|College Insider Tournament - Florida International vs Texas State Final: 87-81 - Recap|
Devon Andrews went off for 29 points and added 4 rebounds leading Florida International over Texas State, 87-81, on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum.
Florida International won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +5.5-point spread as underdogs.
Brian Beard Jr. had 29 points for Florida International and Trejon Jacob chipped in with 7 points. Antonio Daye had 3 assists for them, while Osasumwen Osaghae was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Texas State got a 27-point performance from Tre'Larenz Nottingham, who was supported by 16 points from Jaylen Shead. Jaylen Shead had 3 assists in a losing cause for Texas State, while Shelby Adams grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Florida International were victorious, as the score was 44-41 at the break.
Texas State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-32.