FORT MYERS, Fla. -- — Daniel Ortiz had 19 points in North Alabama's 87-85 overtime win over FGCU on Saturday night.
Chase Johnston hit two 3-pointers in the final minute to get Florida Gulf Coast within a point, 86-86, but he missed a 3-pointer for the lead with three seconds left.
Ortiz was 7 of 10 shooting (4 for 7 from distance) for the Lions (14-11, 6-6 Atlantic Sun Conference). Jacari Lane scored 18 points and added six rebounds and six assists. KJ Johnson shot 3 of 11 from the field and 6 for 10 from the line to finish with 12 points.
Both teams play on Thursday. North Alabama hosts Austin Peay while FGCU travels to play North Florida.
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