Scores

Final

North Florida 63

(13-19, 8-10 A-Sun)

FGCU 73

(22-10, 13-5 A-Sun)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    2:30 PM ET, March 6, 2013

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 T
    UNF 27 3663
    FGCU 29 4473

    Top Performers

    North Florida: P. Smith 29 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Florida Gulf Coast: C. Fieler 22 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Florida Gulf Coast 73, North Florida 63

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Chase Fieler scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Florida Gulf Coast to a 73-63 win over North Florida on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament.

    Bernard Thompson finished with 18 points for the Eagles (22-10, 14-5), who will face either Stetson-East Tennessee State in the semifinals. Sherwood Brown had 14 points and seven rebounds.

    Florida Gulf Coast's lead was cut to 52-50 when North Florida's David Jeune made a layup with 9:04 left in the second half. But the Ospreys (13-19, 8-11) were unable to pull closer, as the Eagles later went on a 9-0 run -- all scored by Thompson -- to build enough cushion for the victory.

    Thompson converted a three-point play, knocked down two jumpers and scored on a layup during the spurt for Florida Gulf Coast, which has won three straight.

    Jibril Smith led North Florida with 29 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNF
    FGCU
    Points 63 73
    FG Made-Attempted 23-55 (.418) 26-66 (.394)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 10

    2012-13 Season

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