FIU Golden Panthers
The Miami Marlins had a successful afternoon playing their first organized game of the spring.
Florida International University has received a $2 million grant to use robots to teach science, technology, engineering and math to middle school students.
Jerome Frink scored 14 points and Marco Porcher Jimenez added 12 points to leadFlorida International to a 48-45 win over Texas Southern on Saturday.
Jake Medlock threw two touchdowns and ran for another as Florida International snapped a seven-game losing streak, beating South Alabama 28-20 Saturday in a Sun Belt Conference showdown.
Antonio Andrews rushed for a 3-yard score with 2:24 remaining, and the Western Kentucky defense forced its fourth turnover of the contest on the final play in a 14-6 win over FIU Saturday night.
Will Scott’s 42-yard field goal with 11 seconds left gave Troy a 38-37 comeback win over Florida International on Saturday.
Last season, Florida International marched into Louisville and pulled out an impressive upset victory over a BCS conference team. This year, FIU is struggling on both sides of the ball and Louisville is coming to Miami looking for revenge.
Jake Medlock threw for 209 yards and rushed for 141 as Florida International defeated Akron 41-38 in overtime Saturday.
Florida International University will leave the Sun Belt Conference and join Conference USA next year, according to CBSSports.com.
The Florida International Golden Panthers are in desperate need of a victory after dropping their past two games in a row. FIU will try to right that ship when they travel to Akron, Ohio Saturday to take on the Akron Zips.