Troy vs. FL Internationial: Recap and Stats

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Troy vs. FL Internationial: Recap and Stats
Troy 55
(7-12, 1-7 away)
FL Internationial 61
(10-8, 6-2 home)
Venue: U.S. Century Bank Arena
7:45PM ET / 4:45PM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Troy 28 27 55
FL Internationial 27 34 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Troy E Jones 10 R Chambers 6 H Williams 3
FL Internationial T Murphy 15 J Frink 7 D Hill 2

On Saturday, January 19th, Florida International took on Troy and beat the Trojans 61-55 in conference action. The Golden Panthers were led by Tymell Murphy, who got 15 points plus eight rebounds. Malik Smith was on fire from three-point range, going 5 for 11 to get to a game-high 22 points overall. Emil Jones got a team-high 18 points and five rebounds for the Trojans. Florida International (10-8, 5-4 Sun Belt) gets Louisiana (7-14, 3-7 Sun Belt) on the road on Thursday, January 24th.

Florida International Game Notes

  • FIU has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.8% field goal percentage.
  • This season Florida International has won 100% of the time (4-0) when Malik Smith has 7 field goals made or more.
  • FIU set season lows for blocks and turnovers.
  • Florida International has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 1st win of the season where the Golden Panthers came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 8th game at home this season--FIU has a 4.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Malik Smith accounted for 36.0% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jerome Frink and Tymell Murphy) accounted for 45.7% of the rebounds.
  • Malik Smith has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 18 games this season.
  • Jerome Frink has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 18 games this season.
  • Tymell Murphy has 9 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Malik Smith's career.
  • Malik Smith has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Cameron Bell has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Troy Game Notes

  • Emil Jones recorded a team season high in free throws made with 8 and free throws attempted with 11.
  • Emil Jones accounted for 32.7% of the team's points.
  • Emil Jones has led the team in scoring 4 times in 19 games this season.
  • Emil Jones has 4 straight double-digit point games.
TROY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AEmil Jones351854202
BR.J. Scott361142102
BDeonata Jethroe25960010
B-Ray Chambers24660000
B-Hunter Williams37644002
C+Westley Hinton15341001
DJosh Warren15200011
-Antoine Myers7000002
-Jeff Mullahey4000000
FIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATymell Murphy381581100
AMalik Smith362221100
BCameron Bell221240001
BM. Porcher Jimenez19920201
B-Deric Hill19233201
C+Jerome Frink35082100
C-Juan Ferrales6021000
D+Tola Akomolafe17130001
-Gaby Belardo5001000

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