FGCU hosts Bellarmine after Fleming’s 21-point game

January 29, 2022 GMT

Bellarmine Knights (12-9, 6-1 ASUN) at Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (13-8, 3-4 ASUN)

Fort Myers, Florida; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: FGCU -2.5; over/under is 142.5

BOTTOM LINE: Bellarmine plays the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles after CJ Fleming scored 21 points in Bellarmine’s 72-47 victory over the Stetson Hatters.

The Eagles are 10-2 in home games. FGCU is fifth in the ASUN with 23.8 defensive rebounds per game led by Kevin Samuel averaging 6.7.

The Knights are 6-1 against ASUN opponents. Bellarmine is 1-0 in one-possession games.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tavian Dunn-Martin is averaging 19.4 points and 6.1 assists for the Eagles. Matt Halvorsen is averaging 2.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for FGCU.


Juston Betz is averaging seven points and 6.9 rebounds for the Knights. Dylan Penn is averaging 19.2 points over the last 10 games for Bellarmine.

LAST 10 GAMES: Eagles: 5-5, averaging 75.1 points, 34.1 rebounds, 16.7 assists, 6.4 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 76.0 points per game.

Knights: 7-3, averaging 70.2 points, 27.2 rebounds, 14.8 assists, 5.8 steals and 2.0 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 65.7 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.