February 19, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Brett Comer scored 10 of his 16 points in the second half and Jamail Jones sank the winning bucket to lift Florida Gulf Coast to a 54-53 comeback win over Kennesaw State on Thursday night.

Comer dropped a layup with 1:35 left to make it 51-50 but Orlando Coleman drained a 3-pointer at the other end to put Kennesaw State, which had led by as many as 11, back on top. Demetris Morant's free throw made it to a one-point game and Bernard Thompson's steal set up Jones' winning bucket with 32 second left. Coleman missed his final shot, a 3-pointer.

Julian DeBose contributed 11 points and Thompson had 10 for FGCU (20-7, 10-1 Atlantic Sun), which won its ninth straight despite shooting just 34.5 percent from the floor and hitting only 2 of 24 from beyond the arc.

Nigel Pruitt led the Owls (9-19, 3-8) with 19 points and Coleman finished with 11.

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