The Owls (8-12, 4-3 Sun Belt Conference) had a slightly worse shooting day than FIU, making 46.9 percent (23 of 49) compared to 47.7 percent (21 of 44), but outrebounded the Panthers 33-21.
McCoy had 11 rebounds and 18 points and helped FAU put up 16 second-chance points, while the Panthers had just two.
Raymond Taylor added 14 points for the Owls, who won for the fifth straight time over FIU (5-14, 2-5).
FAU got big production from its bench, outscoring the Panthers non-starters 16-2.
Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
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