Florida Southern 73, Bentley 69
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) _ Tim Gatz scored 22 points to lead Florida Southern to a 73-69 victory over Bentley on Monday.
There were eight lead changes and eight tied scores before Bentley grabbed a 35-31 lead at halftime. The lead changed hands seven more time changes before Florida Southern (9-2) took a 50-49 lead with 8:06 left.
Bentley (4-5) cut the lead to five, 62-57, with 2:48 left, but could get no closer.
Andy Robertson added 18 points and grabbed six rebounds for Florida Southern. He and Gatz combined for 40 points.
Brian Skerry led Bentley with 25 points.