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  1. North Florida’s first NCAA tournament trip helps boost school’s merchandise sales

    Aug 22, 2015, 8:53 PM EDT

    Matthew Driscoll, Jalen Nesbitt

    UNF saw its revenue increase by nearly 47 percent in the last year.

  2. Florida Gulf Coast lands transfer big man

    Jun 19, 2015, 8:00 PM EDT

    patson siame

    Florida Gulf Coast added a transfer big man who could help after sitting out one season.

  3. Reports: NJIT to officially join Atlantic Sun Friday

    Jun 11, 2015, 4:08 PM EDT

    New Jersey Tech v Michigan

    NJIT won 21 games last season, and they’ll join a league that lost Northern Kentucky earlier this spring.

  4. Kennesaw State lets go of head coach Jimmy Lallathin

    Mar 23, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT

    (Getty Images)

    Kennesaw State head coach Jimmy Lallathin has been let go.

  5. Introducing Cinderella: Meet the North Florida Ospreys

    Mar 8, 2015, 5:39 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    North Florida lost just two Atlantic Sun games, both to USC Upstate, and they avenged those defeats in Sunday’s conference tournament final.

  6. Atlantic Sun Tournament Preview and Postseason Awards

    Mar 2, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT

    (Getty Images)

    The Atlantic Sun Tournament should be an exciting one as Florida Gulf Coast attempts to dethrone regular season champ North Florida.

  7. FGCU announces addition of former VCU power forward

    Dec 19, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    VCU v George Washington

    Antravious Simmons averaged 0.7 points and 0.7 rebounds as a redshirt freshman at VCU.

  8. Florida Gulf Coast suspends senior for three games

    Nov 24, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT

    Jamail Jones

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

  9. FGCU lands commitment from three-star small forward

    Sep 24, 2014, 6:34 PM EDT


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

  10. 2013 Sweet 16 run pays off in a big way financially for FGCU

    Sep 18, 2014, 8:43 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Sep 14, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    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.

  12. Medical issue forces FGCU freshman guard to redshirt

    Aug 29, 2014, 9:36 AM EDT

    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.

  13. Realignment Catchup: More changes come on July 1

    Jul 1, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Mark Turgeon, Kevin Anderson

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

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

    May 12, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Mar 22, 2014, 1:28 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Mar 20, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT

    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.

  17. Kennesaw State announces departure of head coach Lewis Preston

    Mar 19, 2014, 7:49 PM EDT


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

  18. Jacksonville fires head coach Cliff Warren after nine seasons

    Mar 14, 2014, 6:09 PM EDT

    Jacksonville Athletics

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

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

    Mar 3, 2014, 1:32 PM EDT

    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…

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

    Mar 2, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

    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…

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

    Jan 2, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT


    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…

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

    Dec 22, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT


    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…

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

    Oct 19, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    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…

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

    Oct 12, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    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…