Harvard pulled off a huge upset to begin the college basketball “March Madness” last week, but all eyes have turned southward to a little school with a load of confidence: No. 15-seed Florida Gulf Coast is in the midst of what could be the greatest Cinderella story in NCAA tournament history.
The FGC University men’s basketball program was formed just 11 years ago in 2002. Their record last year was 15-17, before getting a new coach, Andy Einfield, in April.
And now, in just their second year of postseason eligibility, the FGCU Eagles are headed to the Sweet Sixteen, having defeated No. 2-seed Georgetown and No. 7-seed San Diego State, winning by an average of 10 points per game.
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