ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Keifer Sykes scored 19 points and Greg Mays added 12 with 10 rebounds as Green Bay won the Gulf Coast Showcase championship, defeating tournament-host Florida Gulf Coast 59-45 on Wednesday night.
Green Bay (4-1) stormed out to an early 15-0 lead as Sykes hit two jumpers and Jordan Fouse nailed a 3-pointer. FGCU (5-1) shook off a cold start and fought back to trail by only six at half. Sykes hit a jumper and layup to push Green Bay's lead back to 15 with 8:25 left.
The Phoenix shot 45.1 percent from the field and out-rebounded FGCU 41-33.
The Eagles were limited to a season-low 27.3-percent shooting. Bernard Thompson scored 14 points and Brett Comer chipped in 10 for FGCU.