Found March 25, 2013 on The Sports Gag:
With their 81-71 win over San Diego State on Sunday, Florida Gulf Coast University became the first ever #15 seed to make it to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament. In past tournaments there have been some low seed upsets that are just tournament flukes. Not the case for FGCU. This team is for real. With the way they’re playing, they could become the first #15 seed in the Elite 8 if they can deliver another unreal performance this coming week against Florida. FGCU is a relatively new university that was established in 1991. The student body is made up of roughly 12,000 students, and their campus looks like a picturesque vacation spot. Palm trees, unique “housing villages”, and a beach on campus are some of the high points. In terms of NCAA men’s basketball, the school won the Atlantic Sun Championship this year to secure a berth in the tournament which landed them with a #15 seed in the South Regional. FGCU shocked the tournament landscape with their big win over #2 Georgetown...
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