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Final

Alcorn State 48

(1-4, 0-3 away)

FGCU 50

(3-2, 3-0 home)

    7:05 PM ET, November 21, 2012

    Alico Arena, Fort Myers, Florida

    1 2 T
    ALCN 15 3348
    FGGU 26 2450

    Top Performers

    Alcorn State: A. Evans 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl

    Florida Gulf Coast: C. Fieler 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Florida Gulf Coast 50, Alcorn St. 48

    Associated Press

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Chase Fieler scored 16 points and Florida Gulf Coast made 2 of 4 free throws in the last minute to hold off Alcorn State 50-48 Wednesday night.

    The Eagles (3-2) led 26-15 at intermission of the Battle 4 Atlantis game, but the Braves (1-4) chipped away, taking a 37-36 lead with 9:18 remaining.

    The game was tied five times in the second half, with Josh Nicholas hitting two Alcorn State free throws with 1:11 left to make it 48-48.

    After Sherwood Brown made the front end of a 1-and-1 with 58 seconds remaining, the Braves' Anthony Evans missed a 3-pointer.

    Christophe Varidel, who finished with 10 points, also hit the first of two foul shots for Florida Gulf Coast, then Evans missed another 3-point attempt at the buzzer.

    Evans had 19 points, making 3 of 12 from long range.

    Florida Gulf Coast scored 23 points off 20 Alcorn State turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALCN
    FGGU
    Points 48 50
    FG Made-Attempted 18-48 (.375) 18-52 (.346)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-17 (.176) 1-14 (.071)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 13-23 (.565)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 11

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