Richard Leonard returned a fumble 100 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter and Florida International beat Florida Atlantic 38-10 on Thursday night in a game delayed about two hours at halftime because of lightning.
Rakeem Buckles and Tymell Murphy combined to score 39 points as Florida International played its final home game of the season and snapped a four-game losing streak by shooting down Tulane, 73-47 Sunday.
Shaquille Harrison scored 17 points and Tulsa used a big second half to take down Florida International 77-65 on Saturday.
Florida International’s Dennis Mavin led five players in double-digit scoring at Texas-San Antonio Thursday night giving the Golden Panthers an 80-72 win.
Jaqawn Raymond scored just two points Saturday, but it was the game-winning basket as Middle Tennessee beat Florida International University 70-68.
Tymell Murphy shot 75 percent from the field and scored a game-high 23 points to lead Florida International in a 61-60 victory over Georgia State on Saturday.
Rakeem Buckles scored 20 points and hauled in a game-high 11 rebounds and Florida International held off a late Kennesaw State rally to win 66-58 Sunday.
Freshman Silas Spearman III rushed for 136 yards and two touchdowns and Austin Taylor kicked a 27-yard field goal with 6 minutes, 53 seconds, left in the game that gave the Golden Panthers a 24-23 victory over the Golden Eagles.
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.