Scores

Final

FGCU 81

(16-10, 10-3 A-Sun)

East Tenn St 89

(15-12, 8-6 A-Sun)

7:00 PM ET, February 13, 2014

MSHA Athletic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee

1 2 T
FGCU 32 4981
ETSU 45 4489

Top Performers

Florida Gulf Coast: B. Thompson 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

East Tennessee State: R. Rembert 31 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

ETSU holds on to beat Florida Gulf Coast 89-81

Associated Press

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Rashawn Rembert made 6 of 12 from beyond the arc and finished with 31 points as East Tennessee State knocked off Florida Gulf Coast Thursday night 89-81.

ETSU (15-12, 8-6 Atlantic Sun) jumped to a 12-0 lead and held a 45-32 halftime advantage. Filip Cvjeticanin hit a 3-pointer with 8:29 remaining to close the gap to 65-61. Hunter Harris answered with a jumper and the Buccaneers stretched the lead to 76-67 with 3:09 left. The Eagles made a late run as Bernard Thompson hit two 3 pointers and Cvjeticanin made another in the final 47 seconds.

Lester Wilson had 18 points, Harris added 14 and pulled down 12 rebounds, Jalen Riley had 11 points and A.J. Merriweather had 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Thompson led the Eagles (16-10, 10-3) with 23 points, Chase Fieler added 17, Jamail Jones had 13 and Cvjeticanin had 12.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FGCU
ETSU
Points 81 89
FG Made-Attempted 27-65 (.415) 29-70 (.414)
3P Made-Attempted 9-22 (.409) 12-30 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 18-28 (.643) 19-26 (.731)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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Jan 18, 2014 @FGCU 90, ETSU 62Recap
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