Bama squares off against FAU
Florida Atlantic (1-1) vs. Alabama (0-1)
Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Florida Atlantic and Alabama look to bounce back from losses. Florida Atlantic fell 74-60 at Miami on Friday. Alabama lost 81-80 loss at home against Penn on Tuesday.
FAB FRESHMEN: Florida Atlantic’s Madiaw Niang, Michael Forrest and Jaylen Sebree have collectively scored 26 percent of all Owls points this season.TERRIFIC TAYLOR: Cornelius Taylor has connected on 62.5 percent of the eight 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also converted 75 percent of his foul shots this season.
DID YOU KNOW: Each of these teams posted winning records against non-conference competition last season. Florida Atlantic went 6-5 against schools outside its conference, while Alabama went 9-5 in such games.