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Watch: FGCU's Bernard Thompson with huge dunk

March Madness won’t be quite the same if Dunk City isn’t involved, and Florida Gulf-Coast is trying to avoid such a cruel fate. After trailing 33-17 at the half, the Eagles have soared back to make this a three-point game, and have done so with that high-flying transition basketball that the country fell in love with last year.  There are just under three minutes remaining...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast edges Stetson 71-68

Bernard Thompson hit a 3-pointer with just 3 seconds remaining to lift Florida Gulf Coast to a 71-68 win over Stetson on Friday night. Florida Gulf Coast (14-9, 8-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) retook the lead midway through the second half on a Brett Comer layup that made it 55-54, then hung on as Stetson challenged down the stretch, tying it up at 68 on a tip-in by Willie Green with...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Stop Sign On FGCU Campus Sends Clear Message To The Florida Gators

As the Nation roots on this years Cinderella team, an old stop sign has new message and has arrived on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University. The stop sign is a message to the Eagles players to stop the mighty Florida Gators this Friday in a NCAA Sweet 16 battle. As a 16-year-old institution with … Continue reading »
Via Hinton's Sports Highlights
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

FGCU becomes first 15-seed to make Sweet 16

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Not even many basketball fans knew about Florida Gulf Coast just a couple of weeks ago. They do now the Eagles are the first No. 15 seed to make the Sweet 16. Bernard Thompson scored 23 points and Sherwood Robinson added 17 to lead FGCU to its second NCAA tournament win in as many tries, an 81-71 victory over San Diego State on Sunday night. FGCU (26-10), which...
Via Fox Sports South
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

FGCU tops SDSU, is first 15 seed in Sweet 16

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Not even many basketball fans knew about Florida Gulf Coast just a couple of weeks ago. They do now -- the Eagles are the first No. 15 seed to make the Sweet 16. Bernard Thompson scored 23 points and Sherwood Robinson added 17 to lead FGCU to its second NCAA tournament win in as many tries, an 81-71 victory over San Diego State on Sunday night. FGCU (26-10...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast stuns Georgetown 78-68

John Thompson III doesn't have an answer. Georgetown's latest early exit from the NCAA tournament came at the hands of another team with a double-digit seed in front of its name. No. 15 Florida Gulf Coast beat the second-seeded Hoyas 78-68 on Friday night in the second round of the South Regional. Maybe even more shocking than the seventh win ever for a 15 seed over a...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

FGCU pulls off huge upset, beats Georgetown

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Sherwood Brown scored 24 points and Bernard Thompson had 23 to lead Florida Gulf Coast to an incredible NCAA tournament debut, a 78-68 win over second-seeded Georgetown on Friday night in the second round of the South Regional. The Eagles, in their second season of being eligible for Division I postseason, became just the seventh No. 15 seed to beat a No. 2...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast 60, Mercer 57

Bernard Thompson scored 14 points as Florida Gulf Coast beat Mercer 60-57 Thursday night in Atlantic Sun Conference play. Chase Fieler added 11 to help Florida Gulf Coast (20-10, 12-5) to its first 20-win season in its Division I history. Ahead 55-54, Langston Hall made two free throws with 1:05 remaining to push Mercer's lead to 57-54. Mercer missed its final three shots and...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast 77, Jacksonville 66

Bernard Thompson scored 16 points and Sherwood Brown had 15 as Florida Gulf Coast defeated Jacksonville 77-66 Monday night. The loss was the 12th in a row for the Dolphins (2-14, 0-5 Atlantic Sun Conference), matching their second-longest losing streak ever. After a 3-pointer by Keith McDougald pulled Jacksonville within two, 68-66, with 4:02 remaining, the Dolphins didn't...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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