Galindo scores 19 as Fla. International beats Fla. Atlantic 72-66
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP)—Alex Galindo scored a game-high 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Florida International to a 72-66 win over Florida Atlantic on Wednesday.
Russell Hicks added 16 points for Florida International (9-16, 6-9 Sun Belt Conference) and Chris Fuller finished with 11.
Florida International led 32-27 at halftime. The Owls’ only lead of the night, 33-32, came after scoring the first six points of the second half.
Paul Graham III finished with 18 points for Florida Atlantic (12-16, 6-9) and Nikola Gacesa had 16 points.
Carlos Monroe and Jeff Parmer scored 15 and 14 points, respectively.