Maine vs Fla Gulf Coast

Florida Gulf Coast 84, Maine 72


FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Christophe Varidel had 20 points off the bench to lead five double-figure scorers for Florida Gulf Coast in an 84-72 win against Maine on Thursday night.

Bernard Thompson added 15 points and Dante Holmes 12, while Chase Fieler notched his first career double-double with 11 points and 11 boards for the Eagles (5-7). Brett Comer also chipped in with 10 points.

Varidel knocked down a trio of 3-pointers while going a perfect 7-for-7 at the foul line for the Eagles, who have won back-to-back games.

FGCU shot 30-for-37 from the charity stripe (81.1 percent) compared to an 11-for-20 night (55 percent) for the Black Bears. Entering the game, the Eagles' season-high for free throws was 19.

The Eagles turned 13 offensive rebounds into a 20-11 edge on second chance points.

Gerald McLemore led Maine (6-5) with a game-high 26 points.

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Maine Black Bears
M. Allison, F311-50-48112
A. Fraser, F183-42-35058
G. McLemore, G388-223-423426
J. Edwards, G292-80-23354
A. Rogers, G142-20-01244
R. Singleton313-104-424412
S. Chetinov182-40-14034
K. Cato123-50-04018
X. Pollard71-22-21334
J. McAllian20-10-00000
Totals 25-6311-2033163072
Fla Gulf Coast
C. Fieler, F283-84-4115311
E. Murray, F161-33-32045
D. Holmes, G335-82-450312
B. Comer, G301-47-857110
B. Thompson, G283-77-990215
C. Varidel265-97-743220
K. Cantinol223-60-11016
F. Cvjeticanin142-30-12005
E. Rolax30-10-00000
Totals 23-4930-3741151684
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