Arrested FIU RB Shawndarrius Phillips not going to bowl game
MIAMI (AP) — FIU running back Shawndarrius Phillips will not accompany the team to the Bahamas Bowl this week, following his arrest on a domestic violence charge.
Phillips was arrested Dec. 12, nearly six months after the alleged incident took place.
Morgan throws for 2 TDs and FIU runs all over Umass, 63-24
MIAMI (AP) — James Morgan threw for 207 yards and two touchdowns and Shawndarrius Phillips and Napoleon Maxwell each ran for two more scores as Florida International thrashed UMass, 63-24 on Saturday night.
Phillips scored from four-yards out to open the scoring and scored again from 22-yards out to open the second quarter. Morgan threw both of his touchdown passes in the first half as the Golden Panthers built a 42-10 lead by intermission.
FIU rallies to upend Old Dominion 28-20 behind Morgan
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — James Morgan threw three touchdowns and Florida International rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat Old Dominion 28-20 on Saturday night.
FIU scores 28 unanswered points to defeat W. Kentucky 41-17
MIAMI (AP) — D'Vonte Price returned a fumbled fake punt 38 yards for a TD during a surge of 28 unanswered points that shot FIU past Western Kentucky 41-17 Friday night.
Alex McGough threw for 227 yards with a touchdown to Darius Scott, and Shawndarrius Phillips pounded the ball 69 yards on 17 carries with two TDs for the Panthers (7-4, 5-3 Conference USA).
Borregales kicks 3 FGs, FIU beats Tulane 23-10
MIAMI (AP) — Jose Borregales kicked three field goals, Thomas Owens had six receptions for 152 yards and FIU beat Tulane 23-10 Saturday night.
Borregales, a freshman, connected from 22, 42 and 39 yards and has made 6 of 7 attempts this season. Alex McGough passed for 220 with one touchdown and added 42 yards rushing on three carries, but threw two interceptions.