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FGCU 68

(9-5, 1-0 A-Sun)

Kennesaw State 59

(1-12, 0-1 A-Sun)

    5:00 PM ET, December 31, 2012

    KSU Convocation Center, Kennesaw, Georgia

    1 2 T
    FGCU 35 3368
    KENN 36 2359

    Top Performers

    Florida Gulf Coast: S. Brown 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Kennesaw State: D. Love 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Florida Gulf Coast 68, Kennesaw St. 59

    Associated Press

    KENNESAW, Ga. -- Sherwood Brown scored 19 points as Florida Gulf Coast squandered an early lead, then rallied to defeat Kennesaw State 68-59 Monday in the Atlantic Sun Conference opener for both teams.

    The Owls (1-12), who have lost 11 straight, led most of the second half and were ahead 50-48 with 7:13 left.

    The Eagles (9-5) then held Kennesaw State without a field goal while building a 62-53 lead. Delbert Love broke the Owls' drought with a 3-pointer with 1:33 to go, but Florida Gulf Coast made 6 of 8 free throws down the stretch to win.

    The Eagles, who have won three of their past four, jumped out to a 21-5 lead at the 11:44 mark.

    The Owls (1-12) fought back, scoring the last eight points of the first half to lead 36-35 at the break.

    Love's 16 points led Kennesaw State and Aaron Anderson had 10 points and 13 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FGCU
    KENN
    Points 68 59
    FG Made-Attempted 20-43 (.465) 19-50 (.380)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 5-20 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 16-24 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 5

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