Florida A&M vs Florida International

FIU 88, Florida A&,M 72

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MIAMI (AP) - Tymell Murphy finished with a huge double-double, career-highs with 24 points and 20 rebounds as Florida International pulled away in the second half to beat Florida A&M 88-72 Wednesday night in nonconference play.

Malik Smith added 23 points and Jerome Frink scored six points and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds for FIU (5-7).

Ahead by two, 61-59 with 7:59 to play, Smith's 3-pointer capped a 20-6 run that pushed FIU's lead to 16, 81-65 with just 1:53 remaining. Smith led FIU with 13 points in the second half.

The Panthers dominated inside, outscoring the Rattlers 43-24 in the paint.

FIU also scored 34 points on 25 Florida A&M turnovers.

Murphy had 16 points and 10 rebounds in the first period as FIU led at halftime 44-37.

Reggie Lewis and Jomari Bradshaw scored 15 points apiece to lead the Rattlers (4-10).

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Scoreboard
Florida A&M (4-10)373572
Florida International (5-7) «444488

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Florida A&M Rattlers
J. Bradshaw, F255-102-252215
M. Teal, F182-33-48037
R. Lewis, G365-152-216215
J. Adams, G354-173-434214
W. Davis, G201-30-04212
M. Abdul-Aleem214-140-37109
T. Kellum171-20-05122
D. Bullard151-20-00113
O. Odi91-11-32043
M. Badejo31-20-03002
M. Fabiyi10-00-00000
Totals 25-6911-1848171772
 36.2%61.1% 
Florida International Golden Panthers
T. Murphy, F3110-183-5202324
T. Akomolafe, F281-40-18022
J. Frink, F232-102-410056
M. Smith, G338-173-352123
G. Belardo, G191-42-20204
D. Hill202-82-21827
M. Porcher Jimenez174-101-140212
J. Ferrales131-20-00203
I. Jurkovic112-43-30037
J. De La Rosa40-00-00010
M. Nunez10-00-00100
Totals 31-7716-2151171988
 40.3%76.2% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Beth.-Cook.6-1010-22346
Howard5-1110-24338
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350

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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
 
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