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

On Saturday, February 9th, North Texas shot 75% from the floor and topped Florida International 77-67 in Sun Belt action. The season series between the two teams is now tied at 1-1. The Mean Green were led by Roger Franklin, who put up a team-high 21 points plus five rebounds (3 Ast 3 Blk). Jordan Williams also had a good game, scoring 15 points and adding four rebounds. For the Golden Panthers, Tymell Murphy got a game-high 23 points and five rebounds. North Texas (9-17, 4-11 Sun Belt) gets Louisiana-Monroe (3-16, 2-11 Sun Belt) on the road on Thursday, February 14th.

North Texas Game Notes

  • UNT beat the spread by eight points. That makes the 9th time this season the Mean Green have beaten the spread.
  • The Mean Green have won every game this season (4-0) after recording 77 or more total points.
  • UNT has won 75 percent of the time this season (9-3) when opponents record 67 or fewer total points.
  • The Mean Green set a season high for field goal percentage (75.0).
  • North Texas has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past six games.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--UNT has a 1.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • 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 in three out of 26 games this season.
  • Tony Mitchell has led the team in rebounding in 18 out of 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 had a career high with 11 free throws made.
  • Alzee Williams has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Tony Mitchell had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.

Florida International Game Notes

  • 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 set 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.
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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