FORT MYERS, Fla. – For the second game in a row, the Lady Bisons will be taking on one of the Atlantic Sun’s top teams, Florida Gulf Coast, on Saturday night in Fort Myers.
Despite a record-setting performance from Chandler Cooper, Lipscomb (8-15, 3-6) lost to Stetson on Thursday night 103-75 for their fourth straight loss. Cooper scored 24 points in the game, and made a team record eight three-pointers. She tied her own Lipscomb high in the category that she previously shared with current assistant coach Anna Bowers.
Danay Fothergill put together a solid all-around game with 15 points, five rebounds and five assists. Sara Bliss and Ashley Southern added 14 and 13 points respectively.
In their most recent outing, FGCU defeated Northern Kentucky 75-47 at home for their 17th straight win. Four Eagles scored in double-figures in the win. Whitney Knight led the way with 20, Stephanie Haas and Kaneisha Atwater scored 13 and Taylor Gradinjan added 11. Knight (15.2), Atwater (13.7) and Haas (10.0) all average in double-figures for the season.
- Fothergill’s 45.2 three-point field goal percentage is good enough for first in the A-Sun and 12th in the country.
- The Lady Bisons are ranked 9th nationally in three-pointers made per game with an average of 8.7. They are ranked second behind Florida Gulf Coast’s 10.3 average in the A-Sun.
- Southern is averaging 8.6 rebounds per game ranking her 4th in the Atlantic Sun and 96th in the nation. She led the A-Sun in rebounding in the 2013-14 season with an 11.4 mark.
- Eubank is leading the A-Sun in assists per game with a 4.3 average.
The game will start at 4 and be broadcast on ESPN3. Live stats will also be available.