Rice scored on its first three possessions, Driphus Jackson passed for 230 yards with TD bombs of 63 and 69 yards and the Owls beat Florida International 31-17 on Saturday.
As the giant 747 transitioned the ramp from the runway to the terminal at Miami International Airport, passengers who were paying close attention to the ramp marker were treated to quite a site; a family of burrowing owls sitting on the sign and at the opening to thei nest just under the marker.
Devon Agusi scored 23 points — eight of those in the final 2 minutes — as Texas-San Antonio sparked a late first-half run to take the lead, and held on at the end to beat Florida Atlantic 66-56 on Saturday afternoon.
Dennis Mavin turned a Jerome Frink steal into a three-point play with 39 seconds left as Florida International held on to defeat Florida Atlantic 66-57 Saturday.
The troubled Florida Atlantic University football program has a new man at the top. Arkansas assistant head coach and defensive line coach Charlie Partridge has been hired as head coach at Florida Atlantic.
Maryland’s Jake Layman scored 22 points, including a big 3-pointer in the final 35 seconds, to help the Terrapins hold off a late rally by Florida Atlantic in a 66-62 victory Saturday.
Pablo Bertone scored 20 points, leading a hot-shooting Florida Atlantic offense in an 83-63 win over Jacksonville on Saturday.
Two Florida football teams going in the opposite directions will meet Friday afternoon, but it’s not Florida and Florida State. Instead it’s an upstart Florida Atlantic University Owls team battling a moribund Florida International University Panthers team.
The strange tale of the dismissal of Florida Atlantic University head football coach Carl Pelini last month took another turn Tuesday afternoon.
Jamel Warney scored 23 points and grabbed 19 rebounds and Stony Brook held off Florida Atlantic down the stretch to win 67-61 Saturday.