Florida International vs Arkansas State

Arkansas St. 77, FIU 67

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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Marcus Hooten scored 28 points and Arkansas State weathered a second-half letdown to win comfortably over Florida International 77-67 on Saturday night.

Arkansas State (12-17, 6-8 Sun Belt) saw its nine-point halftime lead disappear after FIU (7-19, 4-10) opened the second half with a 19-10 run to tie the game at 46-all with 14:48 remaining. Trey Finn's 3-pointer two possessions later gave Arkansas State a lead it would not relinquish at 49-46. The Red Wolves methodically built a 68-55 lead with 4:39 remaining to ensure the victory.

Arkansas State converted 45.5 percent (10 of 22) of its 3-pointers compared to 33.3 percent (7 of 21) for FIU.

Finn contributed 20 points with six assists for the Red Wolves.

Phil Taylor led with 17 points and Dominique Ferguson added 14 for FIU.

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Florida International (7-19)274067
Arkansas State (12-17) «364177

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Florida International Golden Panthers
D. Ferguson, F376-131-3100414
G. Dierickx, C293-50-08156
D. Wright, G383-116-633313
P. Taylor, G236-100-001317
J. Allen, G144-61-22129
B. Moore222-20-03124
D. Hill190-10-00110
C. Bell122-60-02014
J. De La Rosa50-00-01010
M. Nunez10-10-00010
Totals 26-558-113082367
 47.3%72.7% 
Arkansas State Indians
B. Peterson, F382-33-69037
M. Kirkland, F374-60-26118
T. Finn, G375-136-946320
M. Hooten, G379-126-831328
E. Townsel, G373-101-23839
R. Dickerson90-11-20101
D. Griswold52-20-00024
Totals 25-4717-2928171577
 53.2%58.6% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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UConn 64
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AF 58
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Florida 98 Final
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STMA 51 Final
MRST 65
GTOWN 63 Final
PROV 53
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