Mavin, Diaz lead FIU over Charlotte 78-70
Mavin reached 1,000 career points with FIU's first basket, 1:26 into the game. He scored 19 points in the first half as the Panthers took a 44-31 lead.
The Panthers used four straight 3-pointers to build their lead to 18, 69-51, with 9:46 left but didn't score again for over six minutes as the 49ers cut the advantage to 69-64 with 4:07 remaining. The margin was six points with a minute to go before Williams scored the final basket of the game.