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.
John Thompson III had little to tell the Hoyas at halftime, but in a good way. Excellence of execution during the first half against Florida International left Georgetown’s coach without complaint.
FIU weathered the first punch, then a second, and found itself only down by five points late in the first half against the defending national champions.
Rakeem Buckles scored 16 points, Jerome Frink added 13 and Florida International shot 55 percent on the way to beating Florida College 85-39 on Thursday night.
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.
Tymell Murphy recorded a career-high 28 points and 15 rebounds, and Marco Porcher Jimenez converted late free throws to lift Florida International over Louisiana-Lafayette 75-70 Saturday night in a Sun Belt Conference showdown.
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.