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Sheriff Harshly Criticizes Hip-Hop Concert Months Before Rappers Even Take The Stage

Posted 11.03.2013 | Black Voices

Hip-hop is no stranger to controversy or criticism, but a recent outcry by a Florida sheriff against an upcoming concert at Florida Gulf Coast Univers...

USC Lures 'Dunk City' Coach

AP | By BETH HARRIS | Posted 06.01.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California hired Andy Enfield as men's basketball coach on Monday night after he took Florida Gulf Coast to the round of...

FGCU Cinderella Run Ends

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 05.30.2013 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Florida Gulf Coast had already captured the attention of a nation, the No. 15 seed that busted brackets and brought a high-fl...

Clock Strikes Midnight For NCAA Cinderella

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Florida Gulf Coast put on one last show at the NCAA tournament. The high-flying kids from "Dunk City" – the No. 15 see...

LIVE: Sweet 16

Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

The Sweet 16 wraps up on Friday night with a chess match between two of the most respected coaches in the game and a Sunshine State version of David v...

Recruiting Sherwood Brown: How FGCU Recruited a Hidden Gem

Alicia Jessop | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

Brown, a 2009 Olympia High School (Orlando) graduate, is making one of the biggest splashes in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. Yet, during his high school senior season, he was one of the least recruited players on Olympia's squad.

The Nation's All A-Twitter for March Madness

Peter Robert Casey | Posted 05.27.2013 | Sports
Peter Robert Casey

With 48 games in the rearview mirror and another 12 on the docket for next weekend's Sweet 16 and Elite 8 rounds, the NCAA Tournament is officially in full swing. But the most activity isn't happening on court in regional venues; it's taking place virtually on Twitter

Best & Worst Of NCAA Tournament's 1st Weekend

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

-- Florida Gulf Coast was the breakout star of the weekend, alley-ooping its way on to the national stage to capture everyone's attention. You probab...

"I Feel Like We're Getting A Lot Of America Behind Us'

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Sherwood Brown only wanted a bagel. The Florida Gulf Coast star walked into a restaurant on campus Monday and was quickly surroun...

Cinderella Teams Crash Sweet 16

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

-- The basketball blue bloods from Louisville, Kansas and Indiana made it through. So did the iron men from La Salle....

'Dunk City' Moves To Sweet 16

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Florida Gulf Coast became the first 15 to reach the Sweet 16, and the Eagles not only made it look easy, they made it look fun. Littl...


AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

Please direct all complaints about your busted bracket to Dunk City, Fla. The Eagles of Florida Gulf Coast University are flying into the round of ...

LIVE: NCAA Tournanemt

Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports

With the Roy Bowl and Marshall Mania scheduled for Sunday afternoon and evening, the final stretch in the round of 32 in the 2013 NCAA Tournament will...

Self-Made Millionaire (Who Is Married To A Supermodel) Leads Latest Tournament Cinderella

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Build a state university in the swamplands of south Florida. Move the athletic program to the highest level in college sports and hire...

Cinderella Team Wants Respect

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- FGCU has a beef with CBS. The name of the school is Florida Gulf Coast University. Or FGCU for short. You know, like UCLA or UNLV....

Super Senior Population Growing At Florida Gulf Coast University

Super Senior population growing | Posted 12.20.2011 | College

The standard expected time to earn an associate's degree or a bachelor's degree is two and four years respectively. However, for an increasing number ...