ECKERD/FGCU RECAP

Fort Myers, FL- FGCU (2-2) snapped a two game wining streak, defeating Eckerd College 99-59 Sunday night at Alico Arena.

Stats:

FGCU shot 48.8% (39/80) from the field, 29.8% (14/47) from beyond the arc, and outrebounded the Tritons 53-29. The Eagles dished out 27 assists, had 13 steals, and 4 blocks in the game. The Eagles forced 16 Eckerd team turnovers, while having 9 team turnovers of their own.

Outstanding Players (EC):

Daniel Love 19 pts, 9 reb

Atraiel Washington 11 pts, 2 reb

Gianfranco Grafals 10 pts, 3 reb

Outstanding Players (FGCU):

Dakota Rivers 15 pts, 6 reb

Zach Anderson 15 pts, 6 reb

Tavian Dunn-Martin 13 pts, 4 asts

Overview:

The Eagles snapped a two game losing streak dominating the Tritons Sunday night. It was one of those games that FGCU was able to play 16 players, and it’s always great getting to see the scout team to get some minutes. The Eagles had six players in double figures in scoring in tonight’s game. Dakota Rivers and Zach Anderson each scored 15 points, Tavian Dunn-Martin scored 13 pts, and Kevin Samuel just missed a double double finishing with 11 points, and 9 rebounds in the game. Eckerd was led in scoring by Daniel Love, who finished with 19 pts. The Eagles were just too big and physical for the Tritons, as the Eagles earned their 2nd non NCAA D-1 win of the season.

What’s Next:

FGCU remain at home to face Rhode Island University (4-1) Tuesday night at 7 PM from Alico Arena.

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