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#24 FGCU/ LIBERTY

Lynchburg, VA- #24 FGCU (20-2, 7-0) looks to extend their winning streak to ten games Saturday afternoon vs Liberty University (11-9, 4-3).

Overview:

FGCU now faces Liberty in the road portion of their ASUN schedule after defeating the Flames previously on 1/6 64-57. Since the matchup with FGCU, Liberty is 4-2 and is currently 4th place in the ASUN.

In the first matchup, the Flames were able to hold FGCU to 15% from beyond the arc (5/33). The Eagles and Flames combined for 36 turnovers in a sloppy game in that concern.

Stats:

Liberty averages 65.3 points per game, shoot 41% from the field, and 27.5% from beyond the arc. The Flames average 40.6 rebounds per game. LU dishes out 13.1 assists per game and on the defensive end of the ball average 7.2 steals per game and 2.0 blocks per game. Liberty averages 17.5 team turnovers a game.

Players to Watch For:

6’1 F/C R-JR Keyen Green 13.2 ppg

5’6 JR G Ashtyn Baker 10.9 ppg 

6’2 JR F Bridgette Rettstatt 9.6 ppg (injured, played 1 min combined last 2 games) 

Projected Starting Lineup (FGCU):

G-Keri Jewett-Giles

G-Davion Wingate

G-Kerstie Phills

F-Nasrin Ulel

F-Tytionia Adderly

Projected Starting Lineup (LU):

G-Ashtyn Baker

G-Emily Lytle

G-Audrey Clark

G-Asia Todd

C-Keyen Green

Prediction:

FGCU 83 LU 71

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