FIU 23, Troy 20, OT
Kedrick Rhodes rushed 30 times for 172 yards and Wesley Carrol was 20 of 37 for 286 yards and two touchdowns to lead FIU.
FIU (5-3, 2-2 Sun Belt) won only its second game ever against Troy (2-5, 1-3). Four turnovers hurt the Panthers' chances of taking control of the game after holding a 10-point lead late in the third quarter.
Tony Davis returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown that capped the Trojans' 13-0 run that gave them a 20-17 lead with 52 seconds left in the third quarter.
Griffin's 20-yard field goal with 3:31 left tied the game at 20.
FIU outgained Troy 522-299 in total yards and controlled time of possession, 36:39-23:21. However, the Panthers turned the ball over three times and trailed until two third-quarter touchdowns by Carroll gave them the lead.
Carroll connected with Wayne Times on a 76-yard touchdown pass play that gave the Panthers a 10-7 lead with 10:42 remaining. On a third-and-21, he hit a wide-open Jacob Younger for a 43-yard touchdown pass that gave the Panthers a 17-7 lead with 6:31 left in the third quarter.
Shawn Southward's 3-yard touchdown cut FIU's lead to 17-13. He finished with 52 yards rushing on eight carries.