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FGCU uses big 2nd half to get past UMass 84-75

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) Bernard Thompson had 20 points and tied a career high with six 3-pointers on Sunday as Florida Gulf Coast had an 18-point lead and held on to beat Massachusetts 84-75. Brett Comer had 14 assists with three coming during a 9-3 run that gave the Eagles (8-1) a 78-60 lead with 2:59 left on Marc Eddy Norelia's layup. UMass (5-4) led 40-38 on Derrick Gordon's...
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Watch: FGCU's Bernard Thompson with huge dunk

March Madness won’t be quite the same if Dunk City isn’t involved, and Florida Gulf-Coast is trying to avoid such a cruel fate. After trailing 33-17 at the half, the Eagles have soared back to make this a three-point game, and have done so with that high-flying transition basketball that the country fell in love with last year.  There are just under three minutes remaining...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Dunk City Returns With This Huge FGCU Put-Back Slam Against Northern Kentucky

Florida Gulf-Coast University, the school better known as ‘Dunk City’ after its amazingly entertaining NCAA Tournament run last March, hasn’t quite reclaimed that title so far this regular season, but here on March 1, it looks like the Eagles are ready to get back in the national spotlight.  Early in the second half junior guard Bernard Thompson flies through the line for...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast crushes North Florida 73-46

Chase Fieler and Bernard Thompson scored 17 points apiece as Florida Gulf Coast crushed North Florida 73-46 on Saturday. Florida Gulf Coast (16-9, 10-2 Atlantic Sun) shot 55 percent and won its fourth in a row to keep pace with Mercer atop the A-Sun. Brett Comer chipped in with 10 points and nine rebounds. North Florida (13-13, 7-6) was led by Demarcus Daniels and Chris Davenport...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast edges Stetson 71-68

Bernard Thompson hit a 3-pointer with just 3 seconds remaining to lift Florida Gulf Coast to a 71-68 win over Stetson on Friday night. Florida Gulf Coast (14-9, 8-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) retook the lead midway through the second half on a Brett Comer layup that made it 55-54, then hung on as Stetson challenged down the stretch, tying it up at 68 on a tip-in by Willie Green with...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast tops East Tennessee St. 90-62

Bernard Thompson scored 21 points and Chase Fieler became Florida Gulf Coast's all-time leader in rebounds as the Eagles ran away from East Tennessee State for a 90-62 victory on Saturday night. A.J. Merriweather's layup for ETSU (9-10, 2-4 Atlantic Sun) made it 6-6 just over 3 minutes into the game before FGCU scored 26 of the next 29 points over the ensuing 9:03 to blow the game...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

FGCU Beats Lipscomb 75-62: Comer Sets Two Milestones

Brett Comer/fgcuathletics.comIn front of a capacity home crowd, FGCU Guard Brett Comer put on a show to start 2014 right for the Eagles. Comer matched his career high of 24 points and dished out his 500th career assist in the Eagles win over Lipscomb today. The Eagles started the 2nd half on a 15-5 run to put the game away early. Comer ended up sitting for the last ten minutes of...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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