FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Zach Scott scored 17 points with five 3-pointers and grabbed five rebounds and Florida Gulf Coast beat North Alabama 71-64 on Wednesday night.
The teams were tied 31-all at the break and paced each other early in the second half. Mercurius and Scott drained back-to-back 3-pointers to move the Eagles ahead 47-42 with 13:07 to play, and again six minutes later to push it to 54-47. North Alabama closed to 61-60 with 2:07 remaining but Catto and Casimir answered with a layup each and FGCU held on for the win.
Etienne’s late FTs gives Texas Southern 76-73 win over Lamar
Bryson Etienne made two free throws in the final seconds to secure Texas Southern’s 76-73 win over Lamar on Saturday night.
Muszynski powers Belmont past Middle Tennessee, 71-59
Nick Muszynski scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Belmont staged a second-half comeback to hand Middle Tennessee a fifth straight loss and its first at home, 71-59 on Saturday night.
Hardnett, UMKC hold off a Western Illinois rally, 68-67
Jahshire Hardnett hit two free throws with five seconds left to lift UMKC to a 68-67 win over Western Illinois in a Summit League/WAC Challenge game Saturday night.