NCAA Men's Basketball

Beard Jr. carries FIU past North Texas 69-59

MIAMI (AP) Brian Beard Jr. scored 22 points as Florida International defeated North Texas 69-59 on Saturday. Antonio Daye added 20 points for the Panthers.

Beard Jr. hit 6 of 8 3-pointers.

Devon Andrews had 15 points for Florida International (16-11, 7-7 Conference USA). Osasumwen Osaghae added 3 points, seven rebounds and five blocks.

Florida International scored 24 points in the second half, a season low for the team.

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Updated February 16, 2019