The loss is the first for the Owls on the season.
FAU struggled to get the ball in the hoop, shooting 35 percent from the field. FAU in the first half was 11 of 35 from the field, including 3-12 from the field. The Owls would progressively get worse as they finished 23-66 from the field and 6-22 from three.
Early in the 2nd half, it was the Jailyn Ingram and Cornelious Taylor show for the Owls. Both were main contributors brining the Owls back in the 2nd half. Ingram and Taylor scored 11 points combined to bring the UM lead down to three points at 51-48 with 10:29 left in the game.
Ingram finished with seven points on the night and Taylor with 10 points.
Miami would go four of five from the field after that to give the Hurricanes the nine point lead again with 7:14 left in the game. The Owls would not be able to come back after that.
The Hurricanes shot 30-65 from the field and 5-18 from three point range. They were led by guard Chris Lykes who had 15 and three rebounds for the Canes.
FAU center Karlin Silins led the Owls in scoring with 12 points with 10 of them coming in the first half.
This is the first of two consecutive road Power 5 games for the Owls who head to Tuscaloosa to take on Alabama Monday at 8 p.m.