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  1. Florida Gulf Coast suspends senior for three games

    Nov 24, 2014, 5:15 PM EST

    Jamail Jones

    Florida Gulf Coast suspended a key player for three games on Monday.

  2. FGCU lands commitment from three-star small forward

    Sep 24, 2014, 6:34 PM EST

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    FGCU’s first 2015 commitment is an explosive small forward who finishes above the rim with authority.

  3. 2013 Sweet 16 run pays off in a big way financially for FGCU

    Sep 18, 2014, 8:43 PM EST

    2013 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic - Florida Gulf Coast v Radford

    FGCU’s Sweet 16 run in 2013 paid off in a big way for the athletic department.

  4. Florida Gulf Coast using unique on-campus medical practices used by Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady

    Sep 14, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

    Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Bernard Thompson celebrates the Eagles win over the Georgetown Hoyas in their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    Dunk City is using platelet-enriched plasma injections to help heal its athletes.

  5. Medical issue forces FGCU freshman guard to redshirt

    Aug 29, 2014, 9:36 AM EST

    2013 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic - Florida Gulf Coast v Radford

    Zach Johnson was a player the Eagles could have used to add some depth to their backcourt.

  6. Realignment Catchup: More changes come on July 1

    Jul 1, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    Mark Turgeon, Kevin Anderson

    Confused as to where some schools are headed on July 1? Here’s a guide that should help some.

  7. Mercer extends contract of head coach Bob Hoffman through 2020-21

    May 12, 2014, 7:25 PM EST

    Bob Hoffman

    After leading Mercer to the 2014 NCAA Tournament, and past Duke in the Round of 64, the Bears have extended the contract of head coach Bob Hoffman.

  8. Mercer center Monty Brown suffers concussion vs. Duke, doesn’t remember the game

    Mar 22, 2014, 1:28 PM EST

    Duke v Mercer

    A concussion limited the Mercer big man to four minutes against Duke and will keep him off the floor against Tennessee on Sunday.

  9. Kennesaw State promotes Jimmy Lallathin’s to head coach

    Mar 20, 2014, 1:37 PM EST

    Kennesaw State Athletics

    After serving as Kennesaw State’s interim head coach for the final 16 games of the 2013-14 season, Jimmy Lallathin’s interim tag was officially removed Thursday.

  10. Kennesaw State announces departure of head coach Lewis Preston

    Mar 19, 2014, 7:49 PM EST

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    After three seasons at the school Kennesaw State head coach Lewis Preston will not return in 2014-15.

  11. Jacksonville fires head coach Cliff Warren after nine seasons

    Mar 14, 2014, 6:09 PM EST

    Jacksonville Athletics

    Add another vacancy to the coaching carousel, as Jacksonville makes a change in the leadership of its program.

  12. Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament preview: Will #DunkCity be back again?

    Mar 3, 2014, 1:32 PM EST

    AP Photo

    After last season’s surprising Sweet 16 run from Florida Gulf Coast, the Eagles — and the rest of the Atlantic Sun — will be one to watch as we get closer to the NCAA Tournament. While Dunk City returns key pieces in Bernard Thompson, Brett Comer and Chase Fieler, Mercer and USC Upstate are talented…

  13. POSTERIZED: Dunk City at it again with Bernard Thompson’s tip slam (VIDEO)

    Mar 2, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Bernard Thompson celebrates the Eagles win over the Georgetown Hoyas in their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    On the first day of the month, Florida Gulf Coast looked liked it was in mid-March form early in the second half of its game against Northern Kentucky. Dajuan Graf missed a mid-range jumper. A ball screen to get Graf the open look caused some rotations in NKU’s defense, leaving Bernard Thompson alone at the…

  14. Kennesaw State head coach Lewis Preston takes leave of absence

    Jan 2, 2014, 6:21 PM EST

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    The start of the 2013-14 season has been a tough one for the Kennesaw State Owls, as they currently have a record of 3-12 and have lost seven straight games ahead of their Atlantic Sun home opener against East Tennessee State on Saturday afternoon. Things got a little tougher on Thursday afternoon, as the school…

  15. Langston Hall’s three-pointer the difference as Mercer wins at Ole Miss

    Dec 22, 2013, 7:17 PM EST

    bears

    The interesting thing about conferences that traditionally send just one team to the NCAA tournament is that the winner of the automatic bid is the team that many people remember. And for teams that win their regular season title only to lose in the conference tournament, that can be a bitter pill to swallow. That…

  16. Florida Gulf Coast starting center Eric McKnight suspended six games

    Oct 19, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Florida Gulf Coast v San Diego State

    Florida Gulf Coast starting center Eric McKnight has been suspended the first six games of the 2013-14 season according to a report from The News-Press. The 6-foot-8 redshirt junior was suspended due to an issue involving team or school policy and Eagles’ head coach Joe Dooley told the News-Press that the incident occurred before his…

  17. Experienced backcourt of Comer and Thompson hope to lead Dunk City back to glory

    Oct 12, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    AP Photo

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. America is familiar with common Florida destinations like South Beach and Disney, but last March, basketball fans quickly became aware of the brand-new Sunshine State landmark known affectionately by college basketball enthusiasts…

  18. Chase Fieler leading the way for FGCU both on and off the court

    Sep 22, 2013, 3:30 PM EST

    Chase Fieler

    With head coach Andy Enfield now running things at USC and leading scorer Sherwood Brown out of eligibility, some may have doubts as to whether or not FGCU can build on its’ impressive 26-win 2012-13 season. But first-year head coach Joe Dooley wasn’t left with a bare cupboard, with one of his key returnees being…

  19. And then there was one: Stetson

    May 19, 2013, 11:21 AM EST

    gohatters.com

    When Lipscomb completed their search for a head men’s basketball coach this past Friday evening, it was supposed to represent the end of the coaching carousel for 2013. However, the Bisons poached Casey Alexander from fellow Atlantic Sun school Stetson, so now that leaves the Hatters as the final Division 1 school remaining without a…

  20. 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament Preview

    Mar 6, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Sherwood Brown

    With Belmont moving to the Ohio Valley Conference for the start of the 2012-13 season, the Atlantic Sun race has changed. The Bruins have moved on, but the competition remains at the top of the Atlantic Sun. Both Mercer and Florida Gulf Coast, who finished first and second in the conference, have non-conference wins over…