Fla Gulf Coast vs Kennesaw State

Florida Gulf Coast 62, Kennesaw State 55


KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - Freshman Bernard Thompson scored 18 of his season-high 22 points in the second half as Florida Gulf Coast defeated Kennesaw State 62-55 Wednesday night for the Eagles' first road win of the season.

Florida Gulf Coast (6-8, 2-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) has won three of its last four.

The Owls (3-12, 0-4) led by five early and 27-25 at the break. The game was tied for the eighth time at 39 with 13:21 remaining, then Thompson hit a 3-pointer and a jumper and Brett Comer made two free throws for a seven-point Eagles cushion.

Kennesaw State got within three twice, the second time at 54-51 with 2:05 left. Thompson and Christophe Varidel made four free throws apiece to seal the win.

Spencer Dixon and Aaron Anderson had 17 points apiece for the Owls. Markeith Cummings, who averaged a team-high 17.2 points per game, scored only five points in 38 minutes.

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Fla Gulf Coast
E. Murray, F315-92-220112
C. Fieler, F231-21-25343
B. Comer, G350-33-63813
D. Holmes, G303-60-24027
B. Thompson, G276-75-622422
C. Varidel231-54-41017
F. Cvjeticanin151-60-01003
K. Cantinol111-10-25012
E. Rolax51-20-01003
Totals 19-4115-2426131462
Kennesaw State Owls
A. Anderson, F347-93-471317
B. Dawson, F240-22-20032
S. Dixon, G396-130-023117
D. Love, G394-111-435412
M. Cummings, G382-71-36415
A. Osemhen111-10-01022
R. Henry70-00-02000
M. Sabic50-00-00000
N. Turner30-10-00100
Totals 20-447-1324141455

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Other games
MU 70 Final
DUKE 73 Final
Temple 78
EKY 67 Final
K-State 49 Final
Kansas 67
Syracuse 87 Final