Troy defeats Florida International 84-68

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MIAMI (AP)—Brandon Hazzard scored 29 points to lead Troy past Florida International 84-68 on Saturday night.

The Trojans (9-7, 4-1 Sun Belt Conference) outscored the Golden Panthers 13-2 in the first 2:34 of the game and never trailed. Hazzard scored seven points, and Antywan Jones and Richard Delk each hit 3-pointers during the run.

Hazzard, who shot 11 of 17 from the field and 6-for-10 from 3-point range, surpassed 1,000 career points. He is seventh on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,007 points.

Delk’s third 3-pointer of the first half with 11:08 remaining increased Troy’s lead to 25-11. Delk finished with 17 points.

Florida International (5-14, 2-4) could get no closer than 50-42 on Stephon Weaver’s field goal with 15:14 remaining in the second half.

Marvin Roberts led the Golden Panthers with 27 points.

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 Top Performers
Brandon Hazzard Brandon Hazzard
11-17,  29 Pts
0 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Florida Intl.
Marvin Roberts Marvin Roberts
8-16,  27 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists

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