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Alcorn State vs Florida Gulf Coast

Florida Gulf Coast 50, Alcorn St. 48

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Chase Fieler scored 16 points and Florida Gulf Coast made 2 of 4 free throws in the last minute to hold off Alcorn State 50-48 Wednesday night.

The Eagles (3-2) led 26-15 at intermission of the Battle 4 Atlantis game, but the Braves (1-4) chipped away, taking a 37-36 lead with 9:18 remaining.

The game was tied five times in the second half, with Josh Nicholas hitting two Alcorn State free throws with 1:11 left to make it 48-48.

After Sherwood Brown made the front end of a 1-and-1 with 58 seconds remaining, the Braves' Anthony Evans missed a 3-pointer.

Christophe Varidel, who finished with 10 points, also hit the first of two foul shots for Florida Gulf Coast, then Evans missed another 3-point attempt at the buzzer.

Evans had 19 points, making 3 of 12 from long range.

Florida Gulf Coast scored 23 points off 20 Alcorn State turnovers.

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Alcorn State Braves
J. Nicholas, F270-04-67054
M. Starks, F100-00-01020
A. Evans, G398-170-030219
L. Luckett, G335-133-741313
A. Nieves, G333-110-07436
S. Raquil211-10-07112
D. Hampton161-42-23014
J. Hester160-00-02030
T. Hunt40-10-00000
M. Myles10-00-00000
M. Sanders00-10-00000
Totals 18-489-154062048
 37.5%60% 
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles
C. Fieler, F335-146-751116
E. McKnight, F312-92-48056
S. Brown, G353-81-47317
B. Thompson, G332-53-52207
B. Comer, G221-30-12442
C. Varidel214-81-230210
E. Murray130-30-02040
D. Graf111-20-01012
L. Livingston10-00-00000
A. Blessig00-00-01000
Totals 18-5213-2335101850
 34.6%56.5% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Alabama St.0-03-5237
Southern U.0-03-9270
Grambling0-02-7253
Texas So.0-02-8138
Ark.-PB0-02-9195
Jackson St.0-02-10298
Alabama A&M0-01-7297
Alcorn St.0-01-9325
Miss. Val.0-01-10304
Prairie View0-01-10287

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU0-09-285
S.C. Upstate0-09-4152
No. Florida0-07-5156
Northern Kentucky0-05-6198
Lipscomb0-05-7278
Kennesaw St.0-04-8251
Jacksonville0-04-9345
Stetson0-03-9337
 
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