Florida Gulf Coast Celebrates Trip To Sweet 16 [VIDEO]
FGCU is the most interesting story of the 2013 NCAA Tournament thus far. Watch the Eagles celebrate the first trip to the Sweet 16 ever by a No. 15 seed.
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The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles are a fantastic story in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. They are the first No. 15 seed to earn a trip to the Sweet 16 in tournament history. They’ve provided plenty of high-flying dunks. The Eagles have also done it with a lot of color and flare. They’re kind of like the Jamaican bobsledding team in the Olympics. They march to the beat of a different drum.
FGCU began the NCAA Tournament by taking down No. 2 seeded Georgetown 78-68 on Friday. The Eagles earned a berth to the Sweet 16 by beating No. 7 seeded San Diego State 81-71 on Sunday. FGCU has a date against the Florida Gators, a No. 3 seed, on Friday. The game is tentatively scheduled to tip at 10:07pm ET. All eyes will be on the Eagles.
Brian Noe is the Brand Manager at 104.5 The Team, ESPN Radio in Albany, NY. Brian also hosts “The Noe Show” weekdays from 1-3 pm ET on WTMM.