Scores

Final

N Carolina Cent 68

(4-6, 1-6 away)

FGCU 87

(3-7, 0-2 A-Sun)

    5:15 PM ET, December 21, 2010

    Alico Arena, Fort Myers, Florida

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    NCCU 28 4068
    FGCU 39 4887

    Top Performers

    North Carolina Central: E. Chapman 9 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Florida Gulf Coast: R. Baker 25 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Florida Gulf Coast 87, N.C. Central 68

    Associated Press

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Reed Baker scored 25 points and Anthony Banks added 21 to lead Florida Gulf Coast past North Carolina Central 87-68 on Tuesday.

    FGCU (3-7) finished 34 of 60 from the field (56.7 percent), including 11 for 21 from 3-point range (52.4 percent).

    Marlon Rivera dished out a career-high 12 assists for FGCU, which snapped a six-game losing streak.

    N.C. Central trailed 39-28 at halftime despite going 12 for 25 from the floor (48 percent) in the opening half. FGCU stretched its lead to as many as 26, 75-49, with 6:35 left to play.

    Chase Fieler and Hunter Miller added 11 points apiece for FGCU, which outrebounded N.C. Central 38-23.

    Landon Clement scored 16 points and C.J. Wilkerson added 15 for N.C. Central (4-6), which has lost three in a row after a three-game winning streak.

    N.C. Central has lost by an average of 18.7 points during its three-game losing streak.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NCCU
    FGCU
    Points 68 87
    FG Made-Attempted 25-55 (.455) 34-60 (.567)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 11-21 (.524)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 8-12 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 26

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