ETSU 56, Florida Gulf Coast 47
Isiah Brown scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and
East Tennessee State snapped a two-game losing streak with a 56-47
win over Florida Gulf Coast on Thursday night.
Tommy Hubbard added 10 points for the Buccaneers (12-12, 8-5
Atlantic Sun Conference), who shot 46.5 percent from the floor
The Eagles had just a 39.1 mark (18-for-46) for the game.
The Buccaneers fell behind 10-1 and did not score a field goal
until Adam Sollazzo picked off a pass and dunked it home with 10:16
left in the first half. But ETSU chipped away at the advantage,
eventually taking a 26-24 halftime lead on a pair of free throws
With the score tied at 36-all in the second, Brown scored nine
of the Buccaneers’ next 20 points as ETSU outscored the Eagles
20-11 the rest of the way.
The Eagles (7-16, 4-10) didn’t have a player score in double