Florida Gulf Coast vs. Georgetown: Full Game Preview

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Florida Gulf Coast vs. Georgetown: Full Game Preview
Florida Gulf Coast
(24-10, 7-9 away)
(8) Georgetown
(25-6, 19-3 home)
Venue: Wells Fargo Center
6:50PM ET / 3:50PM PT, March 22, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Florida Gulf Coast S Brown 15.3 S Brown 6.4 B Comer 6.3
Georgetown O Porter 16.3 O Porter 7.4 M Starks 2.9

No. 2-seeded Georgetown meets 15th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on Friday. Tipoff is at 6:50 p.m. ET and you can see it on TBS.

In their last outing, despite 15 points and eight rebounds from Mikael Hopkins, the Hoyas fell to Syracuse 58-55 on Mar. 15. He is averaging 6.0 points per game while also contributing a team-high 1.1 blocks per game. For the Eagles, Chase Fieler put up 15 points and six rebounds in the 88-75 win over Mercer on Mar. 9. He is averaging 12.2 points per game in addition to a team-best 1.3 blocks per game.

Florida Gulf Coast StatSmack

  • Georgetown has a much better overall winning percentage over the last five years (67.9 percent to 43.6 percent).
  • Georgetown allows fewer rebounds (31.7 allowed per game vs. 35.4 allowed per game) than Florida Gulf Coast this season.
  • Georgetown is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Georgetown is 78.5 inches compared to 76.6 inches for Florida Gulf Coast.
  • Georgetown is ranked higher than Florida Gulf Coast in their conference (No. 1 vs. No. 2).
  • Georgetown has more wins over the last 5 years than Florida Gulf Coast (136 vs. 78).
  • Georgetown is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Georgetown is 217 lbs compared to 189 lbs for Florida Gulf Coast.
  • Georgetown has a stronger schedule than Florida Gulf Coast this season (SOS Rank: No. 18 vs. No. 231).
  • Obviously, AP Voters agree that Georgetown is superior to Florida Gulf Coast (Latest AP Poll: No. 5 vs. Not Ranked).
  • Diaper Dandies love Georgetown. Georgetown has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Florida Gulf Coast (11 vs. 0).
  • Florida Gulf Coast has been ducking Georgetown for over 30 years.
  • Georgetown has more wins against the RPI Top 50 than Florida Gulf Coast this season (eight vs. one).
FGCU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Sherwood Brown 0 15 6 1 1 0 2
B- B. Thompson 30 14 4 2 3 0 2
B- Chase Fieler 27 12 5 2 1 1 2
C Brett Comer 27 7 3 6 2 0 4
C Eric McKnight 21 7 5 0 0 1 2
D+ Eddie Murray 17 4 3 0 0 0 1
D+ C. Varidel 16 6 2 1 1 0 2
D+ F. Cvjeticanin 14 4 2 0 0 0 1
D+ Dajuan Graf 14 3 2 2 1 0 1
D L. Livingston 6 2 1 0 0 0 0
D A. Blessig 6 1 1 0 0 0 1
D Marcus Blake 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
GTOWN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A+ Otto Porter 0 16 7 3 2 1 1
B+ Markel Starks 0 13 2 3 1 0 2
B G. Whittington 35 12 7 2 1 1 2
B Nate Lubick 30 7 5 3 1 1 2
B D. Smith-Rivera 25 9 3 1 1 0 1
B- Jabril Trawick 26 6 3 2 1 0 2
C+ Mikael Hopkins 20 6 3 1 1 1 2
C Moses Ayegba 10 1 3 0 0 0 1
C- David Allen 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
C- Aaron Bowen 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
C- John Caprio 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Stephen Domingo 6 1 0 0 0 0 0

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