Fort Myers, FL- #1 FGCU (31-3) defeated #4 Austin Peay (17-12), 51-34, in the ASUN Conference semifinals, Wednesday night, from Alico Arena.

Stats (#4 APSU):

Austin Peay shot 26.9% (14/52) from the field, 0% (0/5) from beyond the arc, and outrebounded FGCU 37-34. The Governors dished out 6 assists, had 4 steals, and 3 blocks in the game. Austin Peay forced FGCU 11 team turnovers, while having 20 team turnovers of their own.

Stats (#1 FGCU):

FGCU shot 31.4% (16/51) from the field, 18.5% (5/27) from beyond the arc, and were outrebounded 37-34 by Austin Peay. The Eagles dished out 10 assists, had 10 steals, and 4 blocks in the game. FGCU forced 20 Austin Peay team turnovers, while having 11 team turnovers of their own.

Outstanding Players (#4 APSU):

Shamarre Hale 14 pts, 5 reb

Mariah Adams 9 pts, 6 reb

Outstanding Players (#1 FGCU):

TK Morehouse 14 pts, 3 reb

Sha Carter 12 pts, 9 reb


This game felt like the previous game between the Governors and Eagles, with both defenses coming to the forefront, and offense very hard to come by. #1 seed FGCU held Austin Peay to 0% shooting from beyond the arc, and 26% from the field. The Governors game was inside and attacking the undersized Eagles. FGCU was led offensively by TK Morehouse, who scored 14 points. Sha Carter also finished in double figures, scoring 12 points in the game. Sha had some huge points for the Eagles, especially in the 2nd quarter. Shamarre Hale led the Governors with 14 points, and was there only chance to keep up with FGCU. It was a chess match between Coach Smesko, and Coach Young, but FGCU was able to take care of their business on their home court, and now they turn their attention to the ASUN Championship game.

What’s Next:

#1 FGCU (31-3) faces #2 Liberty University (24-7) in the ASUN Championship game, Saturday night from Alico Arena.

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