Northern Kentucky vs Florida Gulf Coast

Florida Gulf Coast 73, Northern Kentucky 54

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Sherwood Brown scored a career-high 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Florida Gulf Coast to a 73-54 win over Northern Kentucky on Saturday.

The 6-foot-4 Brown became the first Florida Gulf Coast player to record a double-double in four straight games. The Eagles (13-8, 5-3 Atlantic Sun Conference) snapped a two-game losing streak.

Florida Gulf Coast held the Norse to 29.2 percent shooting (7 of 24) from the floor in the first half to claim a 43-23 halftime lead. Brown, who made of 11 of 17 from the floor and knocked down five 3-pointers, scored 16 points in the first half.

Christophe Varidel finished with 12 points and Chase Fieler added 10 for the Eagles, who shot 50 percent (26 of 52) for the game.

Eshaunte Jones scored 22 points for Northern Kentucky (4-11, 2-5), which has lost two straight. Ernest Watson had 12 points and 10 rebounds.

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Northern Kentucky (4-11)233154
Florida Gulf Coast (13-8) «433073

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Northern Kentucky Norse
E. Watson, F365-122-3103112
N. Snodgrass, G272-60-02406
E. Faulkner, G150-10-01210
C. Jackson, G130-10-03110
T. White, G30-10-00010
E. Jones366-185-772122
T. Johnson332-70-01335
J. Flournoy201-51-21024
A. Monaco91-20-02013
J. Staley81-10-22102
Totals 18-548-1432161154
 33.3%57.1% 
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles
C. Fieler, F253-62-251310
E. McKnight, F153-30-03056
S. Brown, G2911-172-2101129
B. Comer, G221-24-43306
B. Thompson, G213-91-33328
D. Graf210-00-03300
C. Varidel214-100-012212
F. Cvjeticanin190-20-04110
E. Murray180-20-00120
A. Blessig50-00-00010
L. Livingston31-10-00002
M. Blake10-00-00000
Totals 26-529-1136151773
 50%81.8% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oakland14-425-9109
Valparaiso14-424-971
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Ill.-Chicago7-1117-19250
Detroit6-128-23288
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Milwaukee4-1411-24258

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU12-226-885
Lipscomb11-320-13189
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
Jacksonville5-917-16291
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Stetson3-1111-21328
 
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