Florida International Downs East Carolina 68-64 - Match Report
Florida International got 18 points from Rakeem Buckles as they ran past East Carolina 68-64 on Saturday at U.S. Century Bank Arena.
Florida International was a 2-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Florida International got 18 points from Tymell Murphy and another 10 points from Dennis Mavin. Cody Mann contributed 4 assists, while Rakeem Buckles cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
East Carolina got 15 points from Paris Roberts-Campbell in a losing cause and another 14 points from Michael Zangari. Paris Roberts-Campbell contributed 7 assists for them, while Antonio Robinson had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed East Carolina were victorious, as the score was 37-33 at the break.
Florida International had a 32-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.