FGCU/JU PREVIEW

Jacksonville, FL- #27 FGCU (17-2 10-0 ASUN), winner of their last sixteen games, looks to extend their winning streak to 17 and 18 games, as they head on the road to face Jacksonville University (3-12, 1-9 ASUN) Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

Stats:

JU averages 56.6 ppg, shoots 32.9% (312/948) from the field, and 24.8% (81/327) from beyond the arc. The Dolphins average 39.8 team rebounds per game. JU dishes out 9.3 assists, 9.7 steals, and 2.7 blocks per game. The Dolphins average 15.4 team turnovers per game.

Overview:

FGCU heads to Duval County to face last place Jacksonville University and while the Eagles can never take any games off, Coach Smesko’s squad needs to continue to take care of business and play great team basketball, as they close in on the ASUN Tournament. JU is led by 5’10 R-SO G Erin Wilson who averages 15.8 ppg, 5’10 JR G Deshari Graham who averages 11.8 ppg and 5’9 SR G Alexis Pierce who averages 9.6 ppg. The Dolphins are coached by Head Coach Darnell Haney, who is in his 3rd season leading the team.

Players To Watch For (FGCU):

6’1 SO G Kierstan Bell 23.5 ppg, 10.9 rpg

5’3 JR G TK Morehouse 18.4 ppg

5’6 SO G Aaliyah Stanley 10.4 ppg

Players To Watch For (JU):

5’10 R-SO G Erin Wilson 15.8 ppg, 6.4 rpg

5’10 JR G Deshari Graham 11.8 ppg

5’9 SR G Alexis Pierce 9.6 ppg

Prediction:

FGCU 91 JU 47

FGCU 101 JU 50

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