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State basketball roundup (Dec. 16): UMBC men fall to Florida Gulf Coast, 76-53

State basketball roundup (Dec. 16): UMBC men fall to Florida Gulf Coast, 76-53

Schadrac Casimir and Decardo Day scored 14 points apiece to help the visiting Florida Gulf Coast men’s basketball team beat UMBC, 76-53, on Sunday night.

Day hit four of six, and Casimir — a graduate transfer who scored 1,112 points at Iona — made three of five from 3-point range as the Eagles (4-6), who ended a six-game skid with a 96-76 win at Oral Roberts in their last game Dec. 5, have won consecutive games for the first time this season.

Casimir hit a 3-pointer that capped a 10-3 run and made it 30-21 and his 3-point play gave FGCU a 14-point halftime lead. UMBC (6-6) trailed by double figures throughout the second half.

Joe Sherburne scored 14 points and K.J....

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