|School Name:||Florida International University|
|Arena:||Ocean Bank Convocation Center|
|Head coach:||Jeremy Ballard|
Florida International University, commonly known as FIU, is a public research university with its main campus in University Park in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. Florida International University is a Comprehensive Doctoral Research University with very high research activity as determined by the Carnegie Foundation. FIU is also the youngest university to be awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the country's oldest and most distinguished academic honor society. FIU is one of only 78 universities nationwide to hold both designations.
The sports teams at Florida International University are known as the FIU Panthers. The Panthers participate in the NCAA's Division I and in Conference USA. They made the NCAA Tournament once in 1995, losing to UCLA in the first round.