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.
Rakeem Buckles had 21 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks to lead Florida International past UAB 78-73 Thursday night.
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.
Florida International University fans have seen some pretty wretched performances in the past year, mainly on the football field. But the men’s basketball team set a new record for futility during a Thursday night loss to Old Dominion.
Jamari Bradshaw’s 3-pointer forced overtime, and he scored five of FloridaA&M’s 12 points in the extra session, to lead the Rattlers over Florida International 93-87 Thursday night.
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.
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.
Tyrone Johnson scored 18 points and Jaylen Shaw added 16 points to lead four players in double figures to give South Carolina an 84-72 victory over Florida International Sunday.