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Florida International vs Stetson

FIU 82, Stetson 79

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DELAND, Fla. (AP) - Malik Smith scored a career-high 29 points, including eight in the final 37 seconds, to lead Florida International to an 82-79 nonconference victory over Stetson on Sunday.

A 3-pointer by Smith broke a 65-65 tie with 5:53 remaining, and Gaby Belardo's free throw gave FIU (3-3) a four-point lead. The Hatters (2-6) tied it on four free throws by Chris Perez, who finished with 22 points.

A three-point play by Tymell Murphy gave FIU a 72-69 lead with 1:51 left. Murphy finished with 11 points and nine assists.

Another trey by Smith made it 77-72 at the 37-second mark, and he added five free throws the rest of the way to offset Stetson's four points by Perez and three by Willie Smith.

Belardo and Juan Ferrales scored 12 points each for FIU.

Adam Pegg added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Hatters.

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Florida International Golden Panthers
T. Akomolafe, F352-61-29035
T. Murphy, F243-65-769411
J. De La Rosa, C81-10-01022
J. Ferrales, G264-62-323412
G. Belardo, G234-103-602012
J. Frink314-102-340211
M. Smith307-159-1112029
M. Porcher Jimenez100-20-03010
D. Hill70-00-00110
I. Jurkovic60-00-02020
Totals 25-5622-3230171982
 44.6%68.8% 
Stetson Hatters
W. Green, F265-62-383212
A. Pegg, C326-122-4120214
C. Perez, G377-127-1052222
H. Miller, G315-80-145212
J. Naburgs, G254-80-004510
A. Graham262-113-32447
L. McInerney140-02-20212
D. Diaz70-00-02030
L. Solanke10-00-00010
J. Weston10-00-00000
Totals 29-5716-2335202279
 50.9%69.6% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Old Dominion0-08-116
La. Tech0-08-3224
UTEP0-06-345
FAU0-05-3146
Charlotte0-06-442
North Texas0-05-4216
So. Miss0-05-4313
Western Ky.0-05-4135
FIU0-06-5124
Middle Tenn.0-05-5179
UT-San Antonio0-04-4306
Marshall0-04-6245
UAB0-04-7297
Rice0-03-6349

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU0-08-282
S.C. Upstate0-08-4181
No. Florida0-06-5147
Lipscomb0-04-6247
Northern Kentucky0-04-6213
Kennesaw St.0-04-7204
Jacksonville0-03-9341
Stetson0-03-9335
 
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CREI 77
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