Florida International vs UAB Final: 78-73 - Recap
Florida International got 21 points and 11 rebounds from Rakeem Buckles en route to a 78-73 victory over UAB on Thursday at U.S. Century Bank Arena.
Bettors who backed Florida International were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2.5 at sportsbooks.
Florida International got 16 points from Tymell Murphy and another 14 points from Dennis Mavin. Cody Mann contributed 3 assists, while Rakeem Buckles cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
UAB got 23 points from Chad Frazier in a losing cause and another 18 points from C.J. Washington. Chad Frazier contributed 5 assists for them, while Robert Williams had 7 rebounds.
Florida International trailed at halftime, 32-27.