November 16, 2009
Three games into his college coaching career, Isiah Thomas was already asking for mercy. Midway through the second half of Florida International's 81-49 loss at Tulsa on Sunday, Thomas motioned toward his counterpart as if to ask when he'd take his starters out. A few minutes later, he got vocal with his request, shouting a few words in the direction of Golden Hurricane coach Doug Wojcik . At that point, FIU (0-3) was down 63-25 with 8 minutes, 59 seconds to play after being outscored 27-5 to start the second half.