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FGCU advances to title game in Atlantic Sun Tournament

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Brandon Goodwin scored 28 points and top-seeded Florida Gulf Coast defeated Kennesaw State 74-62 on Thursday night, sending the Eagles into the Atlantic Sun Tournament championship game.

The Eagles (25-7), the defending conference tournament champions, will play No. 3 seed North Florida in the title game on Sunday.

Demetris Morant added 14 points and Marc-Eddy Norelia 10 points and 10 rebounds for FGCU, which won its sixth straight and defeated the Owls (14-18) for the 14th consecutive time.

Kendrick Ray made four 3-pointers and scored 27 points for the Owls. Nick Masterson added 16 points.

FGCU made only 3 of 15 from the arc but still shot 54 percent, outscoring the Owls 54-26 in the paint.

The Eagles scored the game's first six points and never trailed, but they didn't break away until a 16-5 run, with seven points from Goodwin, which left them ahead by 17 midway through the second half. The lead remained in double figures.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 3 Kendrick Ray made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Nick Masterson 22.0
  Bad pass turnover on Antravious Simmons 40.0
+ 1 Nick Masterson made 2nd of 2 free throws 53.0
+ 1 Nick Masterson made 1st of 2 free throws 53.0
  Personal foul on Reggie Reid 53.0
  30-second timeout called 1:06
+ 2 Brandon Goodwin made dunk, assist by Zach Johnson 1:09
+ 2 Jordan Jones made jump shot 1:43
+ 2 Marc-Eddy Norelia made dunk 1:59
+ 2 Kendrick Ray made layup 2:23
+ 1 Brandon Goodwin made free throw 2:41
Team Stats
Points 62 74
Field Goals 23-53 (43.4%) 31-57 (54.4%)
3-Pointers 6-14 (42.9%) 3-15 (20.0%)
Free Throws 10-12 (83.3%) 9-10 (90.0%)
Total Rebounds 26 32
Offensive 4 10
Defensive 16 21
Team 6 1
Assists 14 13
Steals 4 9
Blocks 0 5
Turnovers 11 13
Fouls 14 16
Technicals 0 0
27 PTS, 1 REB, 5 AST
28 PTS, 2 REB, 2 AST
12T
away team logo Kennesaw St. 14-18 313162
home team logo FGCU 25-7 344074
Team Stats
away team logo Kennesaw St. 14-18 72.9 PPG 36.5 RPG 15.0 APG
home team logo FGCU 25-7 80.4 PPG 41.5 RPG 15.1 APG
Key Players
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K. Ray G PPG RPG APG FG%
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B. Goodwin G 18.4 PPG 5.7 RPG 4.8 APG 47.6 FG%
Top Scorers
K. Ray G 27 PTS 1 REB 5 AST
B. Goodwin G 28 PTS 2 REB 2 AST
43.4 FG% 54.4
42.9 3PT FG% 20.0
83.3 FT% 90.0
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
K. Ray 38 27 1 5 0 0 2 1 11/24 4/8 1/3 0 1
N. Masterson 35 16 2 4 1 0 1 2 6/7 2/2 2/2 1 1
A. Williams 27 6 6 0 1 0 2 4 1/4 0/0 4/4 1 5
J. Jones 18 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 3
K. Clarke 21 2 3 2 0 0 2 1 1/3 0/0 0/0 1 2
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
K. Ray 38 27 1 5 0 0 2 1 11/24 4/8 1/3 0 1
N. Masterson 35 16 2 4 1 0 1 2 6/7 2/2 2/2 1 1
A. Williams 27 6 6 0 1 0 2 4 1/4 0/0 4/4 1 5
J. Jones 18 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 3
K. Clarke 21 2 3 2 0 0 2 1 1/3 0/0 0/0 1 2
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
J. Nielsen 22 7 1 2 0 0 2 1 2/4 0/1 3/3 1 0
Z. Cameron 13 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 0 3
T. Hooker 19 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 0/5 0/2 0/0 0 1
J. Scott 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0/3 0/1 0/0 0 0
C. Neysmith - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Burnett - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Jankovic - - - - - - - - - - - - -
I. Mbuyamba - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Wilson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 62 20 14 4 0 11 14 23/53 6/14 10/12 4 16
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
B. Goodwin 29 28 2 2 3 0 0 3 11/17 2/6 4/4 0 2
D. Morant 26 14 4 0 1 1 1 2 6/6 0/0 2/2 3 1
M. Norelia 29 10 10 3 0 2 5 1 5/8 0/0 0/0 4 6
Z. Johnson 32 7 4 3 2 0 1 2 3/10 0/3 1/2 2 2
C. Terrell 26 6 4 1 0 0 3 0 3/7 0/2 0/0 0 4
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
B. Goodwin 29 28 2 2 3 0 0 3 11/17 2/6 4/4 0 2
D. Morant 26 14 4 0 1 1 1 2 6/6 0/0 2/2 3 1
M. Norelia 29 10 10 3 0 2 5 1 5/8 0/0 0/0 4 6
Z. Johnson 32 7 4 3 2 0 1 2 3/10 0/3 1/2 2 2
C. Terrell 26 6 4 1 0 0 3 0 3/7 0/2 0/0 0 4
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
R. Tucker 12 5 0 1 0 1 0 1 1/3 1/2 2/2 0 0
A. Simmons 14 4 1 0 1 0 1 3 2/3 0/0 0/0 0 1
K. Mickle 11 0 4 1 1 1 2 3 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 3
R. Reid 20 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0/3 0/2 0/0 0 2
C. Carlyle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0
J. Ko - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Mahoney - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Bleecher - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Feikners - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Scott Jr. - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 74 31 13 9 5 13 16 31/57 3/15 9/10 10 21