FAU Men’s Basketball’s Anthony Adger Named Third Team All-Conference USA

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BOCA RATON, Fla. – (March 11, 2019) Florida Atlantic University senior guard Anthony Adger was named Third Team All-Conference USA, the league announced Monday. The announcement was made in advance of the Conference USA tournament, which begins on Wednesday, March 13 in Frisco, Texas. This marks the second year in a row that an Owl has received All-Conference recognition; Ronald Delph made the third team last season.

Adger is currently 10th in the conference at 15.8 points per game and fifth in 3-pointers per game at 2.8. Earlier this season, he scored a career-high 33 points in a win at Middle Tennessee. He has made 87 three-pointers so far this season, the third highest single season total in school history.

The Owls are the No. 9 seed for the C-USA tournament and will play eighth-seeded Louisiana Tech on Wednesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. Eastern. The game will air on ESPN+ and live audio will be available on ESPN 106.3 FM, ESPNWestPalm.com or via smartphone using the free ESPN app.

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Florida Atlantic University Athletics:

FAU Athletics is comprised of 21 intercollegiate teams involving 450 student-athletes that compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track, volleyball, beach volleyball, cheer and dance. The Owls are a NCAA Division I-A (FBS) institution and compete in Conference USA and the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) (beach volleyball, men’s swimming). The Owls have been playing football since 2001 and are a perfect 3-0 in bowl games, the most recent being a 50-3 victory over Akron in the 2017 Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl. The dance team finished its 2014 season No. 8, nationally. FAU cheer won a national championship in 2016.

About Florida Atlantic University:

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

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