Toledo vs Fla Gulf Coast

Florida Gulf Coast 83, Toledo 80


FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Eddie Murray scored 11 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and Florida Gulf Coast used strong shooting to beat Toledo 83-80 Thursday night.

Christophe Varidel, Bernard Thompson and Dante Holmes added 16 points each for the Eagles (4-7). Chase Fieler chipped in 10 points for Florida Gulf Coast, which shot 50.8 percent (31 of 61).

The Rockets (7-5) shot 45.2 percent from the field (28 of 62) but were just 13 of 21 from the free-throw line.

Toledo led 77-76 with 2:39 remaining but, after Brett Comer hit a pair of free throws to put Florida Gulf Coast back on top, the Rockets couldn't force a 14th lead change.

Dante Holmes made both his foul shots to put the Eagles up for good, 80-82, with 1:02 left, and Toledo went 0 of 3 from 3-point range the rest of the way.

Julius Brown paced the Rockets with 29 points.

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Toledo Rockets
D. Dear, F132-31-24035
J. Brown, G3810-152-327329
D. Buckley, G356-110-023316
R. Pearson, G305-161-2122411
R. Holliday, G221-20-03012
C. Dennis273-116-852312
M. Smith251-23-64025
R. Majerle100-20-02200
Totals 28-6213-2137161980
Fla Gulf Coast
E. Murray, F364-73-5142211
C. Fieler, F234-71-540410
B. Comer, G323-83-42719
B. Thompson, G326-132-414016
D. Holmes, G236-113-310416
C. Varidel326-101-243116
F. Cvjeticanin162-40-00115
E. Rolax60-10-02030
Totals 31-6113-2334171683
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E. Michigan0-04-0110
C. Michigan0-03-1294
N. Illinois0-02-2345
W. Michigan0-02-3265
Ball St.0-01-4227

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