Florida Atlantic Rumors & News

  • FAU center C.J. Turman to transfer

    Palm Beach Post "Florida Atlantic announced that center C.J. Turman has been dismissed from the basketball team. The sophomore, who was averaging 9.9 points and seven rebounds per game, will transfer. “C.J. has not lived up to the standards required to be a member of our basketball family,” said head coach..." December 24

  • Georgia Tech guard Poole transfers to Florida Atlantic

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Former Georgia Tech guard Solomon Poole has transferred to Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, Fla. He will sit out the 2014-15 season and be eligible to play in 2015-16. He will have two years of eligibility remaining. After graduating from high school early, Poole came to Tech in Dec. 2012 as a..." September 29

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Sources: FAU to hire Michael Curry

    ESPN "Florida Atlantic will hire former NBA player and coach Michael Curry as its new coach, sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Curry coached the Detroit Pistons for the 2008-09 season, compiling a 39-43 record. He also played parts of 11 seasons for six teams." April 07

  • FAU search centered on Ohio State assistant Dave Dickerson

    CBS Sports "Florida Atlantic has centered its coaching search on Ohio State assistant Dave Dickerson, a source told CBSSports.com on Friday. Whether Dickerson would take the job remains unclear. Athletic director Patrick Chun spent 15 years in the Ohio State athletic department before taking the FAU job..." March 22

  • FAU guards Pablo Bertone, Marquan Botley recognized by C-USA

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "FAU guards Pablo Bertone and Marquan Botley were recognized by Conference USA on its season-end All-Conference teams this week. Bertone, C-USA's top scorer (18.9 points per game) was named to the All-Conference First Team Monday. Botley, a freshman guard from Texas, was named to the..." March 12

  • FAU fires basketball coach Mike Jarvis

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "FAU fired men’s basketball coach Mike Jarvis Thursday after six seasons in Boca Raton, according to multiple sources close to the program. Jarvis, 68, had one-year remaining on his contract. He signed a three-year extension in April 2012. FAU blew a 16-point lead to Tulane on Wednesday to..." February 28

  • Charlotte 49ers facing ‘crafty’ FAU

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte 49ers coach Alan Major says Florida Atlantic plays like an “international team.” That’s no coincidence. Charlotte’s opponent Thursday at 7 p.m. in Halton Arena has four foreign players on its roster, including leading scorer Pablo Bertrone, a guard from Argentina, and leading..." January 30

  • Harvard goes cold in Florida

    Boston Herald "Marquan Botley hit six of his team’s eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points as Florida Atlantic beat Harvard, 68-53, in men’s basketball in Boca Raton, Fla. The Owls (7-12) drained 8-of-15 3-pointers. The Crimson (14-3) picked a good night to escape the storm at home, but were held..." January 23

  • FAU falters down the stretch in 65-60 loss to Old Dominion

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "FAU led the first 35 minutes of their Saturday night contest against Old Dominion, but the Owls' poor free-throw shooting and 15 turnovers let the Monarchs storm back to steal a 65-60 conference road win in the final minutes. FAU (6-12, 2-2) led by as many as 10 points in the second half, but..." January 19