Casmir, FGCU unload early on Kennesaw St in 72-59 win
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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Schadrac Casmir scored a season-high 34 points with seven rebounds and Florida Gulf Coast earned its first Atlantic Sun Conference win beating Kennesaw State 72-59 on Saturday.
Casmir scored 15 of the FGCU's first 21 points as the Eagles built a 21-6 lead. The graduate transfer from Iona buried four 3-pointers and had a 3-point play. FGCU led 40-28 at intermission and was never threatened in the second half.
Casmir was 9-of-15 shooting including 6 of 10 from 3-point range and made all 10 of his foul shot attempts. Zach Scott added 10 points and the Eagles (6-13, 1-3) controlled the inside outscoring Kennesaw State 33-19. Despite the interior advantage, FGCU finished shooting 9 of 30 (30 percent) from 3-point range.
Danny Lewis led the Owls (3-16, 0-4) with 16 points while Tyler Hooker scored 13 and Bobby Parker 12.
Updated January 19, 2019