Clutch free throws help FIU beat UAB 70-66 in season finale

MIAMI (AP) Daviyon Draper scored 20 points and Dennis Mavin added 19 - sinking a pair of free throws with four seconds remaining - as FIU edged UAB 70-66 to wrap up the regular season on Saturday night. Despite the loss, UAB (16-15, 12-6) enters the Conference USA tournament as a No. 4 seed and claims a first-round bye. Florida International (15-16, 8-10) is in the tournament for...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mavin scores 19 points in FIU's 60-56 win over Rice

MIAMI (AP) Dennis Mavin scored 19 points and Ray Rodriguez hit a pair of big 3-pointers to lead Florida International over Rice 60-56 on Thursday night. Rice, which had won their previous two games in double overtime in putting together a three-game win streak, took their first lead since early in the game on Seth Gearhart's layup and Max Guercy added a 3-pointer with 2:02 left...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida International tops Marshall in OT 66-62

MIAMI (AP) Adrian Diaz' put-back dunk with 58 second left in overtime lifted Florida International over Marshall 66-62 on Thursday night. Diaz' dunk made it 63-62. Dennis Mavin made 1 of 2 from the line and Kris Gulley finished it off with a dunk to provide the final margin. After a tightly contested second half, Daviyon Draper made 1 of 2 free throws with 16 seconds left for a...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State loses 69-59 at Missouri

Long Beach State almost picked up a big victory on Saturday. Instead, the 49ers got another loss to a ranked opponent, and coach Dan Monson said a lack of focus was the difference. Tyler Lamb scored 17 points, but Long Beach faded down the stretch during a 69-59 loss at No. 25 Missouri. ''I just felt like we had an opportunity to win and we didn't take advantage of it,'' Monson...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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