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

Florida Gulf Coast forced only eight turnovers and stumbled against East Tennessee State 85-75 in conference play on Saturday, January 12th. Florida Gulf Coast was up 45-32 at the half, but blew the lead in the second half as East Tennessee State came back to win it. The Eagles got 12 points and five rebounds from Chase Fieler. Sherwood Brown got a double-double with a team-high 17 points and 11 rebounds. Petey McClain got a season-high 10 points and eight assists (3 Reb 3 Stl) for the Buccaneers. The next game will be on Thursday, January 17th when Florida Gulf Coast (12-7, 4-2 Atlantic Sun) welcomes Lipscomb (6-10, 1-4 Atlantic Sun).

Florida Gulf Coast Game Notes

  • Florida Gulf Coast has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 9 or fewer free throws made.
  • The Eagles have lost 80% of the time this season (1-4) after having a field goal percentage of 44.1% or worse.
  • When the opposition records 27 or more field goals made this season, Florida Gulf Coast has lost 100% of the time (0-6).
  • The Eagles set season highs for assists and three-pointers.
  • The last time FGCU recorded at least 14 three-pointers was Feb 17, 2012 against Stetson.
  • FGCU set a season low for steals.
  • Florida Gulf Coast has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 2nd loss of the season where the Eagles opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • 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 had 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 had 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.

East Tennessee State Game Notes

  • 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.
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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