- Associated Press - Sunday, December 21, 2014

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Yolonzo Moore II had 19 points, five assists and four steals to help Hartford roll to an 82-69 victory over Florida International on Sunday.

Taylor Dyson scored 16 points, Mark Nwakamma had 15, Corban Wroe 12 and Wes Cole chipped in 11 for Hartford, which shot 13 of 34 from long range.

Dyson hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points as Hartford (7-5) jumped out to a 21-8 lead in the first 6 ½ minutes and led 42-31 at the break.

FIU pulled within 56-53 with 9:41 remaining, but did not get closer. Hartford answered with a 12-4 surge, capped by back-to-back 3’s by Cole and Moore, to stretch its lead to 68-57 with 5:23 left.

Adrian Diaz scored 29 points on 13-of-14 shooting, and Dominique Williams and Ray Rodriguez added 11 points for FIU (6-6).

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