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After season-ending loss, FIU looks to 2017

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Things started miserably this season for the Florida International Panthers. After an 0-4 start, Coach Ron Turner was let go and replaced by Defensive Coordinator Ron Cooper on an interim basis. Cooper coached his final game on Saturday, a 42-28 loss at Old Dominion. Despite the setback, there are some positive things to point toward in 2017. After the rough beginning, the Panthers responded to Cooper, winning their next three games. Saturday’s loss left him with a 4-4 record in…

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FIU’s flawless second half leads to big win over Marshall

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Saturday’s game between the Florida International Panthers and the Marshall Thundering Herd started off as a turnover fest, but it did not end that way. The Panthers used a highly proficient offense in the second half to pull away from Marshall and roll to a 31-14 victory in Miami. After taking the opening kickoff and marching 82 yards in four plays to take a 7-0 lead, quarterback Maurice Alexander threw interceptions in back-to-back possessions. Alexander was playing in place of…

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Western Kentucky smacks down FIU 49-21

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Sometimes there are those games that no matter what, you are not going to win. Such was the case for the Florida International Panthers on Saturday as they were steamrolled by the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 49-21 on Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky. Things got out of hand fairly quickly. After the Hilltoppers scored on their first two possessions, FAU got on the board when Maurice Alexander got into the end zone on a two-yard run. Alexander was starting at quarterback…

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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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