ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Alston Mason's 20 points helped Missouri State defeat FGCU 70-61 on Friday night at the Paradise Jam.

Mason shot 7 for 11, including 4 for 6 from beyond the arc for the Bears (2-1). Donovan Clay scored 17 points while shooting 6 for 9 (2 for 5 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4 from the free-throw line, and added six rebounds. Matthew Lee had 17 points and shot 6 for 10, including 5 for 9 from beyond the arc.

Isaiah Thompson led the way for the Eagles (1-3) with 15 points and two steals. FGCU also got 14 points from Keeshawn Kellman. Franco Miller Jr. also had eight points.


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