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Beard scores 28, FIU beats South Florida 65-53

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Brian Beard Jr. scored a career-high 28 points on 10-of-15 shooting and Florida International beat South Florida 65-53 on Monday night.

Eric Lockett made 8 of 11 from the floor and had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Golden Panthers (5-4), who won their third straight. Hassan Hussein added 13 points.

FIU made eight of its first 10 shots in the second half, pulling away with a 20-6 start to the period for a 44-31 lead on Hussein's jumper with 12:58 left. The Panthers cooled off from the floor but mostly maintained a double-digit lead the rest of the way.

South Florida (4-6) led 25-24 at halftime and, after falling behind in the second, closed within seven with just more than a minute to play.

Isaiah Manderson had 12 points, Stephan Jiggetts scored 10 and Tulio Da Silva had a career-high 17 rebounds for the Bulls.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo FIU 5-4 244165
home team logo So. Florida 4-6 252853
Team Stats
away team logo FIU 5-4 82.3 PPG 39.2 RPG 14.4 APG
home team logo So. Florida 4-6 72.4 PPG 43.4 RPG 13.7 APG
Key Players
4
B. Beard Jr. 17.3 PPG 3.3 RPG 6.0 APG 39.4 FG%
0
D. Collins 15.9 PPG 3.8 RPG 3.1 APG 40.0 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB