Eagles outlast Campbell down the stretch
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP)—Casey Wohlleb scored all his 21 points in the second half to rally Florida Gulf Coast to a 78-73 victory over Campbell on Thursday night.
The Eagles (7-13, 3-3 Atlantic Sun) were down by six points with about five minutes left, yet fought back to end Campbell’s three-game winning streak.
The Camels (8-10, 3-3) were still ahead 64-59 with 4:51 left, but Wohlleb and Rob Quaitance hit consecutive threes and Roman Narmbaye had two foul shots to give FGCU a 67-66 lead with under three minutes to go.
Campbell tied things at 70-all on Julius Perkins’ free throws with 1:18 remaining. Wohlleb followed with his fourth 3-pointer of the game to send the Eagles up 73-70.
The Camels, trailing 76-73, had two chances to tie in the final minute, but lost the ball on turnovers both times.
Narmbaye added 19 points, 11 rebounds and five blocked shots for Florida Gulf Coast.
Jonathan Rodriguez led Campbell with 24 points and 11 rebounds.