FGCU/STETSON PREVIEW

Deland, FL- FGCU (11-7, 1-3 ASUN) looks to end a three game losing streak, as they face Stetson University (7-10, 1-3 ASUN) Tuesday night at 7 PM from the Edmunds Center.

Stats (FGCU):

The Eagles average 76.0 ppg, shoot 44.8% (485/1082) from the field, and 35.0% (186/531) from beyond the arc. FGCU averages 38.4 team rebounds per game. The Eagles dish out 16.2 assists, 7.3 steals, and 4.7 blocks per game. FGCU averages 14.4 team turnovers per game.

Stats (SU):

The Hatters average 66.8 ppg, shoot 42.9% (426/992) from the field, and 34.1% (142/417) from beyond the arc. Stetson averages 35.1 team rebounds per game. The Hatters dish out 14.8 assists, 7.4 steals, and 2.4 blocks per game. Stetson averages 13.1 team turnovers per game

Players To Watch For (FGCU):

5’8 GR G Tavian Dunn-Martin 19.1 ppg, 2.8 rpg

6’3 JR G Cyrus Largie 11.1 ppg, 4.9 rpg

6’11 6th C Kevin Samuel 11.0 ppg, 9.5 rpg

Players To Watch For (SU):

6’4 JR G Rob Perry 15.9 ppg, 5.7 rpg

6’2 SO G Chase Johnston 13.0 ppg, 2.8 rpg

6’5 GR G Christiaan Jones 12.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg

Overview:

Both FGCU and Stetson head into this game with identical 1-3 ASUN Conference records, and one team will look to get back on track with a win Tuesday night in Deland. The Eagles and Hatters both have wins over UNF, but also each have lost to Liberty, KSU, and JU. Stetson is led by Head Coach Donnie Jones, who is in his 3rd season leading the Hatters. The Hatters leading scorer is Rob Perry, who has an unorthodox shot, but averages 15.9 ppg. Stetson played a non-conference schedule that featured games vs Miami (OH), Miami, Campbell, and Georgia Tech.

FGCU continues to not be able to finish out games, and lost another close game to Liberty University, Saturday night at home. The Eagles have lost 2 of their last 3 games by 3 points, and need to start winning the close games. Tavian Dunn-Martin leads the team in scoring with 19.1 ppg, but struggled Saturday night (2/17 from field, 1/10 from beyond the arc). If the Eagles are gonna start winning some ASUN Conference games, they are need TDM to shoot better than that. The Eagles and Hatters always play close competitive games, so we imagine another tightly contested game from the Edmunds Center Tuesday night.

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