TROY, Ala. -- Three players ran for more than 100 yards and Florida International set a school record for rushing yards in a 52-35 win over Troy on Saturday.
Darriet Perry ran for 186 yards, T.Y. Hilton 158 and Darian Mallary 118 as the Golden Panthers (4-5, 4-1 Sun Belt) moved into first place in the Sun Belt. FIU's 448 rushing yards was the most it has had in a single game.
It was the first home loss for Troy (5-4, 4-2) since 2007, and the Trojans are in danger of having a four-year conference championship streak snapped.
The score was tied at 7 in the second quarter before FIU scored 31 points to take a 38-21 lead into the half.
FIU's Wes Carroll was 8-for-15 passing, but threw for 220 yards and three touchdowns.