Arkansas State vs Florida International Recap - Florida International Wins 80-61
Tymell Murphy scored 22 points leading Florida International to an 80-61 victory over Arkansas State at U.S. Century Bank Arena on Thursday.
Florida International won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as underdogs.
Florida International got 11 points from Malik Smith and another 10 points from Juan Ferrales. Gaby Belardo contributed 5 assists, while Jerome Frink cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Arkansas State got 13 points from Ed Townsel in a losing cause and another 12 points from Trey Finn. Trey Finn contributed 2 assists for them, while Brandon Peterson had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Florida International were victorious, as the score was 33-26 at the break.
Florida International won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-33.