Florida Atlantic vs Florida International Wrap - Florida International Wins 84-65
|Florida Atlantic vs Florida International Wrap - Florida International Wins 84-65|
Florida International got 19 points from Malik Smith en route to an 84-65 victory over Florida Atlantic on Thursday at U.S. Century Bank Arena.
Florida International won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites.
Florida International got 13 points from Tymell Murphy and another 12 points from Jerome Frink. Deric Hill contributed 5 assists, while Tymell Murphy cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Florida Atlantic got 19 points from Greg Gantt in a losing cause and another 19 points from Jordan McCoy. Stefan Moody contributed 7 assists for them, while Jordan McCoy had 9 rebounds.
Florida International hit the break leading 49-28 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Florida International as they grabbed 47 boards, while Florida Atlantic only had 43.