Florida International vs Texas Southern

FIU 48, Texas Southern 45

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HOUSTON (AP) - Jerome Frink scored 14 points and Marco Porcher Jimenez added 12 points to lead Florida International to a 48-45 win over Texas Southern on Saturday.

Both teams struggled from the field - the Golden Panthers (4-5) shot 36 percent while Texas Southern made only 29 percent of its shots.

FIU scored the last 11 points of the first half to lead 28-22 at the break. The Golden Panthers maintained the lead throughout the second half though the Tigers had a chance to tie in the final minute. They missed a pair of 3-point attempts.

Omar Strong led the Tigers (1-11) with 18 points.

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Florida International (4-5) «282048
Texas Southern (1-11)232245

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Florida International Golden Panthers
T. Murphy, F332-62-25206
T. Akomolafe, F210-60-05130
J. De La Rosa, C90-10-22000
G. Belardo, G233-50-03308
M. Smith, G211-70-05132
J. Frink296-92-260214
J. Ferrales281-40-02212
M. Porcher Jimenez144-93-331112
D. Hill131-10-11003
I. Jurkovic90-21-21101
Totals 18-508-1238111048
 36%66.7% 
Texas Southern Tigers
F. Sturdivant, F321-20-05022
A. Clayborn, F120-10-13130
M. Gibbs, G342-62-210427
O. Strong, G345-173-313318
R. Penn, G230-70-00200
L. Johnson-Danner273-90-04027
D. Ellington253-70-02107
K. Sutton92-60-06014
E. Blackwell40-10-00120
Totals 16-565-638121545
 28.6%83.3% 
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Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Ark.-PB6-128-25310
Miss. Val.6-128-27330
Grambling4-147-24350
 
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