UPCOMING HOME GAMES/MATCHES
Men's Basketball -- Thursday, vs. Louisiana Tech, 7 p.m.
Men's Basketball -- Saturday, vs. Southern Mississippi, 7 p.m.
Not included above: the four soccer matches at FIU Stadium involving Colombian club teams America de Cali, Deportivo Cali, Deportivo Independiente Medellin and Atletico Nacional. Wednesday, Cali and Medellin get it on at 6 with Nacional and America at 9. Saturday, Medellin and Nacional play at 4, America and Cali play at 7.
When it comes to athletic department dollars, there's an interesting contrast with South Florida's mid-majors -- Florida Atlantic gets donations and FIU strikes deals. The press conference announcing this deal is Tuesday, 4:30 p.m., at the Stadium Club.