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Atlantic Sun Tournament - North Alabama Downs Florida Gulf Coast 96-81 - Match Report

North Alabama got a 26-point performance from Payton Youngblood as they ran past Florida Gulf Coast 96-81 on Friday at UNF Arena.

North Alabama got 20 points from Mervin James and another 16 points from Jamari Blackmon. Jamari Blackmon contributed 6 assists, while Emanuel Littles cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Florida Gulf Coast got 19 points from Jalen Warren in a losing cause and another 17 points from Eli Abaev. Luis Rolon contributed 4 assists for them, while Cyrus Largie had 7 rebounds.

North Alabama was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored North Alabama as they grabbed 34 boards, while Florida Gulf Coast only had 32