UNA/#20 FGCU PREVIEW

Fort Myers, FL- #20 FGCU (21-1, 10-0 ASUN) looks to win their 15th game in a row, as the Eagles face UNA (9-12, 4-5 ASUN) Wednesday at 5:30 PM from Alico Arena.

Stats (UNA):

The Lions average 70.2 ppg, shoot 40.8% (506/1241) from the field, and 33.2% (204/615) from beyond the arc. UNA averages 35.3 team rebounds per game. The Lions dish out 15.6 assists, 7.0 steals, and 4.7 blocks per game. UNA averages 17.0 team turnovers per game

Stats (#20 FGCU):

The Eagles average 82.5 ppg, shoot 45.3% (658/1453) from the field, and 33.5% (275/822) from beyond the arc. #20 FGCU averages 36.1 team rebounds per game. The Eagles dish out 18.7 assists, 10.4 steals, and 2.8 blocks per game. #20 FGCU averages 11.8 team turnovers per game.

Players To Watch For (UNA):

5’9 GR G Julia Strachen 13.6 ppg, 2.0 rpg

6’0 SO G Macey Lee 11.6 ppg, 6.5 rpg

5’7 SO G Jade Moore 9.0 ppg, 3.8 rpg

Players To Watch For (#20 FGCU):

5’3 SR G TK Morehouse 14.8 ppg, 3.4 rpg

5’7 GR G Kendall Spray 10.7 ppg, 2.7 rpg

5’9 GR G Kerstie Phills 9.6 ppg, 5.1 rpg

Overview:

#20 FGCU continues to dominate the ASUN Conference, and their next test is the UNA Lions. Head Coach Missy Tibber is in her 9th season leading UNA, and the Lions are led offensively by Julia Strachen, who averages 13.6 ppg. UNA played a non-conference schedule that included games at Kentucky, and Purdue. UNA has beaten EKU, Bellarmine, Jacksonville, and UNF in ASUN Conference play. Expect the Eagles to apply the pressure early on this inexperienced Lions team, and earn a double digit win, extending their winning streak to 15 games.

Prediction:

#20 FGCU 73 UNA 48

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