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Bethune-Cookman vs Florida International

FIU 74, Bethune-Cookman 72

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MIAMI (AP) - Tymell Murphy had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help Florida International hold off Bethune-Cookman 74-72 after letting most of a double-digit lead slip away Monday.

Bethune-Cookman trimmed what once had been a 12-point deficit to two on Ricky Johnson's layup with 17 seconds remaining. The Wildcats (5-10) had a chance to win it after forcing an FIU turnover, however Kevin Dukes' 3-pointer bounced off the rim.

Malik Smith scored 17 and Jerome Frink had 11 points and 11 rebounds for FIU (7-7), which led 58-46 with just over 10 minutes to go.

Bethune-Cookman closed to within one point on three occasions, the last at 69-68 on a pair of free throws by Javoris Bryant. Each time, FIU answered with a basket of its own.

Adrien Coleman led Bethune-Cookman with 20 points.

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Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
A. Coleman, F388-164-773420
A. Smith, F231-30-05332
R. Johnson, G302-33-63237
M. Jackson, G132-60-04015
B. Stewart, G90-20-01000
K. Dukes335-121-243015
J. Bryant254-76-652414
P. Scotland191-94-43127
M. Mack101-40-01112
Totals 24-6218-2536151872
 38.7%72% 
Florida International Golden Panthers
T. Murphy, F329-132-3102120
J. Frink, F315-131-3111411
T. Akomolafe, F282-51-25145
M. Smith, G284-104-411315
G. Belardo, G140-10-01100
D. Hill250-10-08840
M. Porcher Jimenez151-45-62017
J. Ferrales143-61-22029
C. Bell92-43-42107
I. Jurkovic40-00-00000
Totals 26-5717-2442151974
 45.6%70.8% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Delaware St.0-02-2172
N.C. Central0-01-1103
Beth.-Cook.0-01-2119
Hampton0-01-2244
N.C. A&T0-01-2244
Norfolk St.0-01-2243
Savannah St.0-01-2139
Howard0-01-3311
Md.-E. Shore0-01-377
Coppin St.0-00-3147
Morgan St.0-00-3254
S.C. State0-00-3313
Florida A&M0-00-4278

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Charlotte0-03-06
FIU0-03-0283
North Texas0-03-041
Old Dominion0-03-02
UTEP0-01-0229
Marshall0-03-1119
La. Tech0-02-199
So. Miss0-02-1184
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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ND 66 Final
CIN 60
IND 74 Final
PSU 51