Florida International Falls 70-68 Against Middle Tennessee - Game Recap
|Florida International Falls 70-68 Against Middle Tennessee - Game Recap|
Middle Tennessee got 25 points from Neiko Hunter en route to a 70-68 victory over Florida International on Saturday at U.S. Century Bank Arena.
Middle Tennessee won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread.
Shawn Jones had 23 points for Middle Tennessee and Kerry Hammonds II chipped in with 7 points. Tweety Knight had 5 assists for them, while Shawn Jones was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Florida International got an 18-point performance from Jerome Frink, who was supported by 15 points from Dennis Mavin. Cody Mann had 5 assists in a losing cause for Florida International, while Rakeem Buckles grabbed 6 rebounds.
Middle Tennessee led at halftime, 39-30.
The rebound battle favored Middle Tennessee as they grabbed 34 boards, while Florida International only had 25.