Scores

Final

FIU 76

(8-8, 3-4 Sun Belt)

AR-Little Rock 88

(11-8, 5-3 Sun Belt)

Coverage: ESPN3

4:30 PM ET, January 12, 2013

Jack Stephens Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

1 2 T
FIU 36 4076
UALR 51 3788

Top Performers

Florida International: D. Hill 11 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Arkansas-Little Rock: W. Neighbour 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

UALR 88, FIU 76

Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Will Neighbour and Michael Javes each scored 15 points, Josh Haggins had 10 points and seven assists and Arkansas-Little Rock beat Florida International 88-76 on Saturday.

Arkansas-Little Rock (11-8, 5-3 Sun Belt) shot 59.2 percent from the field, making 29 of 49 attempts, was 24 of 28 from the free-throw line and shared the ball well with 21 assists as a team.

FIU (8-8, 3-4) led 8-2 early but surrendered a 34-12 run by the Trojans capped off by Taggart Lockhart's 3-pointer with 7:23 to play in the first half to make it 36-20. The Trojans led 51-36 at halftime and by as many as 20 in the second half.

The Golden Panthers had six players in double figures but were led by Malik Smith who scored 14 points. Cameron Bell had 13 and Tymell Murphy and Jerome Frink each had 12.

FIU hit 11 3-pointers as a team but turned it over 22 times.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FIU
UALR
Points 76 88
FG Made-Attempted 22-52 (.423) 29-49 (.592)
3P Made-Attempted 11-23 (.478) 6-14 (.429)
FT Made-Attempted 21-24 (.875) 24-28 (.857)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 20

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 12, 2013 @UALR 88, FIU 76Recap
Feb 21, 2013 @FIU 65, UALR 52Recap
Mar 9, 2013 @FIU 69, UALR 54Recap

Research Notes

FIU lost despite putting six scorers in double figures. They're the fourth team to lose such a game this season and the second to do it in a non-overtime game.

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