FGCU Rallies From 13-Point Deficit; Dominates Overtime at FIU

FGCU Rallies From 13-Point Deficit; Dominates Overtime at FIU

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MACON, Ga. - As the lone Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball team in play on Sunday, FGCU made a dramatic second-half comeback to defeat FIU by eight in overtime behind stellar performances from Christian Terrell & Marc-Eddy Norelia.

Terrell produced his third 20-point game of the season as he connected on four three pointers and 7-of-15 from the floor, while Norelia added his season's fourth double-double on 13 points and 11 rebounds. Trailing by 13 at the 10-minute mark in the second half, FGCU went on a 14-0 run over the next 2:30 minutes to move into the lead.

A Demetris Morant dunk with seven seconds remaining evened the contest to force overtime, where the Eagles outscored the Golden Panthers, 13-4, led by five points from Terrell and four by Rayjon Tucker. FGCU returns to action in Alico Arena on Sunday, Dec. 13th against UMass.

Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Results: Sunday, December 6th
- FGCU 84, FIU 76 (OT)

Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Overall Standings

Team Overall Record Next Game
NJIT 5-3 Kent State; 12/7
North Florida 6-4 Coastal Georgia; 12/12
FGCU 5-4  UMass; 12/13
Jacksonville 4-5 at South Carolina State; 12/12
Stetson 3-6 Tennessee State; 12/14
Lipscomb 3-7 Belmont; 12/7
Kennesaw State 2-8 Thomas Univ.; 12/7
USC Upstate 1-9 North Greenville; 12/11