Florida International vs Little Rock

UALR 78, FIU 64


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Will Neighbour hit four 3-pointers and scored 21 points Thursday night as Arkansas-Little Rock defeated Florida International 78-64.

Courtney Jackson added 13 points, D'Andre Williams 11 and Michael Javes 10 for the Trojans (13-14, 10-3), who extended their lead in the Sun Belt West Division to 1 1/2 games over Louisiana-Lafayette. Williams also had team highs of eight rebounds and five assists.

Phil Taylor made four 3-pointers and scored 17 points for the Golden Panthers (7-18, 4-9), who dropped their third straight. DeJuan Wright scored 13 points and Cameron Bell 11.

Bell also sank four free throws before missing his last attempt, setting the school record with 24 in a row.

UALR shot 52 percent (25 of 48) to just 31 percent (18 of 59) for FIU.

Tied 37-37 with 15:02 left, UALR reeled off a 21-3 run capped by Jackson's basket that made it 58-40 with 8:38 to go.

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Florida International Golden Panthers
G. Dierickx, C272-42-27016
D. Wright, G343-116-952313
D. Hill, G321-52-22234
C. Bell, G233-104-570511
J. Allen, G133-71-10158
P. Taylor265-133-312417
B. Moore210-10-03010
D. Ferguson190-42-24152
M. Nunez30-20-02010
T. Wozniak21-20-00003
Totals 18-5920-243682864
Little Rock Trojans
C. Jackson, F346-91-262113
W. Neighbour, F345-117-740221
M. Javes, F224-72-452310
D. Williams, G353-64-885211
C. Guy, G242-42-41346
B. Dillard173-51-43238
T. Sutherland170-22-41022
R. Fondren50-12-20012
E. Lawton51-10-02022
M. Louzeiro51-11-10013
T. Crass20-10-00000
Totals 25-4822-3634142178
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
So. Miss6-129-22331
North Texas2-168-22339

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
Other games
VT 47 Final
Florida St 48
Wisc 55 Final
Mich St 69
NCST 73 Final
GONZ 73 Final