Scores

Final

Arkansas State 76

(11-7, 6-1 Sun Belt)

FIU 61

(6-16, 3-6 Sun Belt)

    8:00 PM ET, January 21, 2010

    U.S. Century Bank Arena, Miami, Florida

    1 2 T
    ARST 33 4376
    FIU 31 3061

    Top Performers

    Arkansas St: B. Reed 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast

    Florida Int'L: P. Gary 13 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 5 Stl

    Arkansas St. 76, FIU 61

    Associated Press

    MIAMI -- Brandon Reed scored 25 points to lead Arkansas State past Florida International 76-61 on Thursday night.

    The Red Wolves (11-7, 6-1 Sun Belt Conference) used a 17-5 run to break the game open 5:42 into the second half.

    Reed scored eight points during the spurt and Trey Finn's 3-pointer capped the run for a 50-36 Arkansas State lead with 14:18 remaining.

    Florida International (6-16, 3-6) pulled within 54-47 on Stephon Weaver's field goal with 11:03 left, but didn't get any closer.

    Marvin Roberts and Phil Gary scored 13 points each to lead Florida International.

    The Golden Panthers coach Isiah Thomas returned Thursday following a two-game absence. Thomas left the team after the death of his mother, Mary Thomas, on Jan. 13. The Golden Panthers were 1-1 without Thomas.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ARST
    FIU
    Points 76 61
    FG Made-Attempted 29-59 (.492) 24-69 (.348)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 4-23 (.174)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 9-13 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 7

    2009-10 Season

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