#ASunMBB: FGCU Road Win Highlights Wednesday Action

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

MACON, Ga. – Sherwood Brown led all scorers with 22 points and Bernard Thompson added 21 as Florida Gulf Coast topped SoCon foe Samford 86-62 for a solid nonconference road win on Wednesday. Jacksonville, Mercer and Stetson were each defeated in their road contests.

The Eagles owned all but one statistical high on the evening, as Brown led all scorers with 22 points, Chase Fieler had nine rebounds, Brett Comer dished out 10 assists, and Thompson grabbed three steals to lead all players.

JU's Tyler Alderman blocked a high of four shots and four players scored in double digits for the Dolphins, led by 14 points from Dylan Fritsch. Travis Smith and Joel Naburgs tallied 16 points each to lead Mercer and Stetson, respectively.

Men's Basketball Contests

• FGCU 86, Samford 62

• South Carolina State 74, Jacksonville 72

• VCU 96, Stetson 62

• New Mexico 76, Mercer 58

Top-Three Points

1. Sherwood Brown, FGCU – 22 points

2. Bernard Thompson, FGCU – 21 points

3. Travis Smith, Mercer/Joel Naburgs, Stetson – 16 points

Top-Three Rebounds

1. Chase Fieler, FGCU – 9 rebounds

2. Bernard Thompson, FGCU/Willie Green, Stetson – 8 rebounds

3. Glenn Powell, Jacksonville – 7 rebounds

Top-Three Assists

1. Brett Comer, FGCU – 10 assists

2.  Russell Powell, JU – 5 assists

3. Langston Hall & Bud Thomas, Mercer/Joel Naburgs, Stetson – 3 assists

Top Blocks

1. Tyler Alderman, Jacksonville – 4 blocks

Top-Two Steals

1. Bernard Thompson, FGCU – 3 steals

T2. Six with 2 steals

Three games featuring USC Upstate, ETSU and North Florida are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 29.

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