Scores

Final

Jacksonville 55

(19-9, 13-6 A-Sun)

FGCU 56

(9-19, 6-12 A-Sun)

    7:30 PM ET, February 24, 2011

    Alico Arena, Fort Myers, Florida

    1 2 T
    JAC 24 3155
    FGCU 27 2956

    Top Performers

    Jacksonville: A. Hardy 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Florida Gulf Coast: S. Brown 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Florida Gulf Coast 56, Jacksonville 55

    Associated Press

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Christophe Varidel made a 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds left to give Florida Gulf Coast a 56-55 win over Jacksonville on Thursday night.

    The freshman's game-winner came after Keith McDougald put the Dolphins up 55-53 with 9.2 seconds to play.

    Varidel finished with nine points, all coming off 3s, as the Eagles (9-19, 6-12 Atlantic Sun Conference) were paced by Sherwood Brown with 18 points. Kevin Cantinol scored 12 points and Anthony Banks added 11 for Florida Gulf Coast, which won its third in a row and first ever over Jacksonville.

    Florida Gulf Coast shot 36.5 percent from the field (23 of 65) and was just 3 of 9 from the free-throw line, but outrebounded the Dolphins 44-27. The Eagles had 19 offensive rebounds, compared to five by Jacksonville, leading to 17 second-chance points.

    Ayron Hardy led the Dolphins (19-9, 13-6) with 12 points and Delwan Graham added 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JAC
    FGCU
    Points 55 56
    FG Made-Attempted 21-48 (.438) 23-63 (.365)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 3-9 (.333)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 9

    2010-11 Season

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