FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN PANTHERS NEWS

Daviyon Draper scores 21, FIU beats FAU 71-63

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Daviyon Draper had 21 points and 13 rebounds and Adrian Diaz added 17 and 10 to help Florida International beat Florida Atlantic 71-63, sweeping the season series on Saturday. Donte McGill added 19 points for the Golden Panthers (13-16, 7-9 Conference USA), who snapped a two-game skid with two games left in the season. FIU scored 12 straight to pull away...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Evans scores 30 points and Rice cruises over FIU 86-70

HOUSTON (AP) Marcus Evans scored 30 points - two off the freshman's career high - and Rice beat Florida International 86-70 on Saturday for its third win in a row. Evans was 11 of 17 from the field with three 3-pointers. He grabbed five rebounds, had three assists and a career-best six steals. Egor Koulechov scored 21 points with nine rebounds, Connor Cashaw had 15 points with...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson's 3s lift North Texas over FIU 77-75

DENTON, Texas (AP) Deckie Johnson made a pair of 3-pointers in the final minute and scored a career-high 32 points to lead North Texas to a 77-75 victory over Florida International on Thursday night. Trailing by 12 with six minutes left, Johnson scored 16 points to lead North Texas back for the win. The last of his eight 3-pointers, coming with 19 seconds remaining, gave North...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Florida International pulls away from UTSA 79-65

MIAMI (AP) Donte McGill scored 20 points, including 12 in the second half when Florida International pulled away from UTSA for a 79-65 victory Saturday night, snapping a five-game losing streak. Daviyon Draper added 18 points and Adrian Diaz 17, 10 in the second half, for the Panthers (12-14, 6-7 Conference USA). Diaz led a 34-24 rebounding edge with nine boards. FIU shot 58...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Norton scores 15 points, UAB holds off FIU 74-69

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Nick Norton scored 15 points and Alabama-Birmingham held off Florida International 74-69 on Thursday night. UAB (19-4, 9-1 Conference USA) led by five at half and as many as 17 early in the second. FIU chipped away, and got it to two with 34 seconds left after Eric Nottage made a pair from the line to make it 68-66. But Dirk Williams answered with two free...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Diaz has 20, Draper 17 as Florida Int. holds off UTEP 79-69

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Adrian Diaz scored 20 points and Daviyon Draper added 17 and grabbed 10 rebounds as Florida International held on to beat UTEP 79-69 on Saturday night. The Golden Panthers had been cruising until UTEP mounted a charge with 5:13 remaining. Lee Moore drove for a layup that started a 9-0 run as the Miners closed to 70-67 with 2:48 left. FIU's Eric Nottage answered...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

McGill scores 23 points, FIU rolls past UTSA 72-56

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Donte McGill scored 23 points and Florida International never trailed in a 72-56 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Thursday night. McGill was 8 of 16 from the floor and made all seven free-throw attempts. Adrian Diaz had 12 points, and Daviyon Draper chipped in 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Golden Panthers (10-9, 4-2 Conference USA). Christian Wilson...
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January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Miss rallies to beat FIU 66-60

MIAMI (AP) Kourtlin Jackson scored 23 points as Southern Miss rallied in the second half to beat FIU 66-60 on Saturday night. Jackson finished with 7-of-14 shooting from the field for the Golden Eagles (5-11, 2-3 Conference USA). Keljin Blevins and Robert Thomas III added nine points apiece. The team averaged 44.9 percent shooting from the field and 72.7 percent from the line...
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January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

McGill's career-high 29 leads FIU over Louisiana Tech 88-74

MIAMI (AP) Donte McGill had 23 of his career-high 29 points in the first half and Florida International held its lead in the second to beat Louisiana Tech 88-74 on Thursday night. FIU (9-8, 3-1 Conference USA) led 52-41 when McGill closed the first half with his third 3-pointer. The Panthers led by no less than nine in the second half. McGill scored 12 straight FIU points as...
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January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

McGill's late 3 gives FIU 75-72 win over Western Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Donte McGill nailed a 3-pointer with 38 seconds remaining to give Florida International a 75-72 victory over Western Kentucky on Thursday night. Trailing 72-70, Eric Nottage stole the ball and fed McGill who nailed the trey to give FIU its first lead since the 14:54-mark in the second half. Nottage, who finished with 14, then made two free throws in the...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Florida International pulls away from Florida Atlantic 76-59

MIAMI (AP) Adrian Diaz scored 23 points, Donte McGill added 22 and Florida International opened Conference USA play with its fifth straight win over in-state rival Florida Atlantic 76-59 on Sunday. Daviyon Draper added 11 points and a career-high 15 rebounds for the Panthers (7-7), who had a 46-25 rebounding advantage. Diaz made 6 of 8 shots and 11 of 17 free throws, grabbed 15...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen hits 6 3s as Florida International beats FAMU 65-45

UNIVERSITY PARK, Fla. (AP) Elmo Stephen hit six 3-pointers and scored 18 points - both career highs - and Adrian Diaz added 13 on 6-of-7 shooting to help Florida International beat Florida A&M 65-45 Tuesday night. Donte McGill scored 12 points with three steals for Florida International (6-7). Treavann Warren's jumper with 4:12 left in the first half pulled Florida A&...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida International dumps Binghamton 66-49

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) Donte McGill scored 22 and Adrian Diaz had 16 points, 18 rebounds and four blocks to help Florida International beat Binghamton 66-49 Tuesday night. The win snapped the Panthers' five-game losing streak, their longest since the 2013-14 season. Florida International (5-7) led 34-27 at the half and used a 14-2 run that was capped by a 3-point play by Adrian Diaz...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast beats Florida International 84-76 in OT

MIAMI (AP) Christian Terrell scored five of his 20 points in overtime and Florida Gulf Coast beat Florida International 84-76 on Sunday. The Eagles opened overtime on a 10-0 run. Terrell made a 3-pointer and two free throws during the stretch. The Golden Panthers didn't score in the extra period until Adrian Diaz made a dunk with five seconds left. FIU missed five layups and...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex McGough throws 3 TDs, leads FIU past Old Dominion

MIAMI (AP) -- Alex McGough threw three touchdowns and ran for another to lead Florida International to a 41-12 win over Old Dominion on Saturday night.McGough completed 31 of 39 passes for 390 yards for the Golden Panthers (4-4, 2-2 Conference USA). Two of his TD passes went to Jonnu Smith, who had 183 yards receiving. Alex Gardner ran for a score.McGough threw one touchdown in the...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida International beats Old Dominion 41-12

MIAMI (AP) Alex McGough threw three touchdowns and ran for another to lead Florida International to a 41-12 win over Old Dominion on Saturday night. McGough completed 31 of 39 passes for 390 yards for the Golden Panthers (4-4, 2-2 Conference USA). Two of his TD passes went to Jonnu Smith, who had 183 yards receiving. Alex Gardner ran for a score. McGough threw one touchdown in the...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex McGough throws 3 TDs, leads FIU past Old Dominion

MIAMI (AP) -- Alex McGough threw three touchdowns and ran for another to lead Florida International to a 41-12 win over Old Dominion on Saturday night. McGough completed 31 of 39 passes for 390 yards for the Golden Panthers (4-4, 2-2 Conference USA). Two of his TD passes went to Jonnu Smith, who had 183 yards receiving. Alex Gardner ran for a score. McGough threw one touchdown in...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex McGough throws 2 TDs, Florida International throttles UTEP

MIAMI (AP) -- Alex McGough threw for two TDs, Trey Anderson threw a 79-yard scoring pass to Shug Oyegunie and Florida International beat UTEP 52-12 on Saturday. Alex Gardner, Anthon Samuel and Anthony Jones each ran for scores and FIU outgained UTEP (2-4, 0-2 Conference USA) 518 total yards to 272. Jeremiah McKinnon intercepted a pass and returned it 31 yards for a TD and the Golden...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

FIU beats UTEP 52-12

MIAMI (AP) Alex McGough threw for two TDs, Trey Anderson threw a 79-yard scoring pass to Shug Oyegunie and Florida International beat UTEP 52-12 on Saturday. Alex Gardner, Anthon Samuel and Anthony Jones each ran for scores and FIU outgained UTEP (2-4, 0-2 Conference USA) 518 total yards to 272. Jeremiah McKinnon intercepted a pass and returned it 31 yards for a TD and the Golden...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex McGough throws 2 TDs, Florida International throttles UTEP

MIAMI (AP) -- Alex McGough threw for two TDs, Trey Anderson threw a 79-yard scoring pass to Shug Oyegunie and Florida International beat UTEP 52-12 on Saturday. Alex Gardner, Anthon Samuel and Anthony Jones each ran for scores and FIU outgained UTEP (2-4, 0-2 Conference USA) 518 total yards to 272. Jeremiah McKinnon intercepted a pass and returned it 31 yards for a TD and the Golden...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex McGough matches career-high with 3 TDs as FIU tops NC Central

MIAMI (AP) -- Alex McGough threw for 242 yards and a career-tying three touchdowns to lead Florida International to a 39-14 win over North Carolina Central on Saturday night. McGough had 233 total yards by the half, passing for 153 and rushing for 78. He finished with 319 total yards. Florida International (2-1) racked up 490 yards while limiting North Carolina Central (1-2) to 38...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

McGough leads Florida Int. to 39-14 win over NC Central

MIAMI (AP) Alex McGough threw for 242 yards and a career-tying three touchdowns to lead Florida International to a 39-14 win over North Carolina Central on Saturday night. McGough had 233 total yards by the half, passing for 153 and rushing for 78. He finished with 319 total yards. Florida International (2-1) racked up 490 yards while limiting North Carolina Central (1-2) to 38...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex McGough matches career-high with 3 TDs as FIU tops NC Central

MIAMI (AP) -- Alex McGough threw for 242 yards and a career-tying three touchdowns to lead Florida International to a 39-14 win over North Carolina Central on Saturday night. McGough had 233 total yards by the half, passing for 153 and rushing for 78. He finished with 319 total yards. Florida International (2-1) racked up 490 yards while limiting North Carolina Central (1-2) to 38...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex McGough matches career-high with 3 TDs as FIU tops NC Central

MIAMI (AP) -- Alex McGough threw for 242 yards and a career-tying three touchdowns to lead Florida International to a 39-14 win over North Carolina Central on Saturday night. McGough had 233 total yards by the half, passing for 153 and rushing for 78. He finished with 319 total yards. Florida International (2-1) racked up 490 yards while limiting North Carolina Central (1-2) to 38...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida International blocks late FG try to edge UCF 15-14

Imarjaye Albury blocked a 47-yard field goal attempt by Central Florida freshman Matthew Wright in the closing seconds, and Florida International held on to beat the Knights 15-14 on Thursday night. FIU trailed 14-3 at the half, but shut out UCF in the second half to snap a string of three straight season-opening losses. Golden Panthers sophomore Alex McGough was steady, completing...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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