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NJIT/FGCU PREVIEW

Fort Myers, FL- FGCU (6-15, 3-3) welcomes NJIT (6-13, 3-3) to Alico Arena Satuday night at 7 PM.

Overview:

NJIT is led by Head Coach Brian Kennedy and he is in his 4th season leading the Highlanders. NJIT played a non conference schedule which included games on the road against Providence, UCF, and UCONN.

Stats:

NJIT averages 64.5 points per game. They shoot 40.8% from the field, and 31% from beyond the arc. The Highlanders average 34.1 rebounds per game and dish out 11.5 assists per game. On the defensive side of the ball, NJIT averages 5.6 steals per game and 2.5 blocks per game. The Highlanders average 11.5 team turnovers per game.

Players To Watch For:

5’9 JR G Zach Cooks 19.1 ppg

6’8 JR F San Antonio Brinson 11.4 ppg

6’1 SR G Shyquan Gibbs 9.1 ppg

Projected Starting Lineup (NJIT):

G-Zach Cooks

G-Shyquan Gibbs

G-Reilly Walsh

F-San Antonio Brinson

F-Souleymane Diakite

Projected Starting Lineup (FGCU):

G-Caleb Catto

G-Jalen Warren

G-Sam Gagliardi

F-Tracy Hector Jr

F-Justus Rainwater

Prediction:

FGCU 68 NJIT 63

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