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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
Marshall0-03-0119
North Texas0-03-041
Charlotte0-02-06
FIU0-02-0283
Old Dominion0-02-02
UTEP0-01-0229
So. Miss0-02-1184
La. Tech0-01-199
Middle Tenn.0-01-1339
Rice0-01-1244
UT-San Antonio0-01-1339
Western Ky.0-01-1283
FAU0-01-2320
UAB0-01-2275

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU0-03-067
S.C. Upstate0-03-0229
Stetson0-02-2339
Lipscomb0-01-2339
No. Florida0-01-2182
Northern Kentucky0-01-2170
Jacksonville0-01-3265
Kennesaw St.0-00-3264
 
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