Wednesday, March 27, 2013
MACON, Ga. - FGCU is taking the national media by storm after becoming the first No. 15 seed to make it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
The Eagles defeated second-seeded Georgetown, 78-68 in their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance and followed that upset with an 81-71 victory vs. the No. 7 seed San Diego State University.
FGCU popularity has risen around the nation. Here's a look at some of the media the Atlantic Sun has been tracking on the Eagles.
Friday, March 29th Bleacher Report Doug Brodess: Florida Gulf Coast Basketball: Why FGCU Is the Most Fun Team in America Matt Fitzerald: Florida Gulf Coast Basketball: Keys to Victory for Eagles in Sweet 16
CBS Sports Greg Doyel: Florida Gulf Coast acts like it belongs in the big time Jim Axelrod: Florida Gulf Coast coach leads unheralded team to improbable run
Dallas News Jeff Mosier: The Florida Gulf Coast University bandwagon is getting full in the Dallas area
The Examiner Shawna O'Reilly: Sweet 16: Florida Gulf Coast looking to 'go as far as we can' Nancy Griesemer: 10 things you need to know about Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Times-Union Ryan O'Halloran: Coach's adjustment did the trick for Florida Gulf Coast
Fox Sports Jen Floyd Engel: FGCU shows coaching isn't everything
Huffington Post Jovan Alford: Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles Are America's Team
The Miami Herald David Smiley: Florida Gulf Coast University’s success transforms Fort Myers into ‘Dunk City’
New York Post Brian Lewis: Underdog darling Florida Gulf Coast on center stage tonight
New York Times Tom Spousta: A Scene Stealer Isn’t Ready to Give Up the Spotlight Tom Spousta: Florida Gulf Coast, From Plucky Underdog to Chic Pick
Rant Sports Marliee Gallagher: Florida Gulf Coast gets their chance against Florida in Sweet 16 Marliee Gallagher: Florida Gulf Coast is a true March Madness Cinderella
Sports Day Tim Cowlishaw: Cowlishaw: Who's to say Florida Gulf Coast can't stage another upset?
Sports Illustrated Andy Glockner: FGCU Beware! History Is Not Very Kind To Sweet 16 Upstarts
Time Brad Tuttle: Dunk City & Dollars: Florida Gulf Coast Bandwagon Means Big Bucks
USA Today Mike Foss: Eight things you need to know about Florida Gulf Coast
The Washington Post Sally Jenkins: Florida Gulf Coast’s run a result of fun and fundamentals
Thursday, March 28th Bleacher Report Jake Curtis: Ranking the Top 10 Stories of March Madness
Dallas News Jeff Mosier: Florida Gulf Coast University’s newly minted fan base turns out for practice at Cowboys Stadium
News-Press Seth Soffian: FGCU men's basketball coach Enfield employs power of positive coaching Dave Breitenstein: FGCU's scholastic profile rises because of basketball success Chris Umpierre: FGCU men's basketball team cheered on before Texas flight to NCAA South Regional
USA Today Patrick Stevens: Cinderella Watch: Does Florida Gulf Coast have any magic left? Eric Prisbell: Lovable Florida Gulf Coast's bench sparks memories of Arizona Gumbies
The Washington Post Liz Clarke: Florida Gulf Coast keeps loose, sticks to its guns as Sweet 16 game approaches
Wednesday, March 27th CBS Sports Matt Norlander: Before he was a star, he was a star: Andy Enfield at Johns Hopkins Lyle Fitzsimmons: Dunk City is fun, but Florida Gulf Coast serious about shot vs. Gators
Florida Times-Union Ryan O'Halloran: Cinderella story Florida Gulf Coast has its shining stars
Naples Daily News Brittany Shammas: Hundreds turn out to send off FGCU basketball team
NBC Sports Joe Posnanski: Take a Lesson in Fun From FGCU
NY Daily News Kevin Armstrong: Florida Gulf Coast University celebrating success of basketball team, coach Andy Enfield as team prepares for Florida Gators
News-Press Chris Umpierre: FGCU Sweet 16 apparel and 'I believe' bands selling fast on campus Chris Umpierre: FGCU men's basketball team arrives in Texas for NCAA South Region Laura Ruane: Dunk City Beach being created to watch FGCU men's basketball team in NCAA tourney
SB Nation Russell Steinberg: NCAA Tournament 2013: Andy Enfield's path looks similar to other Sweet 16 coaches Bill Connelly: 2013 NCAA Tournament: Here's how FGCU beats Florida
Sports Illustrated Andy Staples: Florida Gulf Coast University rides the wave to national prominence
USA Today Jon Saraceno: Florida Gulf Coast has successfully 'won over the nation' Mike Lopresti: Florida Gulf Coast's first student reflects on hoops progress Mike Foss: Fan's tattoo pays perfect homage to Florida Gulf Coast
Tuesday, March 26th Bleacher Report Avi Wolfman-Arent: The Ultimate Guide to Florida Gulf Coast University Men's Basketball
The Boston Herald Ron Borges: Borges: All eyes on Dunk City
CBS Sports Matt Norlander: South Regional Preview: FGCU remains the biggest story in sports
Fox Sports Andrew Astelford: FGCU has become ultimate Cinderella story
Naples Daily News Brent Batten: FGCU is in heaven, thanks for asking Dana Caldwell: Men's basketball: FGCU players soak in love at pep rally Jessica Lipscomb: FGCU's NCAA basketball run a publicity slam dunk for school William Deshazer: Sweet 16 berth still the buzz at FGCU campus David Mouton: FGCU basketball's Sweet 16 run a game-changer or historic moment? Adam Fisher: FGCU seniors Sherwood Brown, Eddie Murray helped school, team grow Adam Fisher: FGCU men's basketball notebook: Gators, Eagles met four years ago in Gainesville Brittany Shammas: Hundreds of out-of-state students found FGCU before national headlines
New York Daily News Jeff Goodman: Florida Gulf Coast basketball's Andy Enfield left life as a New York businessman to return to coaching
News-Press Dennis Culver: FGCU Eagles fans true-blue at Monday pep rally Nicole Auerbach: Dunk City: FGCU's high-flying style captures America
SB Nation Andrew Sharp: A detailed guide to Florida Gulf Coast, the best school on earth
Sports Illustrated Andy Glockner: Andy Enfield’s Former Coach Likes What He Sees In Dunk City
USA Today Jon Saraceno: Florida Gulf Coast ready to take on all challengers Nicole Auerbach: The anatomy of Florida Gulf Coast's 'Dunk City' offense Yvonne Ayala McClellan: Cinderella Florida Gulf Coast treated with chocolate slippers
Monday, March 25th CBS Sports Jeff Goodman: NCAA Tournament Reset: First Weekend Wrap-Up, Sweet 16 Preview Jeff Goodman: Doc Rivers Loving Florida Gulf Coast’s Sweet 16 Run
ESPN Dana O’Neil: FGCU Enjoying Its Place in History
Forbes Chris Smith: The Business Of Dunk City: Florida Gulf Coast Is Set To Cash In Patrick Rishe: Cinderella Flying High: Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Generating Millions in Future Conference Revenue, University Exposure Tom Van Riper: March Madness Showing More Parity Than Ever. Is That Good For Business?
Fox Sports Brian De Los Santos: The birth of Dunk City, USA
Naples Daily News Scott Butherus: Men’s Basketball: FGCU Eagles Return to Nest Exhausted but Ecstatic David Mouton: FGCU Shows it’s No Fluke as it Goes into the Sweet 16
NBC Sports Rob Dauster: Late Night Snacks: Recapping the last day of the tourney’s first weekend Troy Machir: Is Florida Gulf Coast the most surprising Cinderella of all time?
NPR Mark Memmott: Florida Gulf Coast University: This Year's Cinderella Story In 10 Shots
News-Press Tariq Lee: FGCU campus, fans mad about Eagles making NCAA tourney's Sweet 16 Seth Soffian: FGCU downs San Diego State to continue historic NCAA run Justin Kane: McKnight gets his moment for FGCU Carl Bleich: 3-point specialist rises to the occasion for FGCU Carl Bleich: FGCU, Florida victories create Sunshine State showdown Carl Bleich: FGCU notebook: Comer again plays floor general for Eagles Samantha Scott: Guest Opinion: FGCU Eagles' soar into Sweet 16 is uplifting Fort Myers
Sports Illustrated Tim Layden: Florida Gulf Coast continues exhilarating ride through March Tim Layden: A closer look at the eclectic résumé of FGCU coach Andy Enfield
Time Sean Gregory: Florida Gulf Coast: Inspiring Swagger, The Darlings Of March Madness Read more: http://keepingscore.blogs.time.com/2013/03/25/florida-gulf-coast-inspiring-swagger-the-darlings-of-march-madness/#ixzz2OxVe2S3F
USA Today Jack Carey: Florida Gulf Coast's 'Dunk City' coming to Sweet 16 vs. mighty Gators Scott Gleeson: Bracket Briefing: The best and worst of the NCAA tournament's Opening Act Dana Shanoff: Morning Win Salutes the Greatest Cinderella Ever Nicole Auerbach: Belief in Florida Gulf Coast rewards NCAA bracketeers Nick Schwartz: The special meaning behind FGCU star Brett Comer's tattoos
Yahoo! Jeff Eisenberg: High-Flying Florida Gulf Coast Makes History, Becoming First No. 15 Seed to Reach the Sweet 16 Eric Adelson: Florida Gulf Coast University: They’re For Real and They’re Spectacular the Sweet 16 Jon Tayler: Florida Gulf Coast’s Incredible Run: What it Means to the NCAA Tournament Eric Adelson: Who is Florida Gulf Coast University?
Sunday, March 24th Bleacher Report Dan Talintyre: Florida Gulf Coast Stuns San Diego State in Historic Upset Ken Dorset: Florida Gulf Coast Celebrates Sweet 16 Berth with an Epic Dance Party C.J. Moore: Florida Gulf Coast Basketball: Most Dazzling Images of Cinderella's Sweet 16 Run
CBS Sports Gary Parrish: Florida Gulf Coast – Biggest Thing in Sports – Gets Florida in Sweet 16
Fox Sports Reid Forgrave: FGCU is what's right in college hoops
Naples Daily News Adam Fisher: FGCU Does What No One But It Expected – Goes to Sweet 16 Adam Fisher: FGCU Pulls Off Another Upset, Campus Parties Into the Night Scott McIntyre: How Sweet 16 It Is: FGCU Wins! Scott McIntyre: Sweet 16 Party: FGCU Students Erupt on Campus After NCAA Victory Gordon Jones: FGCU men’s basketball notebook: Fisher compares Eagles to Loyola Marymount
NBC Sports Raphielle Johnson: FGCU’s emphatic second-half run ends San Diego State’s season Daniel Martin: Did Florida Gulf Coast deserve to be ranked higher than a No. 15 seed?
Sporting News David Steele: Florida Gulf Coast dances, dunks its way into Sweet 16
USA Today Jack Carey: Today in Philadelphia: Second Dance for Cinderella Jack Carey: Florida Gulf Coast ousts San Diego State to make Sweet 16, NCAA History Jack Carey: Florida Gulf Coast Seizes Attention of Tournament Field Chis Chase: Florida Gulf Coast Dunked and Danced All Over San Diego State Chis Chase: San Diego State player shares special moment with victorious Florida Gulf Coast opponent Scott Gleeson: NCAA tournament Cinderella Florida Gulf Coast creates 'Dunk City' rap video
Washington Post Liz Clarke: NCAA tournament 2013: Florida Gulf Coast dunks its way past San Diego State and into the Sweet 16 Alex Prewitt: Florida ‘Golf’ Coast’s miracle run continues into Sweet 16
Saturday, March 23rd ESPN Dana O’Neil: FGCU’s Brett Comer is Now all Smiles
NY Times Scott Cacciola: A Favorite Is One of the First to Go Anthony Cave: At Florida Gulf Coast, Party Extends Beyond the Beach
Sports Illustrated Tim Layden: FGCU's Andy Enfield enjoys strange path to sport's pinnacle Pete Thamel: Following tragedy, Comer leading Florida Gulf Coast to new heights Extra Mustard Staff: Ten Things You Might Not Know About Florida Gulf Coast University
Naples Daily News David Moulton: After Georgetown Upset, Can FGCU Avoid the Letdown?
Sporting News David Steele: Meet America's new Cinderella: FGCU's roster full of misfits, castoffs, late bloomers
Washington Post Liz Clarke: Florida Gulf Coast Coach Andy Enfield becomes a star of the NCAA tournament
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