The Owls fell 85-78 to Charlotte, a team that owned only one other C-USA victory all season.
FAU trailed by four at halftime but led 59-58 midway through the second half following Devorious Brown’s lay-up.
Charlotte retook the lead moments later and led the remainder of the way.
The Owls enter the C-USA tournament as the No. 11 seed and will face UAB on Wednesday.
GameBrowser: Charlotte (6-23, 2-16) 85, FAU (12-18, 6-12) 78
Moving Forward: Ronald Delph scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds. …Justin Massey scored 16 points, hitting four of his nine three-point attempts.
Moving Backward: Payton Hulsey made only two of his 11 shots. …Sharpshooter Gerdarius Troutman made only three of 10 shots.
Key Stat: 93.8 – Percent shooting from the free throw line for Charlotte, which made 30 of 32 attempts.
Up Next: FAU plays UAB on Wednesday in the C-USA Tournament.