Eastern Kentucky @ Florida Gulf Coast
Current Records: Eastern Kentucky 10-10; Florida Gulf Coast 12-8
What to Know
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels have enjoyed the comforts of home their last three games, but now they must head out on the road. The Colonels and the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles will face off in an Atlantic Sun battle at 5 p.m. ET on Thursday at Alico Arena. Eastern Kentucky should still be riding high after a victory, while Florida Gulf Coast will be looking to get back in the win column.
Eastern Kentucky was able to grind out a solid win over the North Florida Ospreys this past Saturday, winning 67-58.
Meanwhile, Florida Gulf Coast came up short against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks this past Saturday, falling 79-71.
Eastern Kentucky’s victory brought them up to 10-10 while the Eagles’ loss pulled them down to 12-8. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: The Colonels come into the contest boasting the fourth most takeaways per game in college basketball at 18.7. Less enviably, Florida Gulf Coast is stumbling into the matchup with the 48th most turnovers per game in college basketball, having accrued 14.5 on average.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 5 p.m. ET
- Where: Alico Arena — Fort Myers, Florida
- Follow: CBS Sports App
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last seven years.