Fort Myers, FL- FGCU (17-14, 7-11 ASUN) defeated Austin Peay (9-22, 3-15 ASUN), 89-71, Friday night, from Alico Arena.

Stats (APSU):

Austin Peay shot 45.2% (28/62) from the field, 24.2% (8/33) from beyond the arc, and were outrebounded 36-31 by FGCU. The Governors dished out 19 assists, had 6 steals, and 1 block in the game. Austin Peay forced 9 FGCU team turnovers, while having 10 team turnovers of their own.

Stats (FGCU):

FGCU shot 51.7% (30/58) from the field, 50.0% (13/26) from beyond the arc, and outrebounded Austin Peay 36-31. The Eagles dished out 15 assists, had 6 steals, and 2 blocks in the game. FGCU forced 10 Austin Peay team turnovers, while having 9 team turnovers of their own.

Outstanding Players (APSU):

Elijah Hutchins-Everett 20 pts

Carlos Paez 16 pts, 7 asts

Cameron Copeland 11 pts, 4 reb

Outstanding Players (FGCU):

Chase Johnston 23 pts, 10 reb

Isaiah Thompson 21 pts, 5 reb

Andre Weir 11 pts, 2 reb


The Eagles shot lights out in the first half of this game and were on a mission to win Friday night from Alico Arena. FGCU took a 62-37 lead into the half, and never looked back in the game. Chase Johnston led the Eagles with a game high 23 points, and 10 rebounds, earning his first career double-double. Isaiah Thompson finished with 21 points, and Andre Weir contributed 11 points. Austin Peay was led offensively by Elijah Hutchins-Everett, who scored 20 points. FGCU shot 50% from beyond the arc, hitting 13 three point field goals, and the hot shooting helped FGCU runaway with tonight’s game.

FGCU earned a spot in the ASUN Conference tournament as the 10th, and final seed, with the win over the Governors. Jacksonville lost to Eastern Kentucky, 56-52, and the Eagles controlled their destiny with the win, and would have won the tiebreaker, since FGCU won both games during the regular season vs the Dolphins.

What’s Next:

#10 seed FGCU will face #9 seed Queens University in thr first round of the ASUN Conference tournament, Monday, from the KSU Convocation Center. The winner will face #1 Kennesaw State University, Tuesday, from the KSU Convocation Center.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: