Florida International vs Texas-San Antonio

FIU rolls to an 80-72 win at UTSA


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SAN ANTONIO (AP) Dennis Mavin led five Florida International players in double-figure scoring and the Golden Panthers rolled to an 80-72 win at Texas-San Antonio Thursday night.

FIU led by six at the half and carried a 10-point lead through the second half to push their season record past the .500 mark. The Golden Panthers lost their only other meeting with the Roadrunners, losing 71-65 in 2001.

Edrico McGregor converted a three-point play and added a dunk in the final minute to pull the Roadrunners within eight points.

Tynell Murphy scored 13 points and Rakeem Buckles had 12 with 10 rebounds for Florida International (13-12, 5-5 Conference USA). Dominique Williams and Cody Mann added 11 and 10 points, respectively.

McGregor scored 16 points to lead Texas-San Antonio (7-16, 3-7). Devon Aqusi and Keon Lewis added 13 and 12 points, respectively, and Jordan Sims pulled down 10 rebounds.

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Florida International (13-12) «384280
Texas-San Antonio (7-16)324072

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