Spartans Close Out Home Schedule against FGCU, Stetson

Spartans Close Out Home Schedule against FGCU, Stetson

FGCU Game Notes (.pdf)

Stetson Game Notes (.pdf)

Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate women's basketball team will play its final home games of the 2016-17 regular season as the Spartans host Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday at 5 p.m. and Stetson on Monday at 7 p.m.

Upstate is 9-17 overall and 2-9 in the ASUN following a 59-46 loss at Jacksonville on Monday. DeNisha Swain led the Spartans with 14 points.

Raven Jefferson leads Upstate with 14.9 points per game, which is third-best in the conference. She is also in the top-10 in field goals, 3-point field goals made, 3-point attempts, free throws, free throw percentage and steals. Jefferson will be honored in Senior Day festivities prior to Saturday's game.

Florida Gulf coast is 21-7 after a 98-50 victory over Lipscomb on Monday. The Eagles claimed the first matchup 93-43 on Jan. 23. FGCU leads the all-time series 16-2.

Stetson is 21-5 following a 60-43 win over Kennesaw State earlier this week. The Hatters won the first meeting this season 80-68 on Jan. 21. Stetson leads the all-time series 14-6.

Fans can follow the action on www.upstatespartans.com via live stats. The game will be streamed live on ESPN3. Updates will also be posted to the Upstate women's basketball Twitter page (@UpstateWB).

Upstate concludes the regular season next Saturday at NJIT. Tipoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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