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Johnson scores 17, FGCU beats SC Upstate 75-58

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Zach Johnson had 17 points, on 8-of-11 shooting, and six assists and Dinero Mercurius scored 13 points, including three 3-pointers, to help Florida Gulf Coast beat USC Upstate 75-58 on Thursday night.

Ricky Doyle added 11 points for FGCU (11-8, 2-0 Atlantic Sun).

Michael Gilmore had a 3-point play to highlight a 10-0 run that gave the Eagles a 14-7 midway through the first half and Upstate (5-14, 0-2) trailed the rest of the way. Mercurius scored 11 points during a 14-0 spurt that made it 31-13 and pushed FGCU's lead into double figures for good.

The Eagles led by 21 points at the break and a dunk by Doyle gave them their biggest lead, 71-42, 4:52 remaining.

Avery Diggs had 12 points, Jure Span scored 11 and Malik Moore 10 for the Spartans. Upstate made just 22 of 66 from the field, including 8 of 31 (26 percent) from 3-point range.

The Eagles shot 49 percent (32 of 65) and outrebounded Upstate 47-34.

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Key Players
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Ast. Per Game
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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 S.C. Upstate 5-14 174158
home team logo FGCU 11-8 383775
Team Stats
away team logo S.C. Upstate 5-14 67.8 PPG 36 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo FGCU 11-8 71.3 PPG 35.8 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
0
M. Moore 15.8 PPG 6.9 RPG 2.3 APG 45.9 FG%
11
S. Casimir 14.1 PPG 2.6 RPG 2.4 APG 48.0 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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