Brian Beard Jr. had 18 points and five steals for Florida International (15-11, 6-7 Conference USA). Antonio Daye Jr. added 10 points and five steals. Osasumwen Osaghae had two points and six blocks for the hosts.
Florida International finishes out the regular season against North Texas at home on Saturday. Rice finishes out the regular season against Florida Atlantic on the road on Saturday.