Florida Gulf Coast vs. Northern Kentucky: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Florida Gulf Coast vs. Northern Kentucky: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Florida Gulf Coast 60
(19-8, 6-7 away)
Northern Kentucky 53
(8-13, 3-5 home)
Venue: Bank of Kentucky Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Florida Gulf Coast 24 36 60
Northern Kentucky 23 30 53
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Florida Gulf Coast C Fieler 19 S Brown 8 B Comer 4
Northern Kentucky E Jones 20 C Jackson 7 E Jones 6

Florida Gulf Coast won on the road versus Northern Kentucky 60-53 in Atlantic Sun action on Thursday, Feb. 14. With a record of 2-0, the Eagles stay undefeated against Northern Kentucky this season. Chase Fieler played brilliantly for the Eagles and put up a team-high 19 points and eight rebounds. Bernard Thompson had 18 points and added four rebounds. For the Norse, Eshaunte Jones got a game-high 20 points and six assists. Florida Gulf Coast (19-8, 11-3 Atlantic Sun) takes on Lipscomb (9-15, 4-9 Atlantic Sun) on Saturday, Feb. 16 on the road.

Florida Gulf Coast Game Notes

  • The win over Northern Kentucky extended the Florida Gulf Coast winning streak to seven games.
  • The Eagles have won 79 percent of the time this season (11-3) after recording 37 or more rebounds.
  • FGCU has won every game this season (6-0) when opponents record 53 or fewer total points.
  • FGCU has won every game this season (11-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.8 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Florida Gulf Coast has won 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Chase Fieler plays 32 minutes or more, 77 percent of the time (10-3) when Eric McKnight has six rebounds or more, and 73 percent of the time (16-6) when Brett Comer has four assists or more.
  • The Eagles have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past seven games.
  • Chase Fieler accounted for 31.6 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chase Fieler and Sherwood Brown) accounted for 43.2 percent of the rebounds.
  • Chase Fieler has led the team in scoring nine times and in rebounding 8 times in 27 games this season.

Northern Kentucky Game Notes

  • Eshaunte Jones accounted for 37.7 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chad Jackson and Ernest Watson) accounted for 46.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Eshaunte Jones has led the team in scoring 13 times in 21 games this season.
  • Chad Jackson has led the team in rebounding six times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Eshaunte Jones's career.
  • Eshaunte Jones has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Chad Jackson has six straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Chad Jackson.
FGCU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AChase Fieler321981021
AB. Thompson301843201
BDajuan Graf11422000
BSherwood Brown35683103
CBrett Comer29444103
CEric McKnight20460002
C-Eddie Murray19310000
DC. Varidel17200000
-F. Cvjeticanin7000001
NoKY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Eshaunte Jones402046101
BChad Jackson351370002
BEthan Faulkner40633201
C+Ernest Watson31651010
CJack Flournoy10320101
CTodd Johnson12311000
C-Tyler White27231102
-John Staley5001000

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