• Get the Blackhawks Championship Package
    Get the Blackhawks Championship Package
  • Give the Gift of SI
    Give the Gift of SI
SI.com Home
TOP 25
HALF
CLOCK
LEADING SCORES
FINAL
  1. Northern KentucJONES22
  2. Florida Gulf CoBROWN29
Alico ArenaFort Myers, FL
AddThis
Email
Print
AddThis Email Print

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Sherwood Brown scored a career-high 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Florida Gulf Coast to a 73-54 win over Northern Kentucky on Saturday.

The 6-foot-4 Brown became the first Florida Gulf Coast player to record a double-double in four straight games. The Eagles (13-8, 5-3 Atlantic Sun Conference) snapped a two-game losing streak.

Florida Gulf Coast held the Norse to 29.2 percent shooting (7 of 24) from the floor in the first half to claim a 43-23 halftime lead. Brown, who made of 11 of 17 from the floor and knocked down five 3-pointers, scored 16 points in the first half.

Christophe Varidel finished with 12 points and Chase Fieler added 10 for the Eagles, who shot 50 percent (26 of 52) for the game.

Eshaunte Jones scored 22 points for Northern Kentucky (4-11, 2-5), which has lost two straight. Ernest Watson had 12 points and 10 rebounds.

© 2013 STATS LLC STATS, Inc

SI.com
Hot Topics: NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs NFL schedule LaMarcus Aldridge Michael Pineda Phil Jackson Tiger Woods
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint