Deland, FL- FGCU (24-3, 13-1 ASUN) defeated Stetson University (11-15, 5-8 ASUN), 67-57, Saturday afternoon from the Edmunds Center.
FGCU shot 46.2% (24/52) from the field, 38.5% (10/26) from beyond the arc, and outrebounded Stetson 34-28. The Eagles dished out 14 assists, 7 steals, and 1 block in the game. FGCU forced 14 Stetson team turnovers, while having 13 team turnovers of their own.
Stetson shot 43.8% (24/52) from the field, 50.0% (4/8) from beyond the arc, and were outrebounded 34-28 by FGCU. The Hatters dished out 12 assists, 6 steals, and 2 blocks in the game. Stetson forced 13 FGCU team turnovers, while 14 having team turnovers of their own.
Outstanding Players (FGCU):
TK Morehouse 15 pts, 5 asts
Sha Carter 12 pts, 10 reb
Sophia Stiles 10 pts, 5 reb
Outstanding Players (SU):
Kiya Turner 18 pts, 3 reb
Jordan Peete 13 pts, 2 reb
Jaelyn Talley 9 pts, 7 reb
FGCU survived and did enough from beyond the arc, to defeat Stetson University, Saturday afternoon. The Eagles were led offensively by TK Morehouse, who had 15 points. Sha Carter had another huge game, finishing with a double double of 12 points, and 10 rebounds. Stetson was led offensively by Kiya Turner, who finished with a game high 18 points. Jordan Peete played really well, and had 13 points in the game. FGCU held Khamya McNeal to only 7 points, and that was huge for the Eagles. Second chance buckets were key for the Eagles, and when you get that kind of effort, it usually pays off. FGCU will shoot the ball better than Saturday afternoon, but you take these kind of wins, and move onto the next game.
FGCU (24-3, 13-1 ASUN) heads home to face Lipscomb University (17-8, 11-2 ASUN), Thursday night at 7 PM from Alico Arena.
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