Scores

Final

FGCU 86

(5-3, 1-3 away)

Samford 62

(1-7, 1-2 home)

8:00 PM ET, November 28, 2012

Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

1 2 T
FGCU 34 5286
SAM 24 3862

Top Performers

Florida Gulf Coast: B. Thompson 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

Samford: J. Beckham 10 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

Florida Gulf Coast 86, Samford 62

Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Sherwood Brown scored 22 points and Bernard Thompson added 21 points and eight rebounds as Florida Gulf Coast beat Samford 86-62 Wednesday night in nonconference action.

Chase Fieler chipped in with 10 points and nine rebounds, and Filip Cvjeticanin added 12 points off the bench for Florida Gulf Coast (5-3).

Florida Gulf Coast took a commanding lead early opening the game on a 20-5 run. The Eagles led at halftime 34-24.

Samford (1-7) would get within 8 points in the second half, 34-26, but the Eagles would push the lead to double figures for the rest of the game.

Florida Gulf Coast shot 57.1 percent (16 for 28) in the second half to blow out Samford.

The Eagles dominated the Bulldogs on the glass, outrebounding Samford 44-25 for the game.

Raijon Kelly led the Bulldogs with 13 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FGCU
SAM
Points 86 62
FG Made-Attempted 29-56 (.518) 23-55 (.418)
3P Made-Attempted 10-18 (.556) 4-21 (.190)
FT Made-Attempted 18-24 (.750) 12-19 (.632)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 25 0

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