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12-7, 6th in C-USA

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida International is parting ways with head coach Anthony Evans, sources told ESPN.

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

I'll be honest, in person this freaks me out.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

With pick No. 100 -- the last piece of the blockbuster trade that sent the No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft to the Rams -- the Titans picked Florida International TE Jonnu Smith. He made headlines when his girlfriend scalded him with boiling water. He's been compared to Delanie Walker and the Titans are in need of a second, versatile tight end after the free-agent departure of Anthony Fasano who went to Miami as a free agent. Out of four picks, he's the third that will be catching passes from Marcus Mariota.

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Middle Tennessee is down 28-13 at home against 6-23 Florida International. BPI had Middle Tennessee as a 98.2 percent favorite. If FIU wins, it would be the biggest upset in a game between D-I teams this season and the 3rd biggest in the last 10 seasons according to BPI.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama graduate transfer Michael Kessens told ESPN he has committed to Florida International. Immediately eligible.

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FIU signs marketing deal with Van Wagner

Florida International is the first college to sign a multimedia rights contract with Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment. The seven-year contract was announced Monday.

Regrade: Thomas hire a mess

NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas' coaching hire at Florida International in 2009 was no doubt a disaster. Instead of making the program relevant, the Golden Panthers went 26-65 during Thomas' three-year tenure. Looking back, the hire earned Jeff Goodman's only F grade. Goodman: Regrading 2009 coaching hires (Insider)

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1325dJeff Goodman

Goodman: Regrading 2009 coaching hires

It's been six years since the coaching carousel took a spin in 2009, a class that included John Calipari, Josh Pastner and Sean Miller. How have all 32 hires panned out?

1889dAndy Katz

FIU pulls Taylor from game over NBA draft rule

Florida International guard Raymond Taylor was pulled from the team's game against Bethune-Cookman Thursday to allow the school to investigate further whether he's eligible after withdrawing from the 2012 NBA draft after the NCAA deadline of April 10.

1974dJeff Goodman

Buckles denied transfer to play for Gophers

Former Louisville forward Rakeem Buckles, who sat out last season at Florida International, will not be allowed to follow Richard Pitino to Minnesota, multiple sources told ESPN.

2059dMatt Giles

Ex-Rutgers big leaning to Minnesota?

We wrote earlier that Minnesota, through the hiring of Dan McHale (Seton Hall) and Kimani Young (FIU by way of New Heights AAU program and St. John's) was targeting prospects from the NYC-area.

2121dAndy Katz

3-point shot: No hurry on NBA decisions

1. The NCAA's random date of April 16 to declare for the NBA draft isn't pressuring a number of players into making quick decisions. Coaches are now savvy to the date as being meaningless.

2148dCorey Dowlar

FSU offer came as a surprise to Johnson

It doesn't always take a lot of communication to precede an offer in today's college football recruiting world. Such was the case on Wednesday with Mike Johnson (Clearwater, Fla.

2151dCorey Dowlar

DL McBride lands big offer

Montel McBride (Plant City, Fla./Plant City) and his coach thought something like this might happen.After going to a couple camps, the 6-foot-4, 305-pound lineman was starting to get noticed.

2267dRadi Nabulsi

Watch List ATH Terry Googer keeps ticking

DECATUR, Ga. -- ESPN Watch List wide receiver Terry Googer (College Park, Ga./Woodward Academy) will need some heavy-duty bleach to get the grass, dirt and blood stains out of his white uniform after last Friday’s game against Cedar Grove (Ga.

2279dESPN.com staff

ESPN.com's Sun Belt preview

Before getting to the Blue Ribbon team-by-team previews for the Sun Belt, read Dana O'Neil's profile of new Florida International coach Richard Pitino, Myron Medcalf's look at North Texas' nonconference schedule and Western Kentucky's place in ESPN.


Blue Ribbon: FIU

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2012-13 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Team Stats

Points Per Game88.3
Rebounds Per Game36.8
Assists Per Game15.5
Points Allowed81.6344th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-1
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances1