Atlantic Sun Postseason Basketball Resume: FGCU Eagles

Friday, March 15, 2013

MACON, Ga. - After completing the 2012-13 Atlantic Sun Conference Basketball season, several teams on the men's and women's side have positioned themselves for postseason play. Here is the body of work by the FGCU Eagles men's team:

FGCU (24-10, 13-5 A-Sun – Regular-Season Runner-up; A-Sun Championship Winners)
Results | Stats | Home Page

Postseason Event:
NCAA

Good Wins:
vs. Miami – No. 4 RPI; ACC Regular-Season Champion (63-51 – Nov. 13) | Recap
vs. Toledo – No. 82 RPI; MAC West Division Co-Champion (72-66 – Nov. 22) | Recap
vs. Loyola Maryland – No. 99 RPI; MAAC Regular Season Runner-up (65-50 – Dec. 1) | Recap
vs. FIU – No. 111 RPI; Sun Belt Tournament Finalists (76-73 – Dec. 13) | Recap
vs. Mercer (Twice) – No. 135 RPI; A-Sun Regular Season Champions (60-57 – Feb. 28) | Recap | (88-75 – Mar. 9) | Recap

Key Players:
Sherwood Brown – A-Sun Player of the Year; A-Sun All-Tournament Team (15.3 PPG, 6.4 RPG, .460 FG Percentage, 1.4 SPG)
Chase Fieler – Second Team All-Atlantic Sun | A-Sun All-Tournament Team; (12.2 PPG, 5.4 RPG, .565 FG Percentage, .390 3PT Percentage, 1.3 BPG)
Bernard Thompson – A-Sun Defensive Player of the Year (14.0 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 2.8 SPG, .378 3PT Percentage)
Brett Comer – A-Sun Tournament MVP (7.9 PPG, 6.3 APG, 3.1 RPG, 1.6 SPG)

Notables
• Defeated ACC Regular-Season Champions, Miami, by 12 points the Hurricanes third-worst defeat of the year
• Enters the NCAA Tournament with a five-game winning streak; tied for 12th in the NCAA
• Set Division I program record for wins with 24 this season; previously set last year (15)
• Win improvement of nine games is tied for 15th best improvement in A-Sun history
• Brett Comer's 213 assists this year are tied for seventh-best single-season mark in league history
• Bernard Thompson's 96 steals this year is the third-best in conference history; one away from second place
• Eagles have won 12 of last 14 games entering the NCAA Tournament
• Won seven-straight games from Jan. 19th to Feb. 14th
• Posted 15-1 record at home to tie for the most home victories in the A-Sun over past five seasons
• Second-year head coach Andy Enfield led program to first A-Sun Championship title
• Top offensive team in the A-Sun by averaging 73.1 PPG and posting top field goal percentage (.460)
• Held opponents to only .311 from three-point range; best in the A-Sun

National Statistics
• No. 7 in final points (2,487)
• No. 18 in steals per game (9.0)
• No. 38 in final opposition points (2,268)
• No. 51 in field goal percentage (46.0)
• No. 55 in three-point field goals defense (31.1)
• No. 58 in won-loss percentage (70.6)
• No. 71 in scoring margin (6.4)
• No. 76 in field goal percentage defense (40.6)
• No. 97 in assists per game (14.0)

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