FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Sherwood Brown scored 21 points and Florida Gulf Coast rode a big second half to a 74-49 rout of South Carolina Upstate Saturday night in Atlantic Sun play.
The Eagles (18-8, 10-3), leading by six at halftime, outscored the Spartans (13-13, 7-6) 43-24 in the second half for an easy victory. They avenged a 72-71 overtime loss at SC Upstate (13-13, 7-6) on Jan. 10.
The Eagles, who led by just 33-30 early in the second half, went on a 10-2 run that included five points from Filip Cvjeticanin. Florida Gulf Coast outscored the Spartans 36-22 in the paint, and 25-10 while capitalizing on 21 SC Upstate turnovers.