Utah Valley edges Florida International 95-92

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OREM, Utah (AP)—Isiah Williams scored 26 points as Utah Valley fended off Florida International for a 95-92 victory Tuesday night.

Holton Hunsaker added 25 and Jordan Swarbrick 23 for the Wolverines (6-7). Geddes Robinson had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Alex Legion led the Panthers (5-7) with 22 points, including six 3-pointers. DeJuan Wright added 18, Phil Gary 17 and Eric Frederick and Cameron Bell 11 apiece.

Utah Valley shot 53.4 percent (31 of 58) and 45.5 percent (10 of 22) on 3-pointers. FIU was not much worse at 49.2 and 43.3 percent, respectively.

Williams’ 3-pointer broke a 19-19 tie and gave the Wolverines the lead for good. The Panthers pulled within 81-78 with 5:15 left but no closer until Frederick’s 3-pointer with 5 seconds left made it 95-92.

FIU had one last chance when Jeremy Allen stole the ball at half-court. His shot nearly banked in.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Florida Intl.
Alex Legion Alex Legion
8-15,  22 Pts
8 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Utah Valley
Holton Hunsaker Holton Hunsaker
7-14,  25 Pts
1 Rebs, 7 Assists

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