Florida International vs Troy

FIU 63, Troy 50


TROY, Ala. (AP) - DeJuan Wright notched a double-double, scoring 18 points and pulling down 13 boards, to lead Florida International over Troy 63-50 Thursday night.

Jeremy Allen added 11 points and Cameron Bell 10 for the Golden Panthers (6-15, 3-6 Sun Belt Conference), who snapped a two-game slide with solid free-throw shooting. Bell led the way with a 6-for-6 showing at the stripe.

FIU was 18 of 24 from the foul line overall (75 percent) compared to just 4 of 12 (33.3 percent) by the Trojans.

The Golden Panthers held just a 28-25 advantage at intermission but pulled away in the second half, outscoring Troy 35-25 to seal the victory.

FIU outrebounded Troy 39-35 and forced 12 Trojans turnovers.

Alan Jones scored 13 points to pace the Trojans (7-14, 2-8), who have lost three consecutive games and five of six.

Phil Taylor, who scored nine points for FIU, had a game-high six assists.

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Florida International Golden Panthers
D. Ferguson, F113-42-23108
G. Dierickx, C150-40-01110
D. Wright, G377-144-5131318
P. Taylor, G362-83-61619
J. Allen, G325-110-121311
B. Moore271-63-45015
C. Bell232-36-690310
T. Wozniak121-20-00002
S. Miro30-00-01010
J. De La Rosa20-00-00000
D. Hill20-00-00000
M. Nunez00-10-00000
Totals 21-5318-2439101363
Troy Trojans
T. Owens, F243-40-07046
E. Jones, G352-70-06334
W. Weathers, G341-60-12343
J. Wright, G244-81-331110
S. Cunningham, G170-32-48132
R. Scott264-101-230212
A. Jones245-110-210113
R. Chambers160-10-02120
Totals 19-504-123592050
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
Western Ky.12-620-12117
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
So. Miss4-149-20283

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.15-525-1053
Ga. Southern14-622-9113
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
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