Women's Basketball Remains Ranked No. 3 in Mid-Major Top 25
Tuesday, February 07, 2012 | by Mike Hill (mike_hill84)
Photo Credit: Dennis Snyder
Photo Credit: Dennis Snyder

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Florida Gulf Coast women’s basketball team earned the No. 3 spot, for the fourth consecutive week, in this week’s version of the CollegeInsider.com Women’s Mid-Major Top 25 poll that was released on Tuesday evening (Feb. 7).

Green Bay and Delaware are the two teams ranked higher than FGCU in this week’s poll. FGCU trails Delaware by 40 points for the No. 2 slot.

The women's Mid-Major Top 25 is comprised of teams from the America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Great West, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt and West Coast Conference.

The Green and Blue are one of two Atlantic Sun Conference team’s represented in this week’s Top 25. Stetson is ranked No. 23.

The Eagles (21-2, 13-0 A-Sun), ranked No. 29 in the ESPN/USA Today Poll and one of 17 20+ win teams in the nation, will return to the court on Thursday, Feb. 9, when they welcome Lipscomb (5-18. 3-9 A-Sun) to 'The Nest' at Alico Arena. Tip off is set for 7:05 p.m.

With the FGCU women’s basketball team, who ranks No. 29 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, having already clinched a spot in the 2012 A-Sun Tournament, FGCU Athletics is now offering ticket packages for the conference tournament at Mercer in Macon, Ga. Fans can get ticket booklets that include admission into every game of the men’s and women’s tournament (14 games) for $75. All tickets are general admission. Tickets can be purchased by calling the FGCU ticket office Monday-Friday, between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 239-590-7145, in person at the Alico Arena ticket office or by ordering online at www.fgcuathletics.com/tickets. Tickets through the FGCU ticket office must be purchased by 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27.