Florida International vs Coastal Carolina

FIU 87, Coastal Carolina 77

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Florida International won for the first time under coach Richard Pitino with an 87-77 victory over Coastal Carolina on Saturday.

The Golden Panthers (1-2) were led by Malik Smith with 21 points, which included 5 of 8 from 3-point range, and Tymell Murphy with 15 points. Joey de la Rosa and Juan Ferrales scored 10 each.

Anthony Raffa scored 34 points for the Chanticleers (2-3), hitting 12 of 23 shots from the field, Warren Gillis had 12, and El Hadji Ndieguene had 10 points and nine rebounds.

Florida International led 37-31 at the half and extended it to 50-35 just 3 minutes in on Tola Akomolafe's 3-pointer, and Coastal Carolina never got closer than seven points.

Florida International outshot Coastal Carolina 60.9 percent (14 of 23) to 46.2 percent (18 of 39) from the field in the second half and made 10 more free throws to secure the victory.

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Florida International Golden Panthers
T. Murphy, F317-101-143115
T. Akomolafe, F302-62-26117
J. De La Rosa, C155-50-030210
M. Smith, G357-122-241321
G. Belardo, G162-63-51108
J. Frink264-81-24059
D. Hill241-54-43517
J. Ferrales141-38-1022410
M. Porcher Jimenez90-00-01100
Totals 29-5521-2629141787
 52.7%80.8% 
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
M. Enanga, F363-61-210137
B. Diagne, F132-20-00004
E. Ndieguene, C324-102-290310
A. Raffa, G3712-236-731334
K. Greenwood, G283-102-23758
W. Gillis306-110-123212
C. Ashford120-10-00030
T. Curtis60-00-00000
U. Ljeskovic61-10-01032
Totals 31-6411-1435122277
 48.4%78.6% 
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La. Tech12-320-8121
Old Dominion9-516-10136
UTEP9-511-15257
Rice8-618-9184
Marshall8-615-12125
UAB8-715-13181
Western Ky.7-713-14217
UT-San Antonio6-811-16299
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340

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UT-Arlington11-321-635
Arkansas St.10-419-880
Georgia St.10-517-10127
Ga. Southern10-517-11123
Coast. Car.9-614-14141
Texas St.8-615-11209
Troy8-616-12194
UL Lafayette6-816-11151
S. Alabama6-813-14218
Little Rock4-1013-14247
App. St.3-128-18263
UL-Monroe1-137-20314
 
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