FGCU/UCF PREVIEW

Orlando, FL- FGCU (3-2) looks to extend their winning streak to three games, as they face UCF (2-0) on the road, Sunday afternoon at 2 PM from Addition Financial Arena.

Stats:

The Golden Knights are averaging 59.0 ppg, shoot 46% from the field, 50% from beyond the arc, and average 35.0 team rebounds per game. UCF dishes out 16.5 assists per game, 11.0 steals per game, and 4.0 blocks per game. UCF averages 21.0 team turnovers per game

Overview:

The Golden Knights are undefeated early in Non-Conference play with wins over the University of Virginia (60-34) at home and LSU on the road (58-48). UCF is coached by Head Coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson who is in her 5th year leading the team.

UCF plays suffocating defense holding their opponents to 28% shooting from the field, and 30% from beyond the arc. Opponents are only averaging 41.0 ppg against them also.

Players To Watch For (FGCU):

5’3 JR G TK Morehouse 22.3 ppg

6’1 SO G/F Kierstan Bell 19.0 ppg, 15.5 rpg

5’10 R-JR G Emma List 10.2 ppg

Players To Watch For (UCF):

6’1 SR G/F Courtajia Sanders 15.5 ppg

5’8 JR G Diamond Battles 13.0 ppg, 6.5 rpg

6’3 JR F Brittney Smith 10.0 ppg

Prediction:

FGCU 61 UCF 57

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