Jacksonville, AL- #24 FGCU (27-3, 15-1 ASUN) faces Jacksonville State University (15-12, 8-8 ASUN), Saturday at 5 PM, from the Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Stats (#24 FGCU):
#24 FGCU averages 78.5 ppg, shoot 47.7% (855/1793) from the field, and 37.4% (356/951) from beyond the arc. The Eagles average 33.4 team rebounds per game. #24 FGCU dishes 18.1 out assists, 9.1 steals, and 2.4 blocks per game. The Eagles average 12.6 team turnovers per game.
JSU averages 63.0 ppg, shoot 37.2% (603/1623) from the field, and 28.8% (166/577) from beyond the arc. The Gamecocks average 38.0 team rebounds per game. JSU dishes out 9.7 assists, 6.9 steals, and 1.9 blocks per game. The Gamecocks average 12.2 team turnovers per game.
3 Players To Watch For (#24 FGCU):
5’3 5th G TK Morehouse 16.1 ppg, 3.4 rpg
6’0 5th G Sha Carter 13.6 ppg, 5.8 rpg
5’8 R-JR G Alyza Winston 13.3 ppg, 2.4 rpg
3 Players To Watch For (JSU):
6’0 GR F Kennedy Gavin 12.2 ppg, 7.4 rpg
5’2 5th G Shawnta Shaw 10.3 ppg, 3.9 rpg
5’9 5th G Kyra Williams 8.3 ppg, 1.7 rpg
#24 FGCU and JSU square off for the first time this season, Saturday, from the Pete Mathews Coliseum. The Gamecocks are 8-8 in ASUN Conference play, and are currently in a 3 way tie for 6th place, in the conference. Head Coach Rick Pietri has led the Gamecocks since 2013. Kennedy Gavin leads JSU offensively, averaging 12.2 ppg. Shawnta Shaw is having a strong season also, and is averaging 10.3 ppg.
FGCU is led offensively by TK Morehouse, who is averaging 16.1 ppg. Sha Carter continues to lead the team recently in points , and is averaging 13.6 ppg for the year. She is making her case for ASUN Conference 1st team, with the numbers she has been putting up offensively. Carter has been the player to step up when needed offensively, and with the play of Morehouse, Carter, and Winston, it’s pick your poison, and with whatever choice you make, someone will be left open. Liberty is 14-2 in ASUN Conference play, so FGCU can not overlook any team, and the Eagles need to extend their winning streak to ten games, with the Flames right behind them in the conference standings.
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