Bellarmine grabbed a 81-68 win over Florida Gulf Coast on Thursday, behind a 19-point effort from CJ Fleming at Freedom Hall.
Bellarmine got 17 points from Dylan Penn and another 16 points from Ethan Claycomb. Dylan Penn contributed 10 assists, while Juston Betz cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Florida Gulf Coast got 27 points from Tavian Dunn-Martin in a losing cause and another 13 points from Austin Richie. Tavian Dunn-Martin contributed 4 assists for them, while Kevin Samuel had 10 rebounds.
Bellarmine trailed at halftime, 38-36.
Florida Gulf Coast had a 31-20 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.