There’s little chance that Louisville will overlook Florida International this week. And FIU can blame Virginia for that.
Miami and Florida International will meet again in football.
Florida International University’s home field has a new name after the university inked a deal with Ocean Bank.
Dennis Mavin turned a Jerome Frink steal into a three-point play with 39 seconds left as Florida International held on to defeat Florida Atlantic 66-57 Saturday.
Two Florida football teams going in the opposite directions will meet Friday afternoon, but it’s not Florida and Florida State. Instead it’s an upstart Florida Atlantic University Owls team battling a moribund Florida International University Panthers team.
Raymond Taylor had 18 points and seven assists to lead Florida International to 75-66 victory over Stetson Monday.
Shane Tucker rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns, including a 48-yard breakaway sprint, to help drive Middle Tennessee to a 48-0 rout over Florida International on Saturday.
The Florida International University Panthers have won only one game this season and things don’t look any easier this weekend when the East Carolina Pirates come to South Florida to play at FIU.
College football fans have sometimes joked about a mythical bowl game called the Toilet Bowl between the two worst teams in the country. This Saturday, two of the worst teams in the country will be on the same field and someone will walk away with its first victory of the year.
Florida International University’s football team is teetering on complete irrelevance as the worst team in college football and the men’s basketball team is ineligible for the NCAA tournament due to academics. But, according to FIU president Mark Rosenberg, the schools is not considering any change with regards to head football coach Ron Turner or athletic director Pete Garcia.