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Men’s Basketball: Owls show resilience in a 66-53 overtime win over the Charlotte 49ers

The FAU Owls (8-6, 3-2 C-USA) continued their winning streak Friday night, defeating the Charlotte 49ers (6-7, 2-3 C-USA) 66-53 in overtime. The win extends FAU’s streak to three and places them third in the east division of C-USA.

In the first half, FAU lacked firepower, shooting 28.6 percent (8-18) from the floor. Adding to their woes, they made only one of 10 three-point shots in the first half. Even despite Charlotte’s absence of any made three-point shots, their overall lead in rebounds allowed them slightly more opportunities.

Senior guard Everett Winchester led the way for FAU through his eight rebounds and was their most efficient player (8.