RUSTON, La. (AP) — Amorie Archibald scored 17 points, and his go-ahead basket with 2-1/2 minutes remaining help send Louisiana Tech to a 60-57 win over Florida International on Thursday night.
Antonio Daye Jr. missed a 3-point attempt for the Panthers at the buzzer. The Bulldogs (18-7, 9-4 Conference USA) broke Florida International’s three-game win streak while ending their own two-game skid.
Mubarak Muhammed had 10 points for Louisiana Tech and JaColby Pemberton added seven rebounds.
Devon Andrews had 22 points for the Panthers (17-9, 8-5). Isaiah Banks added 13 points and Osasumwen Osaghae grabbed 11 rebounds with five blocks.