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State basketball roundup (Nov. 25): Navy men dropped in FGCU Shootout

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Brandon Goodwin tossed in 19 points, on 7-of-11 shooting, and Christian Terrell finished with a double-double as Florida Gulf Coast dominated the second half on its way to a 70-54 win over Navy at the FGCU Shootout on Saturday night.

Terrell totaled 12 points and 10 rebounds, while Zach Johnson hit three 3-pointers and scored 17 for the Eagles (4-2), who used a 23-8 run over an 8:11 span of the second half to turn a four-point advantage into a 63-42 lead.

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Shawn Anderson and Bryce Dulin each had 13 points for the Midshipmen (4-3), while Tom Lacey scored 10.

Navy shot just 34.5 percent (20 of 58) from the floor, including a 2-of-18 effort (11 percent) from 3-point range.

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Florida Gulf Coast made 27 of 51 shots (53 percent) and 7 of 18 (38.9 percent) from beyond the arc. The Eagles also had a 41-25 advantage on the boards. Ten of Navy's 25 rebounds came on offense.

Tennessee Tech 90, UMES 60: Kajon Mack drained six of seven 3-point tries, joined five players in double figures with 24 points and the Golden Eagles (6-1) beat the Hawks (2-4) to win the Emerald Classic championship in Niceville, Fla.

Tennessee Tech (6-1) dominated, shooting 51 percent from the floor (31-for-61), making 15 of 30 3-pointers, outrebounding UMES 44-31 and collecting 20 assists. Shaq Calhoun added 15 points for the Golden Eagles, Cade Crosland 12 while Curtis Phillips Jr. and Aleksa Jugovic had 10 each. Courtney Alexander II led with nine rebounds, eight off the defensive glass as Maryland-Eastern Shore was held to 21 of 60 shooting (35 percent).

The Golden Eagles built a 47-27 lead by halftime and pushed it to the final margin of 30 points in the waning seconds of the game.

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Ahmad Frost and Tyler Jones paced UMES with 18 points apiece and Miryne Thomas added 10.

Women

Navy 67, North Dakota State 54: Kaila Clark (Archbishop Spalding) had a career-high 17 rebounds to help the host Mids (5-0) beat the Bison (4-1) in the opening round of the Navy Classic.

Navy, which hasn't had a 5-0 start in 20 years, faces St. Bonaventure in today's championship at 3 p.m. UMBC faces North Dakota State in the consolation game at 1 p.m.

St. Bonaventure 63, UMBC 54: Laura Castaldo scored 17 points, but the Retrievers (1-5) fell to the Bonnies (4-2) in the first round of the Navy Classic.

St. Bonaventure used 17 offensive rebounds to score 14 second chances points in the win.

The Retrievers 45-44 third quarter lead evaporated when the Bonnies went on a 19-9 run in the fourth quarter.

William & Mary 70, Loyola Maryland 49: The host Tribe (4-1) made four first-quarter 3-pointers and took a 22-8 lead over the Greyhounds (2-4).

CaLee Gelbaugh matched her career-high with 13 points for Loyola, and Courtney Vannoy also tied her career-best with 10 points.

Manhattan 74, Coppin State 56: Genesis Lucas led all scorers with 18 points, but the Eagles (1-5) lost to the Jaspers (2-3) in the consolation game of the Cal Classic in the Haas Pavilion at Berkeley, Calif.

Coppin State made 29.3 percent of their shots compared to 45.5 percent for Manhattan, which scored nearly half of its points in the paint (36) and recorded 15 fastbreak points.

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