Florida Gulf Coast Defeats USC Upstate 72-71 - Recap
Florida Gulf Coast grabbed a 72-71 win over USC Upstate on Thursday, behind a 19-point effort from Bernard Thompson at G. B. Hodge Center.
Chase Fieler had 17 points for Florida Gulf Coast and Sherwood Brown chipped in with 14 points. Brett Comer had 8 assists for them, while Sherwood Brown was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
USC Upstate got 24 points from Torrey Craig in a losing cause and another 20 points from Ty Greene. Adrian Rodgers contributed 5 assists for them, while Torrey Craig had 14 rebounds.
Florida Gulf Coast led at halftime, 38-29.
USC Upstate had a 38-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.