FGCU tops UC Santa Barbara 81-75 in OT

BY foxsports • November 17, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Brett Comer scored 26 points and had 11 assists, Jamail Jones scored 16 and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Florida Gulf Coast beat UC Santa Barbara 81-75 in overtime on Monday.

Jones and Comer combined to score 12 of the Eagles' 17 overtime points.

Marc-Eddy Norelia scored 14 points for FGCU (2-0) and Bernard Thompson 13.

Alan Williams led the Gauchos (0-2) with 29 points and 16 rebounds, John Green scored 17 and Michael Bryson and Gabe Vincent had 12 apiece.

Trailing 32-28 at halftime, the Gauchos used a 7-2 run to stay close and Williams tied it at 64 at the end of regulation with two free throws.

Jones hit a jumper at 2:01 in overtime, grabbed a defensive rebound and Comer scored on a layup as part of a 9-3 Eagles surge for a 77-71 lead with 49 seconds to play.