Cayla Bush//Editor in Chief The men’s basketball team opened the 2016-2017 season with a 76-57 win over Florida Memorial University, on Veteran’s Day. Though the…
The Blazers were able to pull away, however, as the Panthers shot 38.7 percent from the field. At the final buzzer, the Blazers defeated FIU 77-60.
The Panthers were dominated on the boards: FIU surrendered a season-high 20 offensive rebounds and 22 second chance points. This disappointing effort comes two days after the Charlotte 49ers out-hustled the Panthers as well, redeeming 17 second effort points in the process.