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Florida Gulf Coast Beats Loyola (Md.) 65-50

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Sherwood Brown led Florida Gulf Coast with 14 points and seven rebounds as the Eagles beat Loyola (Md.) 65-50 Saturday night in a nonconference game.

Bernard Thompson finished with 13 points and Brett Comer chipped in 10 for Florida Gulf Coast (6-3).

Florida Gulf Coast opened the game on a 14-6 run, with all five starters scoring during the early stretch.

Brown scored 10 points in the first half as the Eagles led at halftime 34-26.

Loyola (7-2) failed to keep up in the second half. Florida Gulf Coast started the second half with a 10-2 run to build a 16-point lead, 44-28.

The Eagles dominated in fast-break points, outscoring the Greyhounds in transition 20-0.

Jordan Latham led Loyola with 17 points. Dylon Cormier chipped in 12 points and nine rebounds.

This was the first loss for the Greyhounds in their last six contests.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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