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King has 25 points, Middle Tenn. beats FGCU 85-72

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Nick King had 25 points and seven rebounds to help lead Middle Tennessee to an 85-72 win over Florida Gulf Coast on Tuesday night.

King was 7 of 12 from the floor and made all 10 free throws offered. Tyrik Dixon had the first Middle Tennessee double-double of the season, making 12 points while hauling down 10 rebounds. He also had six assists.

Middle Tennessee (4-1) sprinted to a 24-9 advantage and went into halftime leading 47-29. The Eagles opened the second period with a 13-5 surge to close to 52-42 after Christian Carlyle drilled a trey with 15:37 left. The Blue Raiders answered with 15-9 run to go up 69-52 midway in the second half. The Eagles were unable to match it and Middle Tennessee coasted to its second straight win.

Brandon Goodwin had 20 points and Zach Johnson added 18 for Florida Gulf Coast (2-2).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo FGCU 2-2 294372
home team logo Middle Tenn. 4-1 473885
Team Stats
away team logo FGCU 2-2 71.3 PPG 35.8 RPG 14.0 APG
home team logo Middle Tenn. 4-1 66.9 PPG 41.5 RPG 11.0 APG
Key Players
11
S. Casimir 14.1 PPG 2.6 RPG 2.4 APG 48.0 FG%
55
A. Green 17.9 PPG 4.0 RPG 1.6 APG 37.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB