North Florida vs Florida Gulf Coast

Florida Gulf Coast 75, North Florida 73


FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Chase Fieler and Sherwood Brown scored 14 points apiece to help Florida Gulf Coast rally and edge North Florida 75-73 Monday night in an Atlantic Sun Conference game.

Christophe Varidel came off the bench for 13 points, Eric McKnight added 12 and Bernard Thompson 11 for the Eagles (11-6, 3-1), who led 40-29 at halftime but watched North Florida build a 66-60 lead with 6 minutes left to play.

McKnight and Fieler hit back-to-back layups to spark an 11-2 run that put Florida Gulf Coast up 71-68 with 2:31 left.

A Parker Smith 3-pointer tied the game at 71 with 1:45 left to play but Fielder made a layup to put his team ahead 73-71. North Florida (7-10, 2-2) then missed three straight shots - a layup and two 3-pointers -on the same possession before Brown grabbed the rebound.

The senior guard sank 1 of 2 attempts to seal it.

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North Florida Ospreys
D. Jeune, F252-50-08335
T. Wallace, F234-74-450312
P. Smith, G355-147-770120
W. Wilson, G332-30-01934
B. Beech, G325-140-060414
A. Diaz204-82-442310
C. McRoy141-40-01103
C. Naylor81-10-01002
R. Rodriguez71-10-01113
B. Daniels30-10-00000
Totals 25-5813-1539161873
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles
C. Fieler, F327-150-031114
E. McKnight, F284-54-761312
S. Brown, G355-123-1090114
B. Thompson, G345-130-074411
B. Comer, G231-73-67705
D. Graf150-20-01120
C. Varidel135-61-110213
F. Cvjeticanin122-40-00006
E. Murray80-00-00020
Totals 29-6411-2441141575
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.J. Tech0-02-2251
S.C. Upstate0-02-3277
Kennesaw St.0-01-4275
No. Florida0-01-6331
Other games
ND 66 Final
IND 74 Final
PSU 51