Little Rock vs Florida International

FIU 65, UALR 52

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MIAMI (AP) - Cameron Bell came off the bench for 17 points to lead four players in double figures in Florida Atlantic's 65-52 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on Thursday night.

Bell made 5 of 8 shots, sank all six free-throw attempts and grabbed eight boards in just 23 minutes of action. Jerome Fink added 13 points, Deric Hill 12 and Tymell Murphy 11 for the Panthers.

FIU (15-12, 10-8 Sun Belt Conference) shot 48 percent (13 of 27) in the first half but Arkansas-Little Rock answered with a 47.6-percent (10 of 21) clip to keep it close at the break, 29-25.

The Panthers fell to 45 percent (9 of 20) after intermission but held the Trojans to 12-of-35 shooting and made 15 of 16 free throws to pull away.

Michael Javes and John Gillon scored 12 apiece for the Trojans (15-13, 9-10), whose 22 turnovers led to 25 points for FIU.

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Little Rock Trojans
M. Javes, F275-72-451212
W. Neighbour, F264-91-27159
L. Isler, G360-20-01130
J. Hagins, G262-100-03314
B. Dillard, G191-80-02132
J. Gillon255-80-235312
K. Osse150-42-21222
J. White153-41-53037
G. Leeper92-30-03014
S. Billings20-10-00000
Totals 22-566-1531142352
 39.3%40% 
Florida International Golden Panthers
T. Murphy, F324-62-252211
J. Frink, F265-101-141413
I. Jurkovic, C171-20-11022
M. Smith, G360-82-24422
D. Hill, G333-65-623012
C. Bell235-86-681317
T. Akomolafe213-40-03056
M. Porcher Jimenez80-10-00010
J. Ferrales31-10-00002
M. Nunez10-10-00010
Totals 22-4716-1835112065
 46.8%88.9% 
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Georgia St.3-210-7133
Texas St.3-210-7288
UL Lafayette2-312-6122
Little Rock2-311-7208
Troy2-310-9200
S. Alabama2-39-9217
App. St.1-46-10252
UL-Monroe0-56-12298

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UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
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Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345
 
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