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

(20-for-43).

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

De’Shaud Johnson.

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

figures.