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2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/5L 77-69
- 11/8AVEW 101-59
- 11/13L 86-77
- 11/19W 107-61
- 11/22W 89-70
- 11/23L 66-63
- 11/26KEIW 96-82
- 11/30W 70-69
- 12/4W 71-53
- 12/7W 84-81
- 12/19FMW 99-74
- 12/22W 83-67
- 12/28L 89-62
- 1/2W 69-67
- 1/4W 90-83
- 1/9L 74-56
- 1/11L 92-78
- 1/16W 93-68
- 1/18W 83-69
- 1/23W 83-80
- 1/25L 75-49
- 1/30L 84-74
- 2/1W 81-76
- 2/5W 69-50
- 2/8W 66-59
- 2/13L 60-57
- 2/15L 75-67
- 2/27L 78-59
- 3/1W 67-52
- 3/4L 76-73
- 3/7L 91-85
- 3/11W 85-76
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Trejon Jacob scored 21 points and Antonio Daye Jr. 20 more as FIU eliminated Rice from the Conference USA tournament 85-76 on Wednesday night.
Taveion Hollingsworth scored 13 of his 21 points in the second half when Western Kentucky built a slim lead and held on, defeating Florida International 91-85 on Saturday night.
Amorie Archibald scored 18 points, Kalob Ledoux added 16 and Louisiana Tech held off Florida International 76-73 on Wednesday night.
Osasumwen Osaghae scored 19 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked four shots to lead Florida International to a 67-52 win over Charlotte on Sunday.
Umoja Gibson had 23 points as North Texas topped Florida International 78-59 on Thursday night.
Tyler Stevenson had 22 points and 11 rebounds as Southern Miss beat Florida International 75-67 on Saturday.
Amorie Archibald scored 17 points, and his go-ahead basket with 2-1/2 minutes remaining help send Louisiana Tech to a 60-57 win over Florida International on Thursday night.
No. 3 Kansas at No. 13 West Virginia and the Mountaineers at No. 1 Baylor are among our top-10 games to stream this week.
Antonio Daye Jr. tied his season high with 20 points as Florida International defeated Florida Atlantic 66-59 on Saturday.
Osasumwen Osaghae, recognized with Senior Day honors just prior to the game, scored Florida International's first points, finished with 13 and added three blocks as FIU topped Florida Atlantic 69-50 in a rivalry game on Wednesday night.
Osasumwen Osaghae tied his career high with 22 points and blocked a shot with less than four seconds remaining as Florida International upended Western Kentucky 81-76 on Saturday.
Taevion Kinsey and Iran Bennett scored 18 points apiece and Marshall pulled away in the second half to defeat Florida International 84-74 on Thursday night.
Jahmir Young registered 19 points as Charlotte won its seventh straight home game, rolling past Florida International 75-49 on Saturday.
Eric Lovett came off the bench to hit six 3-pointers, scoring 21 points, and Florida International held off Old Dominion 83-80 on Thursday night.
Osasumwen Osaghae and Devon Andrews scored 18 points apiece and Florida International breezed to an 83-69 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday.
Eric Lovett had a season-high 23 points and Trejon Jacob scored 21 points as Florida International extended its home win streak to eight games, defeating UAB 93-68 on Thursday night.
Ako Adams had 19 points to lead five Rice players in double figures as the Owls topped Florida International 92-78 on Saturday. Josh Parrish added 18 points for the Owls. Chris Mullins chipped in 14, Drew Peterson scored 13 and Trey Murphy III had 12....
Javion Hamlet registered 16 points as North Texas beat Florida International 74-56 on Thursday night.
Devon Andrews had a season-high 26 points and Florida International used a strong start in overtime to beat UTSA 90-83 on Saturday night, stretching its home winning streak to seven games.
Devon Andrews posted 16 points and Osasumwen Osaghae set a program record for blocked shots as Florida International beat UTEP 69-67 on Thursday in the first Conference USA matchup of the season for both teams.
West Virginia visits Kansas on Saturday in one of several compelling games on ESPN+ as conference play gets going in the new year.
Gabe Kalscheur scored 23 points, and Daniel Oturu added 21 points and a career-high 20 rebounds for Minnesota in a 89-62 win against Florida International on Saturday.
Trejon Jacob scored a season-high 20 points, including a game-opening 3-pointer, as Florida International led wire-to-wire and defeated Stetson 83-67 on Sunday.