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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.

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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.

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