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Fort Myers, Florida – After a tough trip that saw an overtime victory and a last-second setback, the FGCU men’s basketball team (12-4 overall, 2-1 ASUN) returned to Nest on Saturday night to face the North Florida Ospreys (7- 9, 1-2). Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at Arico Arena, and the game is available to watch on ESPN+.
FGCU will play its fourth game in seven days. Last Saturday he kicked off his conference journey against ASUN with a thrilling win at home against Jacksonville. The Eagles again engineered a comeback to force overtime before beating Central Arkansas on the road Tuesday night, but Thursday night in Austin his peas he lost 61-59.
Ariko Arena is a safe haven for Green & Blue, who have won all five of their home games this season and are on an 11-game winning streak through the 2021-22 season. FGCU is his 12-5 at home against North Florida as part of a 19-16 record. The Ospreays won their latest game of the series, but on February 19, 2022 he won 70–64, splitting his series for the season. of FGCUs Kevin Samuel notch his 13th Losing a double-double for the season, he scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.
North Florida has an 89-86 home win against Kennesaw State on Thursday. Redshirt junior guard Jose his placer hit his 30-foot 3-pointer with less than two seconds left to seal his ASUN victory for the Ospreys for the first time this season. Placer achieved his season-high 10 triples in the game and dropped his season-high 32 points.
Junior guard Jarius Hicklen led the team in North Florida with 14.3 points, while senior guard/forward Carter Hendricksen added 13.9 points and Placer scored 12.5 points. Hendricksen is leading the Ospreays with his 6.2 rebounds per game, and sophomore forward Jadon his Parker is adding his 5.9 boards per game.
North Florida endured one of the strongest major non-conference schedules in the country, then-No. 2 Gonzaga, then-No. 15 Kentucky and then-No. 1 Houston – All his UNF losses with an average margin of 38.3 points.
junior forward Zach Anderson (Apopka, FL/Apopka HS) was the ASUN player of the week and once again starred in a slight setback against Austin Pea on Thursday night. Anderson recorded his fifth double-double of the season leading ASUN, leading all scorers with 14 points and all rebounders with 12 boards.
Anderson leads the Eagles with 7.8 rebounds per game and is second with 13.6 points per game from a senior guard. Isaiah Thompson (Zionsville, Indiana/Zionsville HS/Purdue).junior guard Chase Johnston (Boca Raton, FL/Westminster Academy/Stetson) surpassed the 1,000-point career mark against Central Arkansas, adding 11.9 points and leading the FGCU with 30 steals.
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Pat Chambers Officially introduced as the fifth head coach of FGCU men’s basketball in March 2022, brings extensive college basketball experience highlighted by serving as head coaches at Penn State and Boston College . Chambers taught the Pennsylvania State University program where he coached for nine years (2011-20) and was head coach for two years at Boston College (2009-11). He has 202 career wins in that span, including four 20+ winning seasons. Part of his career as a head coach was highlighted by leading the Nittany Lions to his ninth-place finish in 2019-20, tying the best rankings in program history set in 1996. rice field. During his tenure, he was part of the Villanova staff helping the Wildcats qualify for the Final Four (2009), two Elite Eights and three Sweet Sixteens.
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Together, the FGCU team has won a staggering 94 conference regular season and tournament titles in just over 15 seasons at the Division I level. Additionally, in just over 11 seasons that qualified for the DI postseason, the Eagles combined have qualified 47 teams or individuals to the NCAA Championship. In 2022, the men’s golf team became the first program to earn a general slot into the NCAA Tournament. Eight of his FGCU programs earned top 25 national rankings in their respective sports. This includes women’s basketball (2021-22 and 25th in 2022-23), beach volleyball (2022) and both men’s soccer (2018, 2019) and women’s soccer (2018). are four. In 2016-17, Green & Blue won the DI-AAA Rearfield Directors’ Cup with a division-best 6th place finish, beating out several Power-5 and FBS agencies into the top 100 nationally. In 2018-19, the Eagles won his ASUN and Florida’s Best 7 Team received the NCAA General Recognition Award for Percentage Improvement in Academic Performance in Sports. FGCU also collectively scored a record 3.66 GPA in the classroom in the Fall 2022 semester, outperforming the general college undergraduate population for the 27th consecutive semester. The last seven semesters (Fall 2019-Fall 2022) have reached another milestone as all 15 programs achieved his cumulative team GPA of 3.0 or higher. The Eagles also put in a record 7,200 volunteer hours in 2017, and he was recognized as one of two runners-up for the inaugural NACDA Community Service Award presented by the Fiesta Bowl.