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History made: FGCU advances to WNIT championship

History made: FGCU advances to WNIT championship

March 31, 2016

They’re going to the ship. The FGCU women’s basketball program made history Thursday night in front of a program-record 4,633 fans at Alico Arena. FGCU beat Michigan 71-64 and will be advancing to...

March Madness: Is Middle Tennessee the new FGCU?

March 19, 2016

This year’s Cinderella story looks a little familiar. After bowing out of the NCAA tournament and media spotlight, glimmers of Florida Gulf Coast remain in the Big Dance. Prior to FGCU’s Sweet Sixteen...

Moving on: FGCU women advance in WNIT with win over Bethune-Cookman

Moving on: FGCU women advance in WNIT with win over Bethune-Cookman

March 19, 2016

The FGCU women’s basketball team cruised into the second round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament with a 78-51 win over Bethune-Cookman in the Eagles’ first round matchup at Alico Arena...

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No. 16 FGCU takes heartbreaking loss to No. 1 UNC

March 17, 2016

RALEIGH — The No. 16-seeded FGCU men’s basketball team’s season came to a close Thursday night after falling to No. 1 UNC in Raleigh, North Carolina. A final score of 83-67 may have shown the winner...

If you could say one thing to the men's basketball team before they play UNC, what would it be?

If you could say one thing to the men’s basketball team before they play UNC, what would it be?

March 17, 2016

“If you could say one thing to the men's basketball team before they play UNC, what would it be?” Sarah Ruhl, a sophomore education major “Play good defense!” Ryan Ruploff, a freshman business...

No. 1 UNC not taking FGCU lightly: ‘We don’t expect a cakewalk’

March 17, 2016

RALEIGH — No. 1 North Carolina doesn’t need to be reminded that a No. 16 seed has never knocked off the top seed before. They know. “You certainly don’t want to be the one that ends that streak,”...

Upset City: FGCU students anxiously await tonight’s game in hopes of another NCAA tournament win

Upset City: FGCU students anxiously await tonight’s game in hopes of another NCAA tournament win

March 17, 2016

An influx of blue and green merchandise has been displayed in our bookstore, and our Facebook feeds seem to be flooded with basketball related posts and articles. Students all over campus can be seen wearing...

Dunk Tipsy: Ultimate drinking game for FGCU March Madness

March 17, 2016

No. 16 FGCU will face No. 1 UNC at 7:20 p.m. this evening in the round of 64. Nothing goes better with March Madness than alcohol. Here’s your guide to cheer on Dunk City while playing a game of your...

Call us FGCU: 6 incorrect names we’ve been called

March 17, 2016

As the FGCU men's basketball team finds itself back in the spotlight before its highly anticipated match up with No. 1 UNC Thursday night, the program is going to have to deal with this again. For some...

Little Caesars offers free pizza if No. 16 FGCU beats No. 1 UNC

March 17, 2016

The FGCU men’s basketball team has more on its plate than the NCAA. If No. 16 FGCU makes NCAA history and beats No. 1 UNC, Little Caesars will be giving away free pizza across the country. “If any...

FGCU head coach Joe Dooley, now in his third year with the Eagles, calls out plays during Tuesday night's First Four game against Fairleigh Dickinson in Dayton, Ohio. (EN Photo / Kelli Krebs)

Dooley no stranger to being No. 16 seed facing top-seeded UNC

March 17, 2016

Joe Dooley has been here before. The three-year FGCU men’s basketball head coach knows what it’s like to be a No. 16 seed taking on No. 1 North Carolina. Except this time, he’ll do it as a head...

Maxx Bleecher’s name carries him to the Sporting News Elite Eight

March 16, 2016

While FGCU is competing to make it into the round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament, an FGCU player has already made it to the Elite Eight in a tournament of his own. Sporting News recently put out a bracket...

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