Ark-Little Rock vs. FL Internationial: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Ark-Little Rock vs. FL Internationial: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Ark-Little Rock 54
(17-15, 3-11 away)
FL Internationial 69
(17-13, 11-3 home)
Venue: Convention Center Court - Hot Springs, AR
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Ark-Little Rock 26 28 54
FL Internationial 34 35 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Ark-Little Rock J Gillon 16 W Neighbour 10 J Hagins 4
FL Internationial M Smith 25 D Hill 8 D Hill 7

On a night when they scored 33 points from beyond the three-point line, Florida International easily beat Arkansas-Little Rock 69-54 in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Tournament. The Golden Panthers now have a record of 2-1 against Arkansas-Little Rock this season. The Golden Panthers got the win with 12 points and eight rebounds (7 Ast 6 Stl) from Deric Hill. Malik Smith was solid from three-point range, going eight for 10 to get to a game-high 25 points overall. Leroy Isler got 13 points and four rebounds for the Trojans. Arkansas-Little Rock (17-15) finished the regular season fourth in the Sun Belt with an 11-9 conference record.

Florida International Game Notes

  • FIU beat the spread by 14.5 points. That makes the 13th time this season the Golden Panthers have beaten the spread.
  • Florida International has won every game this season (8-0) when its field goal percentage has been 46.9 percent or better.
  • The Golden Panthers have won 83 percent of the time this season (10-2) after recording 13 or more assists.
  • FIU has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) when opponents record two or fewer blocks.
  • The Golden Panthers set a season high for three-pointers (11).
  • Malik Smith recorded a team season high in three-pointers with eight.
  • Malik Smith accounted for 36.2 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Deric Hill and Jerome Frink) accounted for 41.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Malik Smith has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 30 games this season.
  • Deric Hill has led the team in rebounding in three out of 30 games this season.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Malik Smith's career.
  • Malik Smith has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Deric Hill had a career high with eight rebounds.
  • Tymell Murphy has 21 straight double-digit point games.

Arkansas-Little Rock Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (John Gillon and Leroy Isler) accounted for 53.7 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Will Neighbour and Michael Javes) accounted for 41.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • John Gillon has led the team in scoring 11 times in 32 games this season.
  • Will Neighbour has led the team in rebounding 22 times in 32 games this season.
  • Leroy Isler has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Will Neighbour recorded the 11th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • John Gillon has three straight double-digit point games.
UALR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B-Leroy Isler371340103
B-Will Neighbour366100214
C+John Gillon291630104
C+Kemy Osse14630001
CGus Leeper12630003
CMichael Javes24450010
CJosh Hagins26314203
DBen Dillard13001102
-James White4010000
-Setson Billings4010101
FIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Deric Hill321287604
B+Malik Smith352530006
B+Tymell Murphy301213212
B-Jerome Frink32460010
C+Tola Akomolafe25932204
C+Ivan Jurkovic13250001
CCameron Bell22520302
-Juan Ferrales5011002
-M. Porcher Jimenez3000000

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