FGCU/GEORGIA SOUTHERN PREVIEW

Statesboro, GA- FGCU (5-2) looks to win their fourth game in a row, as they head on the road to face Georgia Southern University (4-3), Wednesday night at 7:30 PM, from W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse.

Stats (FGCU):

FGCU averages 74.9 ppg, shoots 42.4% (181/427) from the field, and 34.8% (69/198) from beyond the arc. The Eagles average 38.3 team rebounds per game. FGCU dishes out 13.6 assists, 6.9 steals, and 2.9 blocks per game. The Eagles average 11.4 team turnovers per game.

Stats (GSU):

Georgia Southern averages 68.9 ppg, shoots 45.3% (189/417) from the field, and 26.8% (37/138) from beyond the arc. The Eagles average 34.1 team rebounds per game. Georgia Southern dishes out 12.3 assists, 9.6 steals, and 3.3 blocks per game. The Eagles average 12.0 team turnovers per game.

3 Players To Watch For (FGCU):

6’1 SR G Isaiah Thompson 13.9 ppg, 1.4 rpg

6-3 JR G Chase Johnston 13.7 ppg, 2.6 rpg

6’7 JR F Zach Anderson 12.7 ppg, 7.3 rpg

3 Players To Watch For (GSU):

6’7 R-SR F Andrei Savrasov 12.5 ppg, 5.3 rpg

-2021-22 CoSIDA Academic All-District
-2021-22 Sun Belt Commissioner’s List

6’11 R-SR F Carlos Curry 10.3 ppg, 7.3 rpg

6’3 5th G Kamari Brown 9.3 ppg, 3.0 rpg

-Averaged 9.3 ppg last season as a Senior for Georgia Southern

Overview:

FGCU heads into this game, winners of three straight games, including all three games in the Gulf Coast Showcase, as they left Hertz Arena as the champions. The Eagles played some of their best basketball of the season in the Gulf Coast Showcase. FGCU is led offensively by Isaiah Thompson, who is averaging 13.9 ppg.

Georgia Southern has wins over Trinity Baptist, Houston Christian, Western Michigan, and Ogelthorpe on the season. Their losses were against San Jose State, Santa Clara, and Rice. Head Coach Brian Burg has led the team since 2020. The Eagles are led offensively by Andrei Savrasov, who is averaging 12.5 ppg. FGCU defeated Georgia Southern 73-30 on December 22, 2020 from Alico Arena, in their last previous meeting. 6’11 R-SR F Carlos Curry is the Eagles big man in the post, he averages 10.3 ppg, and limiting him is key to an FGCU victory. Should be a fun one in Statesboro Wednesday night!

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