KSU/FGCU PREVIEW

Fort Myers, FL- #27 FGCU (15-2, 8-0 ASUN) looks to extend their winning streak to 15 and 16 games, as they host Kennesaw State University (6-7, 1-7 ASUN) for back to back games starting Saturday February 16th.

Stats:

The Owls average 70.8 ppg, shoot 43% (361/837) from the field, and 32% (53/161) from beyond the arc. KSU averages 42.7 team rebounds per game. The Owls dish out 13.2 assists, 7.8 steals, and 4.4 blocks per game. KSU averages 18.5 team turnovers per game.

Overview:

FGCU heads into these games firing on all cylinders. The Eagles are in 1st place all by themselves, after Liberty was swept this past weekend by UNF. FGCU has won 14 games in a row, and as they faced some adversity Sunday afternoon in the first quarter vs UNA, they always seem to find a way to win. Kierstan Bell is on her way to becoming one of the best players to ever suit up for FGCU, while TK Morehouse is having an incredible first year with the Eagles giving teams fits when she drives or is #rainingthrees.

KSU heads into these games, looking for the upset vs FGCU. JR G Amani Johnson leads the team in scoring, averaging 13.7 ppg, and is a star in the making for the Owls. Amani made history in a win last weekend vs Young Harris College, dishing out her 330th career assist, making her the best playmaker in KSU history. Her backcourt partner, Jah’Che Whitfield is also having a great season averaging 10.9 ppg. The Owls only have 1 ASUN Conference win this year and it came against UNF.

Players To Watch For (KSU):

5’6 JR G Amani Johnson 13.7 ppg

6’1 FR F Stacie Jones 11.2 ppg

5’11 R-JR G Jah’Che Whitfield 10.9 ppg

Players To Watch For (FGCU):

6’1 SO G Kierstan Bell 22.9 ppg, 10.9 rpg

5’3 JR G TK Morehouse 19.1 ppg

5’6 SO G Aaliyah Stanley 10.3 ppg

Prediction:

FGCU 85 KSU 61

FGCU 87 KSU 60

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