NCAA Basketball News
NCAA Game Summary - NC Central at Florida International
(Friday, November 20th)
Final Score: Florida International 83, NC Central 73
Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Marvin Roberts posted a double-double, finishing with 21 points and 10 rebounds, to lead the Florida International Golden Panthers to an 83-73 victory over the NC Central Eagles as part of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer at US Century Bank Arena.
Phil Gary added 18 points and passed out six assists in the win for FIU (2-3), while Antoine Watson tallied 14 points to go with six rebounds and six dishes. Stephon Weaver got into the mix as well, as he finished with 13 points.
Vincent Davis netted 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the way for NC Central (1-3), while C.J. Wilkerson registered 21 points in the losing effort. Michael Glasker added 15 points as well for the Eagles, and Nick Chasten contributed 11 points to go with eight boards off the bench.
The Eagles were held to just 37.9 percent shooting from the floor during the opening period of play, enabling FIU to take a 36-30 lead into the break.
In the second half, the Golden Panthers shot at a blazing 60.7 percent clip from the field and added free throws to earn the 10-point win.
11/20 23:23:11 ET