On Sunday, Florida International visits Mitchell Center to take on South Alabama. The game tips off at 5:05 EST. The Golden Panthers fell to the Jaguars 79-68 on December 1st and are 3-6 against them over the last four years.
Florida International is in 4th place in the Sun Belt and trying to catch South Alabama who holds down 2nd place.
In an 80-75 triumph over Louisiana on January 24th, Jerome Frink put up 20 points and 7 rebounds for the Golden Panthers. He is averaging 10.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. For the Jaguars, Augustine Rubit finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds in the 65-57 win over Western Kentucky on January 24th. He leads the team in points with 19.4 per game and rebounds with 10.8 per game. Areas of strength for South Alabama include: free throw rate at 43.1 and offensive rebounding percentage at 37.3.
StatSmack! Florida International is better than South Alabama
Property crime happens more often per capita in Mobile so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Miami -- according to the FBI).
We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Florida International has come back to win after being down at half against South Alabama 3 times since 1998.
At least you keep showing up. Florida International has an average margin of victory of 8 over South Alabama in 10 wins since 1982.