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FIU falls short against UMass

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Something had to give. Both Florida International and Massachusetts entered Saturday’s game with 0-2 records. One of these teams had to come away with their first win of the season. In the end, it was the Minutemen, who topped the Golden Panthers 21-13 in Amherst, Massachusetts. After two blowout losses to Big 10 teams Indiana and Maryland, FIU was in this game to the end. But a key late turnover doomed their chances to win. Quarterback Alex McGough threw three…

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FIU goes 0-2 against the Big 10 to start the season

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The Florida International Golden Panthers wanted to make a splash early in the season. By taking on two Big 10 teams at home in their first two games, Coach Ron Turner was hoping to gain at least one win to earn some respect and give his players a boost. Things did not turn out like Turner hoped as FIU fell to 0-2 following Friday night’s 41-14 drubbing at the hands of the Maryland Terps. They lost to Indiana last Thursday…

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Miami gets by Gators; UCF defeats UMass

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The No. 17 Miami Hurricanes defeated their in-state rival Florida Gators, 66-55 on Tuesday night at Bank United Center in Coral Gables. While neither team shot well, the Hurricanes were more effective behind the three-point line to help them earn their eighth win of the season against one loss. The Gators trailed by only 25-24 with 2:44 left in the half, but Miami scored the final 8 points of the half to take a 33-24 lead into the locker room.…

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