NCAA Game Summary - East Tennessee State vs. Florida GC
(Thursday, March 6th)
Final Score: Florida GC 69, East Tennessee State 64
Fort Myers, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chase Fieler tallied 22 points and 15 rebounds to help Florida Gulf Coast reach the Atlantic Sun Tournament finals with a 69-64 win over East Tennessee State.
Jamail Jones also recorded a double-double in the triumph, posting 10 points with 10 boards for FGCU (22-11), which has won six of seven games heading into the title game. The top-seeded Eagles will host No. 2 Mercer in Sunday's finals.
Bernard Thompson and Brett Comer added 14 and 11 points, respectively, as Florida Gulf Coast finds itself a game away from returning to the NCAA Tournament for a second straight season.
ETSU (18-15) was led by Rashawn Rembert, who went for 18 points on 4-of-8 shooting from 3-point distance in the setback.
Rembert knocked down two free throws with 3:37 remaining to put the Buccaneers ahead 62-61, but Dajuan Graf split a pair on the other end to tie it. Comer's jam just over a minute later put the Eagles in front, and Jones' triple with 1:12 to play proved to be the dagger.
03/06 23:10:20 ET