Eagles and Hatters Clinch in Tonight's #ASunWBB Play

Thursday, February 06, 2014

MACON, Ga. - Stetson and FGCU secured a spot in the 2014 Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Championship after collecting wins on the road in Thursday's league action.

The Hatters recorded a 79-66 win at USC Upstate behind Amber Porter's ten rebounds and five blocks. Teammate Jama Sharp snagged seven steals in the win. Upstate's Valesse, McAllister pulled down 16 rebounds in the game to lead all A-Sun players tonight.

FGCU coasted to a 70-45 win at ETSU as Jenna Cobb and Katie Meador combined for nine steals for the Eagles. With the win the Eagles will make their third-straight A-Sun Championship appearance in three years of eligibility.

The high scorers from tonight's A-Sun play came from the Kennesaw State/Lipscomb match-up as Kristina Wells tallied 30 points in the Owls' 88-79 home win. Chandler Cooper registered 23 points in the game for the Lady Bisons.

Northern Kentucky grabbed a 72-64 win at Mercer to improve to 8-2 in league play. Mercer's Sharnea Boykin dished out nine assists in the contest to lead all A-Sun players tonight.

A-Sun Women's Basketball Results - Feb. 6th , 2014
Northern Kentucky 72, Mercer 64
Kennesaw State 88, Lipscomb 79
FGCU 70, ETSU 45
Stetson 79, USC Upstate 66

Today's Top Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Performers
Category 1st 2nd 3rd
Points Kristina Wells, Kennesaw State (30) Chandler Cooper, Lipscomb (23) Two tied with 19 points
Rebounds Valesse McAllister, USC Upstate (16) Amber Porter, Stetson (10) Ashley Southern, Lipscomb (10)
Assists Sharnea Boykin, Mercer (9) Brittany Clency, USC Upstate (9) Two Tied with six assists
Steals Jama Sharp, Stetson (7) Jenna Cobb, FGCU (5) Katie Meador, FGCU (4)
Blocks Amber Porter, Stetson (5) Teanna Robinson, Mercer (4) Four tied with two blocks

Updated Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Standings
Team A-Sun Record Overall Next Game
Stetson 9-1 17-5 at ETSU, 2/8 (ASun.TV)
FGCU 9-1 15-7 at USC Upstate, 2/8 (ESPN3)
Northern Kentucky 8-2 12-9 at Kennesaw State, 2/8 (ESPN3)
Jacksonville 6-3 9-11 at North Florida, 2/8 (ASun.TV)
USC Upstate 6-4 11-10 FGCU; 2/8 (ESPN3)
Mercer 4-6 11-10 Lipscomb, 2/8 (ASun.TV)
ETSU 3-7 7-14 Stetson; 2/8 (ASun.TV)
Kennesaw State 3-7 5-16 Northern Kentucky, 2/8 (ESPN3)
North Florida 1-8 5-15 Jacksonville, 2/8 (ASun.TV)
Lipscomb 0-10 3-18 at Mercer; 2/8 (ASun.TV)