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FGCU clinches A-Sun title with 88-71 win over SC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) RaySean Scott scored a career-high 21 points and Florida Gulf Coast became the first team in the country this season to clinch a league title, beating South Carolina Upstate 88-71 on Saturday.

FGCU (20-8, 11-0 Atlantic Sun) roared back from a 44-29 halftime deficit and outscored the Spartans 59-27 after halftime on 73-percent shooting. The Eagles, winners of 13 straight, shot 24 of 33 after intermission while USC Upstate was 9 of 34 after the break.

Jure Span's 3-pointer with 18:19 left put the Spartans ahead 47-33 before FGCU went on an 8-0 run in a little more than two minutes. Deion Holmes' layup with 13:35 left put the Spartans up 51-46 but went scoreless for more than four minutes. Zach Johnson's 3-point play gave the Eagles a 53-51 lead they'd never surrender.

Brandon Goodwin scored 19 and Johnson and Christian Terrell each scored 14 for FGCU.

Mike Cunningham scored 26 for USC Upstate (7-21, 2-9). Holmes added 16 and Ramel Thompkins 13.

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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 20-8 295988
home team logo S.C. Upstate 7-21 442771
Team Stats
away team logo FGCU 20-8 71.3 PPG 35.8 RPG 14.0 APG
home team logo S.C. Upstate 7-21 67.8 PPG 36 RPG 13.6 APG
Key Players
11
S. Casimir 14.1 PPG 2.6 RPG 2.4 APG 48.0 FG%
0
M. Moore 15.8 PPG 6.9 RPG 2.3 APG 45.9 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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