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Beard's 20 points helps FIU shave UTSA with a 79-76 win

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Brian Beard Jr., scored 20 points with eight assists and Florida International managed to hold off UT San Antonio 79-76 on Thursday night.

Beard's layup with 1:43 left was Florida International's last field goal as the Panthers missed their last two shots and went 1 of 4 from the free throw line.

The Panthers posted a 47-37 halftime lead and led the rest of the way. Jhivvan Jackson scored eight during a 12-7 stretch and brought the Roadrunners to within 78-74 with 59 seconds remaining.

Florida International (8-9, 2-2 Conference USA) got 16 points from Trejon Jacob, Eric Lockett scored 15 and Michael Douglas and Osasumwen Osaghae each scored 10.

Jackson led UT San Antonio (9-9, 2-3) with 22 points and was 9 of 11 from the free throw line. George Willborn III scored 15 and Giovanni De Nicolao added 10. UTSA has dropped three of its last four.

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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 8-9 473279
home team logo UT-San Antonio 9-9 373976
Team Stats
away team logo FIU 8-9 84.8 PPG 39 RPG 15.3 APG
home team logo UT-San Antonio 9-9 79.6 PPG 42.7 RPG 13.0 APG
Key Players
4
B. Beard Jr. 17.3 PPG 3.5 RPG 6.3 APG 39.7 FG%
2
J. Jackson 22.8 PPG 4.0 RPG 2.4 APG 39.3 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
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
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