Florida Tech 75, Eckerd 72
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Rob Terry posted a team-high 21 points to lead visiting Eckerd past Florida Tech 75-72 Saturday night.
Two other Florida Tech players scored in double figures: Junior Allen, a perfect 5-5 from beyond the stripe, added 19 points, and Nebojsa Damjanovic scored 15.
Florida Tech (11-4) shot 73.9 percent from the field in the first half, en route to a 43-36 halftime lead.
Tech cooled down in the second half, shooting 38.5 percent and getting outscored. But Eckerd (9-4) couldn’t pull it off down the stretch, as Florida Tech held on for the win.
Kerwin Thompson led all scorers with 27 points on 10-14 shooting in Eckerd’s losing effort. Darnell Jackson’ added 17 points for Eckerd, while Lateef Duncan had a game-high 7 assists.