FAU shot only 34 percent in the first half and trailed 51-50 before the final run propelled the Owls to a 68-53 victory.
Senior center Ronald Delph led all scorers with 18 points. Justin Massey drained five free throws to give FAU five of its first seven points on the closing run.
Eight of newcomer Amir Smith’s 10 points came in the second half.
GameBrowser: FAU 68, Lynn 53
Moving Forward: Justin Massey’s nine points included some key second-half free throws. …Delph, Jalen Ingram and William Pfister tied for the team lead in rebounds with seven. …Amir Smith grabbed six rebounds to go with his 10 points.
Falling Backward: Starting point guard Anthony Adger managed only three assists. …Shooting guard Gerdarius Troutman didn’t connect on a three-point shot and only scored four points.
Key Stat: FAU made only two of nine three-point attempts.
Up Next: FAU opens the season at South Florida on Friday. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. The Owls’ home-opener is against Edward Waters on Nov. 16.