Recap - Charlotte Defeats Florida International 73-61
|Recap - Charlotte Defeats Florida International 73-61|
Ben Cherry scored 17 points leading Charlotte to a 73-61 victory over Florida International at Dale F. Halton Arena on Saturday.
Charlotte won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as favorites.
Charlotte got 13 points from Willie Clayton and another 13 points from Shawn Lester. Pierria Henry contributed 7 assists, while Willie Clayton cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Florida International got a 20-point performance from Rakeem Buckles, who was supported by 14 points from Dennis Mavin. Tymell Murphy had 2 assists in a losing cause for Florida International, while Rakeem Buckles grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was 30-21 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Florida International as they grabbed 42 boards, while Charlotte only had 33.