Florida International Downs Arkansas State 66-64 - Match Report
Florida International grabbed a 66-64 win over Arkansas State on Thursday, behind a 12-point effort from Tymell Murphy at ASU Convocation Center.
Florida International won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10.5-point spread as underdogs.
Florida International got 12 points from Jerome Frink and another 11 points from Deric Hill. Jerome Frink contributed 3 assists, while Tymell Murphy cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Arkansas State got 20 points from Ed Townsel in a losing cause and another 13 points from Trey Finn. Rakeem Dickerson contributed 3 assists for them, while Trey Finn had 8 rebounds.
Florida International hit the break leading 36-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
Arkansas State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-27.