WNIT Second Round: Eagles Travel to Gainesville to Face the Gators
Sunday, March 23, 2008
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The FGCU women's basketball team will head to Gainesville, Fla. to take on the Gators of the University of Florida in the second round of the WNIT Monday evening. The game can be seen live on GatorVision.tv and tip-off is set for 7 p.m.

Date: Mar. 24

Time: 7 p.m. ET

 Arena: O'Connell Center

Location: Gainesville, Fla.

Audio: Live thru GatorZone.com

Video Streaming: Watch the game LIVE at GatorZone.TV

Coaches: FGCU head coach Karl Smesko is 215-56 and is in his ninth year as a head coach, and is 154-29 in six seasons at FGCU. Florida head coach Amanda Butler comes into Monday's game with a 58-35 career coaching record and a 18-13 record in her first season with the Gators.

Records: FGCU (22-8); Florida (18-13)

Series: This is the 2nd meeting between the teams (Florida defeated FGCU 78-52 on Dec. 4 in Gainesville, Fla.)

Looking Ahead: The winner of the FGCU-UF game on Monday will face the winner of the NC State/South Carolina game. Date, location and time are TBD

 Web Sites: FGCU - FGCUAthletics.com ; Florida - GatorZone.com

Florida Notes

Postseason Streaks: Florida has lost its last three postseason games, beginning with its NCAA second-round setback to Baylor in 2004. The Gators then lost to USF in the first round of the 2005 WNIT, before bowing out in the opening round of the 2006 NCAA Tournament to New Mexico.

Statistical Leaders

Points: Depree Bowden (13.7 ppg), Marshae Dotson (13.5 ppg)
Rebounds: Marshae Dotson (8.1 rpg), Aneika Henry (5.7 rpg)
Assists: Sha Brooks (2.7 apg), Depree Bowden (2.5 apg)