FGCU Males’s Basketball Readies for North Kentucky in 2022 Gulf Coastline Display

November 20, 2022

FT MYERS, Fla.– 3 video games in the 2022 Gulf Coastline Display at Hertz Field in close-by Estero, Fla., wait for the FGCU guys’s basketball group today, starting with a 7:30 p.m. Monday pointer versus North Kentucky. All video games in the Gulf Coastline Display are offered by means of webcast at FloHoops.com. Monday’s choice establishes the Eagles’ following challenger.

The champion of the FGCU-Northern Kentucky video game deals with the champion of Drexel vs. UT-Arlington in the Gulf Coastline Display semifinals at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Groups not progressing to the finals take part in the alleviation brace for 5th location at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Currently a Perspective Organization rival, Northern Kentucky is 2-1 this period after a 64-51 residence success versus Cincinnati on Nov. 16. The Norse downed UC-Clermont 89-49 on Nov. 12, as well as shed to Kent State 79-57 on Nov. 7. Marques Warrick leads NKU in racking up at 18 factors per video game.

. FGCU has actually controlled North Kentucky throughout background, going 6-0 all-time versus the Norse. The interplay home-and-away collection for 3 years from 2013-15 when Northern Kentucky was an ASUN participant. The Eco-friendly & & Blue scratched its greatest win versus the Norse– 92-72– on March 1, 2014.

FGCU joined the 2014 as well as 2018 Gulf Coastline Showcases, going 2-1 in 2014 with success versus Marist as well as San Francisco prior to shedding to Eco-friendly Bay in the last. The Eagles went 0-3 in 2018, shedding to Colorado State, Toledo, as well as UTSA.

Junior onward Zach Anderson ( Apopka, Fla./ Apopka HS) is linked with junior guard Chase Johnston ( Boca Raton, Fla./ Westminster Academy/Stetson) for the group lead in racking up with 13.5 factors per video game. Elderly guard Isaiah Thompson ( Zionsville, Ind./ Zionsville HS/Purdue) is close behind at 11.5 factors per video game. Anderson leads all FGCU rebounders at 7.5 boards per getaway, as well as graduate guard Caleb Catto ( Cape Coral Reefs, Fla./ Southwest Florida Christian Academy) has actually dealt a team-best 15 aids.

Johnston was picked as the period’s very first ASUN Gamer of the Week for his efficiency over FGCU’s very first 3 getaways. He balanced 18 factors for the Eagles versus USC, San Diego as well as Ave Maria, leading the group with 20 factors in the 74-61 season-opening win at USC. Johnston gathered 23 factors as well as linked on 5 triples at San Diego. Johnston topped the week versus Ave Maria with 11 factors, 3 rebounds, as well as 3 takes in a success in the group’s residence opener.

. Last Wednesday evening located the Eagles on the brief side of an 81-50 roadway choice at No. 17 Tennessee as well as the Vols’ suppressing protection. Anderson led the Eco-friendly & & Blue with 11 factors versus the Vols, which held FGCU to 30.4 percent (14 of 46) capturing from the area as well as 5 of 24 effective 3-point efforts (20.8 percent).

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Rub Chambers was formally presented as the 5th FGCU guys’s basketball head train in March 2022 bringing a wide range of experience in university basketball highlighted by head training jobs at Penn State as well as Boston College. Chambers invested 9 years leading the Penn State (2011-20) program as well as 2 years as head train at Boston College (2009-11). He has 192 profession success because period consisting of 4 20-plus win periods. Component of his profession as a head train was highlighted by leading the Nittany Lions to a No. 9 nationwide position in 2019-20 which linked the program’s best-ever position embed in 1996. Before coming to be a head train, he invested 5 periods as component of the Villanova team assisting the Wildcats to a Last 4 (2009 ), 2 Elite 8, as well as 3 Wonderful Sixteen looks throughout his period.

FGCU Sports funds occasions in November as well as April to profit the FGCU School Food Cupboard (www.fgcu.edu/foodpantry) as well as the Harry Chapin Food Financial institution (www.harrychapinfoodbank.org), FGCU Sports’ charities of selection. For more details, consisting of exactly how to make a payment, please browse through www.fgcu.edu/foodpantry as well as use the hashtag #FeedFGCU to aid elevate recognition.

FGCU groups have actually integrated to win an unbelievable 93 meeting routine period as well as competition titles in simply 15-plus periods at the Department I level. Furthermore, in simply 11-plus periods of D-I postseason qualification, the Eagles have actually had a consolidated 46 groups or people contend in NCAA champions. In 2022, the guys’s golf group came to be the very first program to make an at-large berth to the NCAA Competition. 8 FGCU programs have actually gained a top-25 nationwide position in their particular sporting activity – consisting of ladies’s basketball (No. 20, 2021-22), coastline volley ball (No. 20, 2022) as well as both guys’s football (2018, 2019) as well as ladies’s football (2018) as 4 of one of the most current. In 2016-17, the Eco-friendly & & Blue uploaded a department-best sixth-place coating in the DI-AAA Learfield Supervisors’ Mug as well as top-100 revealing across the country, in advance of numerous Power-5 as well as FBS organizations. In 2018-19, the Eagles had an ASUN as well as state of Florida ideal 7 groups make the NCAA’s Public Acknowledgment Honor for their Academic Progression Price in their sporting activity. FGCU additionally jointly gained a document 3.50 grade point average in the class in the autumn 2020 term as well as has actually outmatched the basic College undergraduate populace for 26 successive terms. The previous 6 terms (Autumn 2019– Springtime 2022) saw an additional turning point got to as all 15 programs attained a 3.0-or-higher collective group grade point average. The Eagles additionally offered an all-time high 7,200 volunteer hrs in 2017 – being acknowledged as one of 2 runners-up for the inaugural NACDA Social work Honor offered by the Carnival Dish.


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