The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners provided a tribute to the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Men’s Basketball Team for the history-making season that placed The Palm Beaches into the Final Four. “FAU Men’s Basketball Week” has been declared through a proclamation by the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, which will be celebrated each April in Palm Beach County.
FAU represents Palm Beach County’s only NCAA Division I athletic program, with 19 athletic teams comprised of nearly 500 student-athletes. The Florida Atlantic University’s 2022-23 men’s basketball team not only achieved the best season in FAU’s history but became one of the greatest teams in the history of college basketball with a remarkable 35-4 record, a Conference USA Championship, and earning an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. This FAU basketball team won four straight games in the NCAA Tournament and placed The Palm Beaches, Florida on one of the greatest stages in American sports by winning its way into the Final Four.
This FAU basketball team attained the most historic accomplishment on a national level in Palm Beach County with its victorious effort that led to the Final Four. This FAU basketball team exemplifies the best of sports in The Palm Beaches and furthered “Winning in Paradise!” Palm Beach County will forever remember and celebrate this FAU basketball team for reaching unparalleled success in sports and bringing The Palm Beaches and all of its communities tremendous pride and honor.
The Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame also recognized the remarkable accomplishments of the FAU head coach, Dusty May. The Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame represents excellence and is the highest sports-related recognition presented by the County and its Sports Commission. For 46 years, the Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame has honored the best of sports in this area.
Click below to watch the full presentation from the Board of County Commissioners: