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Atlantic Sun Tournament 2012 Day Three Schedule And Bracket: East Tennessee State Takes On Belmont, Florida Gulf Coast To Face Mercer

The top-seeded Atlantic Sun team Belmont and No. 4 East Tennessee State face off on Friday in the league's semifinal round. Mercer and Florida Gulf Coast matchup following the Belmont/East Tennessee State game.

East Tennessee State advanced after defeating North Florida, 68-66 in the quarterfinal round on Thursday night. In that game Isaiah Brown led the way with 22 points. East Tennessee State was coming off a loss in its final regular season game at the hands of Florida Gulf Coast.

Now the Buccaneers have a chance at upsetting Belmont, a team which defeated them twice this season with both games resulting in double-digit margins.

Kerron Johnson is leading Belmont in scoring, averaging 14.1 points a game. Ian Clark adds 12.1 points a game, while Drew Hanlen and Scott Saunders contribute 11.1 and 10.3, respectively.

Florida Gulf Coast is in the semifinal round after an upset over No.3 seed USC Upstate.

#4 ETSU vs #1 Belmont University Center 6:00 p.m.
#6 FGCU vs #2 Mercer University Center 8:30 p.m.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.