FGCU men’s 85-69 loss to FIU

Dakota Rivers of FGCU dunks during their game against FIU on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at Alico Arena in Estero.

Following the FGCU adult males scored the opening bucket to start off the recreation, the FIU adult males answered, hardly ever seemed again and held the direct for the remaining 38:27 versus FGCU to get an 85-69 win on the highway in Alico Arena. Right here are five takeaways from Wednesday’s sport against the browsing Panthers.

Role reversal: Soon after a 66-62 upset towards Miami where by the Eagles (3-2) manufactured 13-of-30 shots from further than the arc and Miami made just 3-of-19 shots, the percentages have been rather considerably the reverse in this one. FIU (5-1) made 13-of-31 photographs from length (42%), even though the Eagles were being 6-of-24 (25%). “I just imagined we have been hesitant,” FGCU coach Michael Fly reported. “When I watched the movie, we broke the push the 1st two possessions and had wide open seems and it looked like we weren’t guaranteed if we should take them or not. That was a little something through preparing we talked about, remaining the most aggressive workforce. Let us break the push and attack. Pictures we were capturing without having hesitation the other night, we weren’t absolutely sure if we should generate or shoot it.”

Dom London of FGCU looks for an open teammate during their game against FIU on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at Alico Arena.

Catto, Largie continue to be warm: Of the 6 treys built, junior guard Caleb Catto was dependable for a few of them and finished the night time with 22 points, 1 issue quick of his year substantial, which he set against Florida Nationwide on Dec. 6. Sophomore Cyrus Largie posted one more double-digit overall performance, ending with 12 details, nine rebounds, and four helps. Largie has now posted 4 consecutive double digit game titles, and in five of the past 6 games dating back to very last season.