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Mavin, Draper lead FIU past Kennesaw 59-38

MIAMI (AP) Dennis Mavin and reserve Daviyon Draper scored 16 points apiece to lead Florida International to a 59-38 win over Kennesaw State on Tuesday night. With Kris Gulley making back-to-back jumpers, the Golden Panthers (5-3) went on a 12-0 run midway through the first half. Baskets by Draper and Mavin gave FIU a 22-11 lead before the Owls (3-5) ended an 11-minute drought. It...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida International falls apart late in road loss to Old Dominion

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Ray Lawry scored a touchdown to tie the score with less than a minute to play, and an interception set up Satchel Ziffer's game-winning field goal as Old Dominion snapped a five-game losing streak and beat FIU 38-35 on Saturday. The Monarchs fell behind when Anthon Samuel ran 26-yards for a TD with 13:17 to play. After trading a couple of scoreless possessions...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

FIU stumbles, fumbles in final minutes of loss to UTSA

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Sean Ianno kicked a field goal to tie the game with 1:54 left, and Florida International fumbled the ensuing kickoff to set up Ianno's 39-yard game-winning, last-minute field goal for a 16-13 UTSA victory Saturday night. The Roadrunners (2-4, 1-1 Conference USA) tied the game at 13 after FIU went three-and-out at its own 12. Glenn Coleman returned Ianno'...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

FIU takes control in second half, routs FAU 38-10

MIAMI (AP) -- Richard Leonard returned a fumble 100 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter and Florida International beat Florida Atlantic 38-10 on Thursday night in a game delayed about two hours at halftime because of lightning. FIU (3-3, 2-0 Conference USA) won the Shula Bowl matchup for the third time in four years after losing eight of the first nine to FAU (2-4, 1...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitt vs. FIU TV Schedule, Time, Game Information

The Panthers face Florida International later today in their third contest of the early season. So far so good, as Pitt has beaten their first two opponents - Delaware and Boston College. The program looks to continue their hot start under head coach Paul Chryst as Pitt travels to Florida International to face the Golden Panthers. FIU comes into the game having defeated FCS program...
Via SCACC Hoops
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jovon Durante presents WVU an unusual option

Highly rated 4 star WR Jovon Durante out of Miami Florida has given WVU a guarantee that he will follow through on his verbal commitment to the Mountaineers, with one possible catch, bring his brother to Morgantown. Durante, a class of 2015 recruit, signed with WVU in July of 2013. However, he never truly closed his recruiting which is not uncommon. What is uncommon is the statement...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 120 FIU Golden Panthers season preview

Florida International was one of the worst teams in college football in 2013, suffering through a 1-11 season. But head coach Ron Turner is hoping to turn things around in his second season with the FIU Panthers. There are 20 returning starters back for 2014.   FIU played two quarterbacks in 2013, with both Jake Medlock and E.J. Hilliard taking meaningful snaps, but with Medlock...
Via College Football Universe
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

FIU rolls to an 80-72 win at UTSA

Dennis Mavin led five Florida International players in double-figure scoring and the Golden Panthers rolled to an 80-72 win at Texas-San Antonio Thursday night. FIU led by six at the half and carried a 10-point lead through the second half to push their season record past the .500 mark. The Golden Panthers lost their only other meeting with the Roadrunners, losing 71-65 in 2001...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida International holds off FAU 66-57

Dennis Mavin turned a Jerome Frink steal into a three-point play with 39 seconds left as Florida International held on to defeat Florida Atlantic 66-57 Saturday. FAU had trimmed a 10-point deficit to 5 with 90 seconds left but on its second chance to get closer Frink stole the ball and fed Mavin for the back-breaker. Tymell Murphy led FIU (11-9, 3-2 Conference USA) with 14 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rakeem Buckles Will Reunite With His Former Team Tomorrow

I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t wish former Louisville forward Rakeem Buckles was on the floor with the team when the Cards won the 2013 national championship. Buckles was a part of Louisville’s 2009 recruiting class and had things gone the way we had hoped, he would have been a senior on this year’s championship team. Buckles’ collegiate career hit an unfortunate...
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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