Tulane 28 19 47
Fiu 38 35 73
Date of game: 3/2/2014

Recap: FIU vs. Tulane

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Rakeem Buckles scored 20 points and brought down 13 rebounds to lead the FIU Panthers to a 73-47 rout of the Tulane Green Wave in Conference USA action at FIU Arena.

Tymell Murphy added 19 points and Jerome Frink tallied 14 for FIU (13-17, 5-10 C-USA), which ended a four-game losing streak.

Louis Dabney paced Tulane (16-14, 8-7) with 13 points. Tre Drye chipped in 12 points and Jonathan Stark had 11.

FIU dominated from the opening tip, shooting 57.7 percent from the floor, including 6-of-10 from 3-point range, in the first half. The Panthers led, 38-28, at the break.

In the second half Tulane, which had only 11 field goals in the first 20 minutes, added just six more, while the Panthers shot at a 42.9 percent clip to coast to the victory.

FIU knocked down 9-of-18 shots from beyond the arc and nearly had as many assists (16) as Tulane had total field goals (17).

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Larson hospitalized after fainting at autograph session

Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson was taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons after he fainted during an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.

Extra Points: Snyder and the Beltway radio wars

If contradiction was an Olympic sport, Chip Kelly would certainly be medal-worthy judging by his performance at the NFL's owners meeting but the Eagles coach might have to settle for silver because Daniel Snyder's critics will take the gold every time.

Cubs release Doubront

The Chicago Cubs granted pitcher Felix Doubront his unconditional release as the team continued to pair down its spring training roster on Saturday.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.