E. Tennessee State vs Florida Gulf Coast

Florida Gulf Coast 67, ETSU 43

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Sherwood Brown scored a game-high 17 points to lead Florida Gulf Coast over East Tennessee State 67-43 Thursday night in an Atlantic Sun Conference contest.

Brown also grabbed five boards to become the first Florida Gulf Coast player to total 1,000 points and 500 rebounds.

Eric McKnight had 13 points and Chase Fieler added 12 to help Florida Gulf Coast (17-8, 9-3) win its fifth straight game and clinch a berth in the A-Sun tournament.

Ahead 33-21 at halftime, Brown's basket 30 seconds after the intermission sparked a 21-10 run for the Eagles, capped by Brett Comer's layup to make it 54-31 with 9:03 remaining.

East Tennessee State (7-18, 5-7) shot just 21.2 percent (7 of 33) in the second half and only 22.7 percent (15 of 66) for the game.

Jarvis Jones scored 12 points to lead the Buccaneers, who have now lost three of their last four games.

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Scoreboard
E. Tennessee State (7-18)212243
Florida Gulf Coast (17-8) «333467

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E. Tennessee State Buccaneers
L. Wilson, F271-90-06022
K. Gadsden-Gilliard, F221-60-02122
J. Walton, F202-61-46015
J. Jones, G334-193-442212
P. McClain, G211-30-03412
R. Rembert322-80-02026
H. Harris273-94-670310
M. Stramaglia141-60-02012
T. Halvorsen40-02-31002
Totals 15-6610-174571443
 22.7%58.8% 
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles
S. Brown, F346-122-251017
C. Fieler, F235-81-272012
E. McKnight, F236-81-160313
B. Thompson, G314-100-07318
B. Comer, G262-61-221235
F. Cvjeticanin171-62-25024
D. Graf171-20-01132
E. Murray151-32-23034
C. Varidel60-12-21012
A. Blessig40-00-00000
M. Blake20-00-00000
L. Livingston20-10-01010
Totals 26-5711-1341191767
 45.6%84.6% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU12-226-885
Lipscomb11-320-13189
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
Jacksonville5-917-16291
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Stetson3-1111-21328
 
Other games
IND 72 Final
ILL 74
NCST 85 Final
DUKE 98
MIZZ 68 Final
TXAM 70
COLO 48 Final
ORE 47
PEP 56 Final
GONZ 82