FL Internationial vs. North Texas: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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FL Internationial vs. North Texas: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
FL Internationial 67
(13-11, 5-8 away)
North Texas 77
(9-17, 7-8 home)
Venue: UNT Coliseum
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, February 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
FL Internationial 35 32 67
North Texas 41 36 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
FL Internationial T Murphy 23 T Murphy 5 T Murphy 2
North Texas R Franklin 21 T Mitchell 6 R Franklin 3

Florida International was edged by North Texas 77-67 in conference play on a night when the Mean Green shot 75% from the floor. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. Tymell Murphy put up a game-high 23 points plus five rebounds in the Golden Panthers loss. Deric Hill also had a decent outing, scoring a career-high 15 points. For the Mean Green, Roger Franklin got a team-high 21 points and five rebounds (3 Ast 3 Blk). Florida International (13-11, 8-7 Sun Belt) gets Troy (10-15, 5-9 Sun Belt) on the road on Thursday, February 14th.

Florida International Game Notes

  • The last time FIU started the season 13-11 was 1999.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 50.0 percent or better this season, Florida International has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records seven or more blocks this season, Florida International has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • FIU set season lows for assists (five), blocks (zero), and rebounds (14).
  • The Golden Panthers have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past four games.
  • Florida International has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Tymell Murphy accounted for 34.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Tymell Murphy accounted for 35.7 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Tymell Murphy has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 11 times in 24 games this season.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Tymell Murphy's career.
  • Tymell Murphy has 15 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Deric Hill.
  • Deric Hill had career highs with 15 points, three three-pointers, and a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Jerome Frink.

North Texas Game Notes

  • Roger Franklin recorded a team season high in free throws made with 11.
  • The top two scorers (Roger Franklin and Jordan Williams) accounted for 46.7 percent of the points.
  • Roger Franklin has led the team in scoring three times in 26 games this season.
  • Tony Mitchell has led the team in rebounding 18 times in 26 games this season.
  • Jordan Williams has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Roger Franklin's career.
  • Roger Franklin set a career high with 11 free throws made.
  • Alzee Williams has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Tony Mitchell set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
FIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATymell Murphy362352305
B+Deric Hill331501500
C+Cameron Bell14900000
CJerome Frink29530000
C-M. Porcher Jimenez25710102
C-Tola Akomolafe30232002
DMalik Smith31400001
UNT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Roger Franklin362153033
AJordan Williams391542122
B+Alzee Williams331522002
BN. Stojilkovic22843103
BTony Mitchell22961024
CP.J. Hardwick26911204
CKeith Coleman13041002
-C. Overlander9000000

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