FGCU, FSW basketball teams open conference play

Catch up with local college basketball programs, as men and women’s teams from FGCU and FSW opened up conference play Saturday.

The Eagle’s basketball programs both played Liberty University.

FGCU women’s basketball defeated the Flames 68-50, now 1-0 in conference play.

FGCU men’s basketball lost to the Flames 81-63, now 0-1 in conference play.

The FSW Bucs men and women faced St. Petersburgh College programs. Both FSW teams are defending Suncoast Conference champions.

FSW women defeated the Titans 89-55 to open conference play 1-0.

FSW men defeated the Titans 78-73 in a close match, opening conference play 1-0.

Reporter:Melinda Lee