Florida International Defeats Troy 61-55 - Recap

Florida International grabbed a 61-55 win over Troy on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Malik Smith at U.S. Century Bank Arena.

Bettors who backed Florida International were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9.

Tymell Murphy had 15 points for Florida International and Cameron Bell chipped in with 12 points. Deric Hill had 3 assists for them, while Tymell Murphy was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Troy got 18 points from Emil Jones in a losing cause and another 11 points from R.J. Scott. Hunter Williams contributed 4 assists for them, while Ray Chambers had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Troy were victorious, as the score was 28-27 at the break.