North Texas vs. FL Internationial: Recap and Stats

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North Texas vs. FL Internationial: Recap and Stats
North Texas 64
(7-12, 1-7 away)
FL Internationial 70
(9-8, 5-2 home)
Venue: U.S. Century Bank Arena
7:45PM ET / 4:45PM PT, January 17, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
North Texas 24 40 64
FL Internationial 36 34 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
North Texas T Mitchell 13 T Mitchell 8 C Jones 5
FL Internationial T Murphy 15 J Frink 7 D Hill 2

On Thursday, January 17th, Florida International took on North Texas and knocked off the Mean Green 70-64 in Sun Belt play. Cameron Bell led the Golden Panthers and put up 12 points plus six rebounds (4 Stl 3 Ast). Jerome Frink had six points and added 10 rebounds (3 Ast 3 Blk 3 Stl). For the Mean Green, Roger Franklin finished with a career-high 29 points and eight rebounds. Florida International (9-8, 4-4 Sun Belt) takes on Troy (7-11, 2-5 Sun Belt) on Saturday, January 19th on their home court.

Florida International Game Notes

  • FIU beat the spread by 3.5 points. That makes the 5th time this season the Golden Panthers have beaten the spread.
  • The Golden Panthers have won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after recording 26 or more field goals made.
  • FIU has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 64 or fewer total points.
  • This season Florida International has won 100% of the time (4-0) when Tymell Murphy has 22 points or more and 83% of the time (5-1) when Deric Hill has 4 assists or more.
  • The Golden Panthers set a season high for steals.
  • Our 15 steals is the 2nd best among all NCAA games this season.
  • Florida International has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 7th game at home this season--FIU has a 4.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Tymell Murphy accounted for 31.4% of the team's points.
  • Jerome Frink accounted for 32.2% of the team's rebounds.
  • Tymell Murphy has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 17 games this season.
  • Jerome Frink has led the team in rebounding in 9 out of 17 games this season.
  • Malik Smith has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jerome Frink recorded the 7th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Tymell Murphy's career.
  • Tymell Murphy has 8 straight double-digit point games.

North Texas Game Notes

  • North Texas lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Roger Franklin recorded a team season high in field goals made with 11.
  • Roger Franklin accounted for 45.3% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (P.J. Hardwick and Roger Franklin) accounted for 47.0% of the rebounds.
  • Alzee Williams has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Roger Franklin's career.
  • Roger Franklin set career highs with 29 points and 11 field goals made.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Jordan Williams.
UNT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Roger Franklin382982304
AN. Stojilkovic231352011
BAlzee Williams391342004
CP.J. Hardwick25483408
CJustin Patton6130000
D+Jordan Williams31421103
DTony Mitchell32021042
-Keith Coleman5001001
FIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ACameron Bell271263401
AJerome Frink356103332
ATymell Murphy342221314
B+Deric Hill23524301
BMalik Smith371721103
B-M. Porcher Jimenez11520000
C-Tola Akomolafe18040101
C-Gaby Belardo5300000
-Juan Ferrales10000001

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