LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Bellarmin College’s women’s basketball team will play two road swing games in the Sunshine State. Knights will head to Stetson for Thursday night’s contest and travel to defend her FGCU of the ASUN champion for Saturday night’s clash.
Three-game winning streak Bellarmine (7-13, 3-4 ASUN) will face both Stetson (8-12, 2-5) and FGCU (18-3, 6-1) at 7pm ET. increase. Each game day at DeLand and Fort Myers.
Bellarmine will face off against their third and fourth consecutive opponents from Sunshine State. In conference action last week, the Knights beat North Florida 65-59 and Jacksonville 66-54 at Freedom Hall. His three-game winning streak for BU followed an 85-77 victory visiting Eastern Kentucky for being the longest in the Division-I era since the Knights won his four-game streak in 2020-21.
Winning on the road is the next big step for the burgeoning Bellarmine. The Knights, who scored a neutral his site win against St. He’s Bonaventure at host city Cleveland State in late November, are aiming for his first true road win of the season. BU climbed to 7th place in his ASUN of his 14 teams.
Stetson is about to snap a three-game skid. The Hatters lost to Queens on Saturday, where he lost 77-75. After the game ended, his heat was finally overturned by three points that supposedly won the game. The contest was a classic tale of two halves as Stetson led 42–28 at half time before Queens outscored the Hatters 49–33 in the second half.
Together with Khamya McNeal and Jaelyn Talley, Stetson scored 42 points, with McNeal pouring in a game-high 22 and Talley scoring 20. Talley is the team’s top scorer with 11.1 points per game and McNeal has 10.7 points per game. Jamiya Turner (11.0) has appeared in six games this season, five of which he has scored in double figures.
FGCU will host Eastern Kentucky on Thursday and welcome Veramine. An ASUN regular his season and defending his ASUN tournament champions, he suffered his first league loss in overtime at Liberty, 88–78.
FGCU, which has eight NCAA tournament berths since 2012, is tied with Austin Pea and Lipscombe in ASUN’s standings. The Eagles’ strong offense ranks first in the conference in field goal percentage (46.6), three-point percentage (36.5) and three-point completion percentage (233), while he is second in scoring (77.1).
Tishara Morehouse has been named ASUN Preseason Player of the Year. This guard ranks ASUN second in points scored (16.3) and ninth in assists (3.6). Aliza Winston is her second top 10 scorer in the league and ranks her eighth with 13.8 points per game. Led by Morehouse’s 41, six Eagles have made her 21 or more 3-pointers this season.
Bellameen’s Gracie Markle is a two-time reigning ASUN Player and Freshman of the Week. The 6-foot-6 center swept two awards three times this season. She is currently named ASUN’s Freshman of the Week six times. North Markle averaged 25.0 points and 18.0 rebounds as she beat Florida and Jacksonville. She racked up her program-record 24 rebounds and scored 29 points against the Dolphins.
Markle leads the nation in field goal percentage (73.2). In addition to FG percentage, she leads her ASUN in rebounding (11.2), blocks her second in shots (2.5), and third in scoring (16.0). She also leads the conference in double-doubles, where she is 13.
senior forward Shenicqua Courtney Against Jacksonville, he scored in five straight games in double figures, including eight or more rebounds and six assists in four of those games. sophomore guard hayley harrison He had a career-high 4 block 7 assists and added 11 points against Jacksonville. This is his fourth time in the last five games for his second-most scorer on the team (10.3), his double-digit numbers.
Bellarmine is ASUN’s leader in blocks (5.2 per game) and second in rebound margin (+5.1). The Knights last season ranked him 8th and 12th (last) in these two categories.
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