Scores

Final

NKU 54

(4-11, 2-5 A-Sun)

FGCU 73

(13-8, 5-3 A-Sun)

    5:15 PM ET, January 19, 2013

    Alico Arena, Fort Myers, Florida

    1 2 T
    NKU 23 3154
    FGGU 43 3073

    Top Performers

    Northern Kentucky: E. Jones 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast

    Florida Gulf Coast: S. Brown 29 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Florida Gulf Coast 73, Northern Kentucky 54

    Associated Press

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NKU
    FGGU
    Points 54 73
    FG Made-Attempted 18-54 (.333) 26-52 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-29 (.345) 12-27 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 9-11 (.818)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 20

    2012-13 Season

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