Fort Myers, FL- FGCU (13-4, 3-1 ASUN) got back on track, dominating UNF (7-9, 2-2 ASUN), 82-57, Saturday night from Alico Arena.
UNF shot 34.4% (21/61) from the field, 24.1% (7/29) from beyond the arc, and were outrebounded 46-28 by FGCU. The Ospreys dished out 8 assists, had 4 steals, and 3 blocks in the game. UNF forced 14 FGCU team turnovers, while having 14 team turnovers of their own.
FGCU shot 50.7% (35/69) from the field, 40.0% (10/25) from beyond the arc, and outrebounded UNF 46-28. The Eagles dished out 20 assists, had 7 steals, and 6 blocks in the game. FGCU forced 14 UNF team turnovers, while having 14 team turnovers of their own.
Outstanding Players (UNF):
Carter Hendricksen 12 pts, 7 reb
Jadyn Parker 8 pts, 3 reb
Jose Placer 7 pts, 3 reb
Outstanding Players (FGCU):
Andre Weir 18 pts, 15 reb (career high)
Isaiah Thompson 15 pts, 4 reb
Cyrus Largie 11 pts, 7 reb
After a frustrating loss on the road to Austin Peay, Head Coach Pat Chambers had this team motivated, and ready to play Saturday night, as the Eagles dominated the Ospreys.
Andre Weir dominated UNF in the paint, finishing with a double-double, consisting of a game high 18 points, and a career high 15 rebounds. Isaiah Thompson (15 points), Cyrus Largie (11 points), and Chase Johnston (11 points) also finished in double figures in scoring for the Eagles. UNF was led offensively by Carter Hendricksen, who scored 12 points. FGCU took a 47-23 lead to the half vs UNF. The Eagles had 20 assists in the game, and when you move the ball like that in ASUN play, you are destined to get great results. FGCU also shot 50% from the field, and hit 10 three point field goals in the game. When the Eagles hit 10+ 3 pointers, FGCU has a flow to their offense, and this was the case tonight in the blowout victory.
FGCU (13-4, 3-1 ASUN) heads on the road to face Eastern Kentucky (9-7, 2-1 ASUN), on 1/12 at 7 PM from McBrayer Arena in Richmond, Kentucky.
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