Newark, NJ- #22 FGCU (27-2, 14-0) won their 16th game in a row, 68-39, vs NJIT (4-22, 1-12) Saturday afternoon from the Wellness and Event Center.
FGCU stayed undefeated in ASUN conference play with another road win and had 3 players in double figures in scoring including: Keri Jewett-Giles (16 pts), Anja Marinkovic (12 pts, 4/6 from 3), and Kerstie Phills (10 pts). FGCU played 14 players in the game and with the ASUN Regular Season Championship and #1 seed secured, it’s all about getting the team completely healthy heading into the ASUN tournament.
FGCU shot 35% from the field (23/65), 35% from beyond the arc (18/51) and were outrebounded 42-34 by the Highlanders in the game. The Eagles dished out 17 assists in the game and on the defensive end of the ball had 12 steals and 2 blocks in the game. FGCU forced 22 NJIT turnovers and had 8 team turnovers in the game.
Outstanding Players (FGCU):
Keri Jewett-Giles 16 pts
Anja Marinkovic 12 pts
Kerstie Phills 10 pts, 7 rebounds
Outstanding Player(s) (NJIT):
Danielle Tunstall 10 pts, 9 rebounds
#22 FGCU faces UNA (17-8, 8-5) on 2/29 at 3:30 PM from Alico Arena.