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Owls earn No. 5 seed, will face No. 12 seed Northern Colorado in College Basketball Invitational

FAU has finished with winning record each season under Dusty May
FAU Owls basketball team vs. Old Dominion Monarchs, Feb. 8, 2022
Posted at 10:49 AM, Mar 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-14 10:53:53-04

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Florida Atlantic will face Northern Colorado in the College Basketball Invitational.

The No. 5 seed Owls will face the No. 12 seed Bears in the 16-team tournament Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach.

FAU (19-14) has strung together four consecutive winning seasons under head coach Dusty May, who is 66-55 with the Owls. This will be just the fourth overall postseason appearance for the Owls and first-ever trip to the CBI.

The Owls lost to eventual Conference USA champion UAB in the quarterfinals of the C-USA tournament.

Northern Colorado (20-15) was the runner-up in the Big Sky Conference tournament.