Fort Myers, FL- FGCU (16-2, 4-0 ASUN) won their eighth game in a row, defeating UNA (6-9, 1-3 ASUN), 74-51, Thursday night from Alico Arena.
UNA shot 38.0% (19/50) from the field, 31.8% (7/22) from beyond the arc, and were outrebounded 36-28 by FGCU. The Lions dished out 11 assists, had 5 steals, and 4 blocks in the game. UNA forced 12 FGCU team turnovers, while having 17 team turnovers of their own.
FGCU shot 47.5% (28/59) from the field, 36.0% (9/25) from beyond the arc, and outrebounded UNA 36-28. The Eagles dished out 17 assists, had 8 steals, and 6vblocks in the game. FGCU forced 17 UNA team turnovers, while having 12 team turnovers of their own.
Outstanding Players (UNA):
Skyler Gill 13 pts, 7 reb
Alyssa Clutter 10 pts, 4 reb
Outstanding Players (FGCU):
TK Morehouse 14 pts, 4 asts
Sophia Stiles 12 pts, 5 reb
Uju Ezeudu 11 pts, 4 reb
FGCU survived a UNA team that made the game much closer than the final score was. FGCU took a 29-28 lead into halftime, but outscored UNA 45-23 in the second half of tonight’s game. FGCU was led offensively by TK Morehouse, who scored a game high 14 points.
UNA was led offensively by Skyler Gill, who scored 13 points. Sophia Stiles (12 points), Uju Ezeudu (11 points), and Alyza Winston (10 points), also scored in double figures for FGCU. The Eagles were held to 9 three point field goals in the game, but in ASUN Conference play, you are gonna have tough games like tonight, and finding a way to victory is everything.
FGCU (16-2, 4-0 ASUN) faces Central Arkansas (6-9, 1-3 ASUN), on Saturday at 7 PM, from Alico Arena.