Florida Gulf Coast vs. East Tennessee State: Recap and Stats

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Florida Gulf Coast vs. East Tennessee State: Recap and Stats
Florida Gulf Coast 75
(12-7, 3-7 away)
East Tenn State 85
(4-13, 2-6 home)
Venue: Memorial Center
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Florida Gulf Coast 45 30 75
East Tenn State 32 53 85
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Florida Gulf Coast B Thompson 14 S Brown 5 B Comer 6
East Tenn State L Wilson 15 L Wilson 5 P McClain 3

East Tennessee State turned the ball over only eight times and defeated Florida Gulf Coast 85-75 in Atlantic Sun action on Saturday, January 12th. East Tennessee State found themselves down 45-32 at halftime, but put together a big second-half push to salvage the win. The Buccaneers were led by Petey McClain, who put up a season-high 10 points plus eight assists (3 Reb 3 Stl). Mario Stramaglia had 14 points and added five rebounds. For the Eagles, Chase Fieler finished with 12 points and five rebounds. Next up for East Tennessee State (4-13, 2-2 Atlantic Sun) is Mercer (10-7, 3-2 Atlantic Sun) on Thursday, January 17th on the road.

East Tennessee State Game Notes

  • The Buccaneers set season highs for free throws made and three-point percentage.
  • The last time ETSU recorded at least 22 free throws made was Jan 04, 2012 against USC Upstate.
  • ETSU set a season low for turnovers.
  • The Buccaneers have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 2nd win of the season where the Buccaneers came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 6th game at home this season--ETSU has a -3.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Petey McClain recorded a team season high in assists with 8.
  • The top two scorers (Lester Wilson and Jarvis Jones) accounted for 45.8% of the points.
  • Lester Wilson has led the team in scoring 11 times and in rebounding 9 times in 17 games this season.
  • Jarvis Jones has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of Lester Wilson's career.
  • Lester Wilson has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Hunter Harris.

Florida Gulf Coast Game Notes

  • Sherwood Brown recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 10 and three pointers attempted with 11.
  • The top two scorers (Sherwood Brown and Christophe Varidel) accounted for 41.3% of the points.
  • Sherwood Brown accounted for 30.5% of the team's rebounds.
  • Sherwood Brown has led the team in scoring 8 times and in rebounding 6 times in 19 games this season.
  • Sherwood Brown recorded the 5th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Sherwood Brown has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Sherwood Brown recorded a double-double. It was his 2nd this season and 5th of his career.
  • Sherwood Brown set a career high with 10 defensive rebounds.
  • This game was the 7th double-digit assist game of Brett Comer's career.
  • Chase Fieler has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Chase Fieler set a career high with 5 assists.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Bernard Thompson.
  • Eric McKnight has 3 straight double-digit point games.
FGCU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AChase Fieler271255111
ASherwood Brown3417110102
B-C. Varidel241441002
C+Dajuan Graf13204100
C+B. Thompson26851011
C+Brett Comer280110013
C+F. Cvjeticanin16720000
C+Eddie Murray9420000
CEric McKnight231130006
ETSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
APetey McClain321038301
AM. Stramaglia221451001
AJarvis Jones371830211
ALester Wilson322150002
B+John Walton23850120
BHunter Harris20910010
C+Rashawn Rembert20522001
DK. Gadsden-Gilliard13021002

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