DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Tymell Murphy scored 24 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, leading Florida International to an 82-67 win over Bethune-Cookman on Thursday night.
Bethune-Cookman (2-3) fell behind early as Florida International (6-2) opened the game on a 10-2 run. The Wildcats closed the gap to 30-27 with 3:37 left in the first half on Malik Jackson's layup, but Florida International finished the half on a 11-2 run, capped by Murphy's 3-pointer at the buzzer.
The Wildcats' cut the deficit to five points early in the second half, but Florida International's Marco Porcher Jimenez responded with a 3-pointer and the Golden Panthers led by double digits down the stretch.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
|Texas San Antonio||3-15||13||5-27|
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|