EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Zach Johnson had 24 points and Florida Gulf Coast made all 10 free throws in the final minute for an 80-70 win over Stetson on Thursday night.
Brandon Goodwin added 18 point and eight assists, and Rayjon Tucker scored 12 for the Eagles (23-7, 12-2 Atlantic Sun). Derick Newton led the Hatters (11-20, 3-11) with 16 on 5-of-17 shooting.
The Hatters had a 14-5 run that pushed them to a 62-60 lead with 5:16 left. But FGCU took the lead for good on its next possession with Johnson's 3-pointer. Johnson hit another and later capped the 10-1 run with a dunk to make it 70-63 with 56 seconds left.
There will be a rematch on Monday. FGCU clinched the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament and will face eighth-seeded Stetson.