Ullafayete 70
Fiu 75
Date of game: 1/5/2013

Recap: FIU vs. Louisiana

Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Tymell Murphy tallied a career-high 28 points to go along with 15 rebounds to lead the FIU Panthers to a 75-70 win over the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns in Sun Belt Conference action at U.S. Century Bank Arena.

Murphy shot 11-of-14 from the floor for FIU (6-7, 2-3 Sun Belt). Marco Porcher Jimenez scored 10 points off the bench and Jerome Frink had 12 rebounds.

Bryant Mbamalu paced Louisiana (6-11, 3-3) with 23 points, while Elfrid Payton narrowly missed a triple-double, registering 13 points, 10 assists and nine boards. Alan Michael-Thompson scored 11 points off the bench.

Nine FIU players scored at least two points in the first half as the Panthers shot 50 percent from the floor and led 40-31 at halftime.

A Murphy layup with 9:31 remaining gave FIU a 60-50 advantage, but Louisiana responded with a 14-4 run to tie the game, 64-64, with 2:44 left to play. The Panthers answered with a Malik Story 3-pointer a minute later, which proved to be the game-winner.

The difference came at the foul line. While FIU shot just 55.3 percent from the stripe, it made 21-of-38 free throw attempts, while Louisiana was only 12- of-22.

Game Notes

Lafayette, Scheuerman run past Lehigh in 150th meeting

The 150th series meeting between Lafayette and Lehigh was held at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, but Lafayette's Ross Scheuerman was ready for Broadway on Saturday.

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

Browns activate Josh Gordon

The Cleveland Browns activated wide receiver Josh Gordon on Saturday, a day before he is set to make his season debut against Atlanta.

Dodgers acquire Bolsinger from D-backs

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right- handed pitcher Mike Bolsinger from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday for cash considerations.

Oilers' Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Edmonton Oilers forward Benoit Pouliot is out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot in Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils, the team announced during the second intermission.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.