Scores

Final

AR-Little Rock 78

(12-9, 4-2 Sun Belt)

FIU 70

(8-10, 3-3 Sun Belt)

    7:00 PM ET, January 20, 2011

    FIU Arena, Miami, Florida

    1 2 T
    UALR 43 3578
    FIU 28 4270

    Top Performers

    Arkansas-Little Rock: A. Garcia-Mendoza 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Stl

    Florida International: J. Allen 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl

    Ark.-Little Rock 78, FIU 70

    Associated Press

    MIAMI -- Alex Garcia-Mendoza and Matt Mouzy scored 15 points each to lead Arkansas-Little Rock to a 78-70 victory over Florida International on Thursday night.

    Garcia-Mendoza scored consecutive field goals late in the second half and Mouzy's 3-pointer with 2:01 remaining gave the Trojans a 70-60 lead and secured their fourth straight win.

    Chuck Guy and Solomon Bozeman finished with 12 points each for the Trojans (12-9, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference).

    Florida International rallied from a 43-28 halftime deficit with a 15-4 run in the first 4:09 of the second half. Marvin Roberts and Phil Gary each had three-point plays and Allen's basket with 15:51 remaining capped the spurt and put the Panthers within 47-43.

    Arkansas-Little Rock responded with six unanswered points in the next 3:50.

    Allen led Florida International (8-10, 3-3) with a game-high 18 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UALR
    FIU
    Points 78 70
    FG Made-Attempted 29-56 (.518) 20-51 (.392)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 1-13 (.077)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 29-33 (.879)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 0

    2010-11 Season

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