Florida International Defeats Louisiana-Lafayette 75-70 - Recap
|Florida International Defeats Louisiana-Lafayette 75-70 - Recap|
Tymell Murphy scored 28 points and added 15 rebounds for a double-double, leading Florida International over Louisiana-Lafayette, 75-70, on Saturday at U.S. Century Bank Arena.
Florida International was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Marco Porcher Jimenez had 10 points for Florida International and Malik Smith chipped in with 9 points. Deric Hill had 5 assists for them, while Tymell Murphy was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
Louisiana-Lafayette got 23 points from Bryant Mbamalu in a losing cause and another 13 points from Elfrid Payton. Elfrid Payton contributed 10 assists for them, while Elfrid Payton had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Florida International were victorious, as the score was 40-31 at the break.
Florida International won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-37.