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Fordham downs FIU 83-77 behind Honor's 28 points

NEW YORK (AP) Nick Honor scored 28 points on 9-of-16 shooting, Jesse Bunting added18 points and 11 rebounds and Fordham shot 12 free throws down the stretch to beat Florida International 83-77 in the first game of the Johnny Bach Classic on Friday night.

FIU led 49-43 after a 13-2 second-half run capped by Brian Beard Jr.'s driving layup with 16:21 to play, but Fordham (2-1) tied it at 64 on Antwon Portley's free throw with 6:16 left. Trejon Jacob's runner in the lane put FIU up 69-64 with 3:37 to go, but the Rams rallied and scored 18 of the final 26 points for the win.

Fordham led 39-36 at halftime after shooting 43.8 percent from the floor to FIU's 34.4 percent.

Beard scored 22 points with eight rebounds, seven assists and six steals and Devon Andrews added a career-high 14 points for the Golden Panthers (3-1), who shot 39.7 percent to the Rams' 43.8 percent.

The tournament is named for former Fordham head coach Johnny Bach.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 2 Trejon Jacob made reverse layup 4.0
+ 1 Jalen Cobb made 2nd of 2 free throws 13.0
+ 1 Jalen Cobb made 1st of 2 free throws 13.0
  Personal foul on Devon Andrews 12.0
  Defensive rebound by Jalen Cobb 13.0
  Brian Beard Jr. missed 3-pt. jump shot 15.0
+ 1 Jalen Cobb made 2nd of 2 free throws 22.0
+ 1 Jalen Cobb made 1st of 2 free throws 22.0
  Personal foul on Trejon Jacob 22.0
+ 1 Brian Beard Jr. made 2nd of 2 free throws 22.0
  Brian Beard Jr. missed 1st of 2 free throws 22.0
Team Stats
Points 77 83
Field Goals 27-68 (39.7%) 21-51 (41.2%)
3-Pointers 4-28 (14.3%) 5-21 (23.8%)
Free Throws 19-28 (67.9%) 36-43 (83.7%)
Total Rebounds 33 46
Offensive 7 8
Defensive 23 32
Team 3 6
Assists 12 4
Steals 11 3
Blocks 1 4
Turnovers 11 16
Fouls 33 21
Technicals 0 0
22 PTS, 6 REB, 7 AST
28 PTS, 4 REB
12T
away team logo FIU 3-1 364177
home team logo Fordham 2-1 394483
Team Stats
away team logo FIU 3-1 82.3 PPG 39.2 RPG 14.4 APG
home team logo Fordham 2-1 65.9 PPG 36.8 RPG 11.3 APG
Key Players
4
B. Beard Jr. G 17.3 PPG 3.3 RPG 6.0 APG 39.4 FG%
3
N. Honor G 15.3 PPG 2.4 RPG 3.0 APG 37.3 FG%
Top Scorers
B. Beard Jr. G 22 PTS 6 REB 7 AST
N. Honor G 28 PTS 4 REB 0 AST
39.7 FG% 41.2
14.3 3PT FG% 23.8
67.9 FT% 83.7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Beard Jr. 22 6 7 7/14 0/3 8/12 4 37 6 0 2 1 5
D. Andrews 18 5 0 7/9 1/2 3/4 5 17 1 0 1 2 3
M. Burwell 14 2 2 5/13 1/7 3/3 3 25 0 0 1 1 1
T. Jacob 7 5 0 3/7 0/3 1/2 3 26 0 0 1 0 5
E. Dieng 0 2 1 0/0 0/0 0/0 5 15 0 0 1 1 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Beard Jr. 22 6 7 7/14 0/3 8/12 4 37 6 0 2 1 5
D. Andrews 18 5 0 7/9 1/2 3/4 5 17 1 0 1 2 3
M. Burwell 14 2 2 5/13 1/7 3/3 3 25 0 0 1 1 1
T. Jacob 7 5 0 3/7 0/3 1/2 3 26 0 0 1 0 5
E. Dieng 0 2 1 0/0 0/0 0/0 5 15 0 0 1 1 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
I. Banks 7 1 1 3/6 1/3 0/0 4 14 2 0 2 1 0
W. Nunez Jr. 7 4 0 1/10 1/7 4/5 0 30 1 0 1 1 3
O. Osaghae 2 5 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 5 9 0 1 1 0 5
M. Douglas 0 0 0 0/4 0/2 0/0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0
A. Daye 0 0 1 0/4 0/1 0/2 3 19 1 0 1 0 0
C. Corcoran - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Veira - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Ametepe - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 77 30 12 27/68 4/28 19/28 33 200 11 1 11 7 23
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Honor 28 4 0 9/16 3/7 7/7 4 38 0 0 6 0 4
J. Bunting 18 11 0 2/4 0/0 14/14 1 29 0 1 1 4 7
A. Portley 12 1 2 3/10 1/5 5/8 3 36 1 0 0 0 1
I. Raut 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 15 0 0 0 0 1
C. Austin 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Honor 28 4 0 9/16 3/7 7/7 4 38 0 0 6 0 4
J. Bunting 18 11 0 2/4 0/0 14/14 1 29 0 1 1 4 7
A. Portley 12 1 2 3/10 1/5 5/8 3 36 1 0 0 0 1
I. Raut 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 15 0 0 0 0 1
C. Austin 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Cobb 12 2 0 3/8 0/2 6/8 4 17 0 0 2 0 2
C. Ohams 6 13 2 2/4 0/0 2/3 4 26 0 2 4 3 10
O. Eyisi 4 5 0 1/2 0/0 2/3 2 11 1 1 1 1 4
T. Perry 3 3 0 1/6 1/6 0/0 1 16 1 0 2 0 3
E. Gazi - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Pekarek - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Downing - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Slanina - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Burquest - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Williams - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Radovich - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Skoric - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 83 40 4 21/51 5/21 36/43 21 200 3 4 16 8 32