Mercer Defeats Florida Gulf Coast To Win Atlantic Sun Tournament

Mercer defeated Florida Gulf Coast by a final score of 68-60 to win the 2014 Atlantic Sun Tournament. Langston Hall was named MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Anthony White Jr., Jake Gollon, Bernard Thompson and Chase Fieler.
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

March Madness: 10 Players You Need To Remember

March Madness 2014 is here people, I know the real fun doesn’t begin until March 16th with selection Sunday but these are a few names you need to know starting now. As the great Seth Davis would say “sharpie” these names down and thank me later. Now some of these players may not get in the NCAA tourney but they will all be at least in postseason action and have a fighting chance...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlantic Sun Conference Title Game Preview: Florida Gulf Coast vs Mercer

The Mercer Bears (25-8) will travel to No. 1 seed  Florida Gulf Coast (22-11) for the championship on Sunday on ESPN 2 at 2pm. Ft. Meyer’s and Alico Arena will be rocking for what will indeed be the biggest game in Atlantic Sun Conference history and the last for Mercer as they move on to the SoCon in 2015. No. 2 seed Mercer won a double overtime thriller (78-75) over third-seeded...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast holds off Kennesaw State 78-68

Jamail Jones scored 22 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Florida Gulf Coast to a 78-68 win over Kennesaw State on Sunday. FGCU (19-10, 13-3 Atlantic Sun) led most of the game but had to hold off Kennesaw State, which tied the game at 48 on a Delbert Love 3-pointer midway through the second half. Brett Comer put the Eagles back on top for good with a layup that sparked a...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

FGCU defeats Mercer 75-61, ties for 1st in A-Sun

Brett Comer had 15 points and Florida Gulf Coast defeated Mercer 75-61 on Friday night in front of a record crowd of 4,664 fans. Jamail Jones added 11 points and 13 rebounds for FGCU (18-10, 12-3) which moved into a first-place tie with Mercer (21-7, 12-3) in the Atlantic Sun Conference standings. The Eagles also evened the season series after Mercer defeated FGCU 68-55 in the first...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

FGCU defeats South Carolina Upstate 84-80

Bernard Thompson scored 24 points and hot-shooting Florida Gulf Coast turned away South Carolina Upstate 84-80 on Saturday. The Eagles (17-10, 11-3) moved within a half-game of first-place Mercer (11-2) in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Chase Fieler added 17 points and Jamail Jones 14 for FGCU, who made 30 of 51 shots for 58.8 percent, including 11 of 19 from 3-point range for 57...
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February 15, 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

Fieler's 24 leads FGCU past Kennesaw St. 83-62

Chase Fieler poured in 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Florida Gulf Coast led all the way in an 83-62 defeat of Kennesaw State on Saturday. The Eagles (13-9, 7-2 Atlantic Sun) bounced back from a Thursday loss to Mercer that dropped them into second place in conference. The Owls (4-18, 1-8) came as close as four points in the first half and seven early in the second, but...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mercer Gets A Big Win Over Florida Gulf Coast

  Macon, Ga- Mercer Bears improve to (16-5, 7-1 in A-Sun play as the get the victory over Florida Gulf Coast 68-55. The 13 point victory gives the Bears one of the biggest wins in its home history and they also take sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun conference.  Mercer is now 41-4 at home in the last three years and own the FGCU Eagles in all-time play with an...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast vs Mercer Game Preview

Tale Of The Tape PPG- Mercer (81.8) vs FGCU (69.1) APA- Mercer (67.6) FGCU (65.9) Mercer Home Record (10-0) FGCU Road Record (3-6) Key Players To Watch (Mercer)- Langston Hall, Jacob Gollon, Daniel Coursey Key Players To Watch (FGCU)- Brett Comer, Chase Fieler, Bernard Thompson Thursday night Hawkins Arena (Mercer) will host a huge match-up for first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference...
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January 23, 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

Jacksonville handles Florida Gulf Coast 76-69

Keith McDougald scored 19 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Jacksonville over Florida Gulf Coast 76-69 on Saturday. Jarvis Haywood added 13 points for Jacksonville (8-9, 4-2 American Sun), while J.R. Holder had 11. RJ Slawson had nine points and 12 rebounds. Florida Gulf Coast (10-8, 4-1) was led by Chase Fieler with 20 points and 10 boards. Brett Comer had 18 and Bernard...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

FGCU takes down Stetson 68-55

Eric McKnight and Bernard Thompson each scored 14 points to lead a balanced Florida Gulf Coast offense in a 68-55 win at Stetson on Sunday. Florida Gulf Coast (9-7, 3-0 Atlantic Sun Conference) used a 14-2 run midway through the first half to open a 21-13 lead after trailing early, and held off Stetson (3-12, 1-2) in the second half. The Hatters closed to within 50-47 with 5:06...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

FGCU loses in heartbreaking fashion after buzzer-beater waved off vs. USF

Florida Gulf Coast’s Chase Fieler nearly pulled off the impossible Tuesday night against South Florida. Trailing by two point with 0.3 seconds left in double overtime, Fieler caught a full-court alley-oop pass and laid it in. Unfortunately for FGCU, the basket didn’t count because of an NCAA rule where any time less than 0.4 seconds left on the clock, a player cannot catch and...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

FGCU's last-second prayer foiled by rule

The attempt was oh-so close to becoming one of the top plays of the young college basketball season. But one-tenth of a second -- and NCAA rule -- prevented Florida Gulf Coast from forcing a third overtime Tuesday at South Florida.After a wild, back-and-forth night at the Sun Dome, the Eagles had one last chance to extend the drama with 0.3 seconds left. Guard Jamail Jones heaved...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Buzzer Beater Waived Off (VIDEO)

Tuesday night the referees of the South Florida against Florida Gulf Coast game looked like they screwed up royally. The game itself was great, it went into double overtime and South Florida won the game with a score of 68-66. With 0.3 seconds left on the clock, Jamil Jones threw a very nice full court pass to Chase Fieler and he made a shot tie the game at 68 and the officials waived...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

TCT’s Matchup of the Day: Chase Fieler (FGCU) vs. Chris Perry (USF)

Today’s matchup of the day features a pair of primetime performers: Chase Fieler of Florida Gulf Coast and Chris Perry of South Florida. The in-state battle pits Joe Dooley’s high-flying Cinderellas against a lengthy, defensive minded South Florida squad. Senior Chase Fieler rose to prominence in last year’s NCAA Tournament, providing the interior presence to complement the...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida beats Florida Gulf Coast 68-66, 2OT

Victor Rudd scored seven of his 23 points in the second overtime, lifting South Florida to a 68-66 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Tuesday night. The game ended on a critical call. With 0.3 seconds remaining, Florida Gulf Coast guard Jamail Jones threw an inbounds pass over 7-foot-3 center Jordan Omogbehin to Chase Fieler at the opposite end of the court. Fieler caught the ball...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

FIU defeats Florida Gulf Coast 72-61

Tyrnell Murphy scored 10 of his game-high 23 points during a 16-5 second half run to end the game and give Florida International a 72-61 victory over Florida Gulf Coast Saturday. Murphy was a perfect 10 of 10 from the line. Rakeem Buckles scored 11 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead FIU (8-4). Buckles earned his sixth double-double and the ninth of his career. Dennis Mavin also...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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