Florida International vs Troy

Troy 69, FIU 61

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TROY, Ala. (AP) - Hunter Williams scored 20 points, hitting four 3-pointers, as Troy used a late rally to hold off Florida International 69-61 Thursday night, snapping a two-game skid and giving coach Don Maestri his 499th career win.

The Trojans (11-15, 6-9 Sun Belt Conference) led by 10 in the second half, but the Panthers used an 18-2 run to pull ahead 48-42 with 9:50 left.

A 3-pointer by Jeff Mullahey then sparked an 8-1 Troy rally. The lead went back and forth until the Trojans moved in front for good on Deonata Jethroe's layup, making it 55-54 with 3:50 left. From that point Troy hit 10 of 12 free throws and made both of its field goal attempts.

Emil Jones added 17 points with nine rebounds and Jethroe had 11 points for the Trojans.

Cameron Bell led FIU (13-12, 8-8) with 12 points, while Jerome Frink scored 11 and Tymell Murphy 10.

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Florida International (13-12)233861
Troy (11-15) «294069

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Florida International Golden Panthers
J. Frink, F365-71-330211
T. Murphy, F345-150-045510
T. Akomolafe, F212-40-03015
M. Smith, G281-111-24214
D. Hill, G233-81-23248
C. Bell234-72-250212
M. Porcher Jimenez181-60-04113
J. Ferrales92-20-00026
I. Jurkovic81-20-01012
Totals 24-625-932101961
 38.7%55.6% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F273-42-25038
H. Williams, G387-102-323020
E. Jones, G376-135-692217
D. Jethroe, G304-102-260111
A. Myers, G232-50-03614
J. Mullahey181-31-21004
J. Warren131-21-24023
T. Calhoun90-20-02000
W. Hinton51-20-01002
Totals 25-5113-173711969
 49%76.5% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
Other games
NW 59 Final
OHST 69
WISC 53 Final
MINN 58
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
COLO 71
GONZ 77 Final
STMA 60