NCAAB Game Recap - Florida International at Charlotte
Sun Mar 1, 2020 2:00 PM EST

Crei
71
StJon
91
F
VaTec
52
Lou
68
F
Mich
63
OhSt
77
F
Colora
64
Stan
72
F
Cin
55
Hou
68
F
SoFL
64
Temp
58
F
FlAtl
80
OlDom
85
F(OT)
W Ky
72
N TX
78
F(OT)
FlInt
67
Charl
52
F
Xav
66
GTown
63
F
Ind
66
Ill
67
F
Maris
52
Quin
71
F
StLou
72
URI
62
F
Manh
60
Monm
80
F
Rider
65
Fairf
51
F
UAB
59
TexSA
66
F
MidTN
66
Rice
77
F
SoMis
56
UTEP
75
F
WichSt
66
SMU
62
F
Tows
75
NE
72
F
NW
81
Nebras
76
F(OT)
Minn
69
Wisc
71
F

Mar 1, 2020, 2:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Florida International (18-11)

32

35

67

Charlotte (15-12)

30

22

52

Osaghae sparks FIU run in 2nd half, defeat Charlotte 67-52
Sun Mar 1, 2020 4:33 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) 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.

Antonio Daye, Jr. added 14 points for Florida International (18-11, 9-7 Conference USA) while Trejon Jacob scored 13. Osaghae entered the game as the national leader in blocked shots with 109, averaging 3.89 per game.

The Panthers broke away from a 32-30 halftime lead, holding Charlotte to a season-low 22 points in the second half. The 49ers made just six second-half field goals and shot 23% in the final period.

Osaghae scored nine points as FIU opened the second half with a 17-2 run to put the game out of reach.

Jahmir Young led the 49ers (15-12, 9-7) with 14 points and Jordan Shepherd added 11. Amidou Bamba had eight points and eight rebounds.

The Panthers evened the season series against the 49ers with the win. Charlotte defeated Florida International 75-49 on Jan. 25. Florida International plays Louisiana Tech on the road on Wednesday. Charlotte matches up against North Texas at home on Wednesday.

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Leaders

Florida International PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
E. Lovett 0 0 0 1 0 0
O. Osaghae 19 0 1 12 1 4
Charlotte PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
B. Williams 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Young 14 0 1 3 3 1

Team Comparison

FlInt Charl
Points For 67 52
Field Goals 29/60-48% 18/51-35%
Three Pointers 6/18-33% 2/16-12%
Free Throws 3/3-100% 14/18-78%
Offensive Rebounds 11 10
Defensive Rebounds 22 16
Rebounds 35 27
Blocks 5 4
Steals 9 9
Turnovers 15 13
Personal Fouls 20 9
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Series Tied 1-1

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Sat Jan 25 FlInt 49 @ Charl 75 I. Banks 1 T. Bertram 3
Sun Mar 1 FlInt 67 @ Charl 52 I. Banks 2 C. Robb 2

Game Information

Stadium: Dale F. Halton Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Attendance: 3,116
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