Scores

Final

FIU 66

(8-7, 3-3 Sun Belt)

Arkansas State 64

(10-6, 4-3 Sun Belt)

    8:05 PM ET, January 10, 2013

    ASU Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas

    1 2 T
    FIU 36 3066
    ARST 33 3164

    Top Performers

    Florida International: T. Murphy 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Arkansas St: E. Townsel 20 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    FIU 66, Arkansas St. 64

    Associated Press

    JONESBORO, Ark. -- Tymell Murphy and Jerome Frink each scored 12 points and had key plays down the stretch to lead FIU over Arkansas State 66-64 on Thursday night.

    FIU (8-7, 3-3 Sun Belt) trailed 55-49 with 5:39 remaining in the game after Kelvin Downs hit a lay-up for the Red Wolves but went on a 17-9 run to close out the game and earn the victory. Murphy tied it at 55 with a lay-in for the Panthers, then Frink hit a pair of free throws to give FIU a 57-55 lead with 3:09 to play and the Panthers never trailed again.

    Deric Hill had 11 points and six rebounds for FIU and Malik Smith scored 10 points including three 3-pointers.

    Arkansas State (10-6, 4-3) shot only 34.5 percent from the field and was 8 for 33 from beyond the arc. Ed Townsel scored 20 points but was 4 of 15 from 3-point range.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FIU
    ARST
    Points 66 64
    FG Made-Attempted 21-41 (.512) 20-58 (.345)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 8-33 (.242)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-23 (.696) 16-23 (.696)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 0

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Nov 29, 2012 @FIU 80, ARST 61Recap
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