's done. It seemed like Beard received his fifth foul during the same altercation, but he's still on the court as he makes a pair of free throws to tie the game?
LOL #CUSA refs y'all.
FINAL | #FIU 79 - #FAU 76— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) February 23, 2019
The referees get the game ball for the Panthers as their inconsistency dooms the Owls (16-12, 7-9) at The Burrow. Tough loss as Dusty May's boys came back from 16 down to take the lead midway through the second half.
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· Anthony Adger and Xavian Stapleton tied for the team high with 15 points each. Karlis Silins scored 13 off the bench
· Adger also had five rebounds, four assists and two steals, Stapleton posted two rebounds, an assist and a steal, while Silins grabbed five boards, dished out an assist and blocked a shot
· The Owls scored 50 points in the second half, just the second time this season they have scored that many in a half (58, second half vs. Florida Tech)
· Madiaw Niang pulled down 10 rebounds and scored six points in just 16 minutes of action
· As a team, the Owls outrebounded FIU 48-43
· Adger hit his 83rd three-pointer of the season, passing Earnest Crumbley for fifth most made in a season by a FAU player
· FAU hit nine triples as a team, extending its school record to 253 on the year