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WNIT Second Round: Eagles Travel to Gainesville to Face the Gators
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
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.
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)