2008-09 Men's Basketball News
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May 11, 2009
FGCU's search commettiee has teamed up with human resources to accept applications and try to fill the men's basketball assistant coaching vacancy.
April 17, 2009
FGCU Head Coach Dave Balza has announced the signing of Hunter Miller, a 6-1 point guard from Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, Tennessee.
March 03, 2009
Chambers averaged 8.6 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game to earn a spot on the All-Freshmen team, the conference announced Tuesday
February 21, 2009
The JU men's basketball team found its rhythm early and often on Saturday as the Dolphins raced by Florida Gulf Coast, 71-53, at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. The Eagles were led by senior Delvin Franklin, who scored 14 points in his final collegiate game.
February 19, 2009
Three players scored in double figures as the FGCU men's basketball team fell to the Ospreys of North Florida by the final score of 69-59 Thursday night at UNF Arena.
February 18, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will face the UNF Ospreys in conference double-header action on Thursday night. Tip-off for the first game is set for 5:30 p.m.
February 16, 2009
Kyle Marks scored a game-high 19 points and senior Delvin Franklin scored 12 as the Eagles improve to 7-11 in the Atlantic Sun
February 14, 2009
Delvin Franklin led the way with 18 points, Derrick O'Neil recorded a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds, and Kyle Marks had a big day defensively with 10 rebounds and 6 blocks
February 13, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will host the Merecr Bears in conference double-header action on Saturday afternoon. Tip-off for the first game is set for 1 p.m.
February 09, 2009
Reed Baker dropped 24 points as the Eagles fell to USC Upstate, 71-62, in A-Sun men's basketball action Monday night in the Hodge Center.
February 07, 2009
Reed Baker and Reggie Chambers both finished with 18 points as ETSU defeated FGCU by a score of 102-78 Saturday afternoon.
February 06, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will face the ETSU Bucs in conference double-header action on Saturday afternoon. Tip-off for the first game is set for 1:30 p.m.
February 02, 2009
Derrick O'Neil notched his first double-double of the season and four Eagles scored in double figures as the Eagles defeated Lipscomb in thrilling fashion by a score of 76-73 on Monday night in Alico Arena.
January 31, 2009
Reggie Chambers scored a game-high 19 points as Belmont defeated FGCU by a score of 92-74 Saturday afternoon in Alico Arena.
January 30, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will play host to the Belmont Bruins in conference double-header action. Tip-off for the first game is set for 1 p.m.
January 29, 2009
The men's basketball staff, will wear sneakers with their usual game attire during weekend games to demonstrate their support for the fight against cancer.
January 28, 2009
Kyle Marks and Chad Lutkenhaus each scored 12 points but Campbell opened the second half on a 22-4 run and went on to defeat the Eagles 78-62 Wednesday night.
January 27, 2009
The FGCU men's basketball team will look to get back on the winning track when they head to Buies Creek, N.C. to face the Camels of Campbell on Wednesday night. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
January 25, 2009
Loss snaps 8-game home win streak; Reed Baker led the Eagles with 15 points and Christian Wolf scored 12 points and pulled down 5 rebounds in the loss.
January 23, 2009
FGCU closed the game on a 7-0 run to complete the comeback win. Derrick O'Neil and Reggie Chambers each scored a game-high 11 points in the win.
January 21, 2009
The FGCU men's basketball team will host North Florida in Alico Arena Friday night at 7 p.m. (originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m.). The game can be seen live on ASun.tv and regionally on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast.
January 18, 2009
After leading for the majority of the game, the Eagles let one slip away as the Owls rallied in the last 10 minutes to defeat FGCU, 70-69, in the KSU Convocation Center on Sunday afternoon.
January 17, 2009
Florida Gulf Coast had 52 student-athletes named to the Atlantic Sun Conference's Fall All-Academic teams in a statement released by the conference office on Thursday afternoon.
January 16, 2009
Three Eagles scored in double figures and Reed Baker finished with a team-high 19 points as the Bears of Mercer defeated the Eagles 88-63 Friday night.
January 15, 2009
The FGCU men's basketball team will look to extend their winning streak to four game when they head to Macon, Ga. to face the Bears of Mercer on Friday night. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
January 13, 2009
Reggie Chambers turned in the best week of his young career helping FGCU to their first three-game win streak as a Division I program. For his efforts, he became the first freshman this season to earn the Player of the Week award, the conference office announced on Tuesday.
January 12, 2009
FGCU uses 15-4 to close out the game, handing ETSU their first conference loss of the season, 64-61
January 10, 2009
Five diferent Eagles score in double figures as FGCU wins sixth consecutive home game
January 09, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will play host to USC Upstate in conference double-header action. Tip-off for the first game is set for 2 p.m.
January 08, 2009
Reed Baker eclipsed the 20-point mark for the fourth straight game and the Eagles defeated Stetson for the first time in school history after losing their previous three meetings
January 07, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will play host to ETSU (women) and Stetson (men) in conference double-header action. Tip-off for the first game is set for 5 p.m.
January 05, 2009
Reggie Chambers scored a career-high 20 points as the Bruins of Belmont defeated the Eagles 79-67 Monday night at the Curb Event Center.
January 03, 2009
Reed Baker and Delvin Franklin combined to score 38 points as the Eagles fell to Lipscomb, 82-76, Saturday night at Allen Arena.
January 02, 2009
The FGCU men's and women's basketball teams will head to Nashville, Tenn. for double-header action against Lipscomb to open the new year. Both games can be seen live on A-Sun.TV and tip-off for the first game is set for 3 p.m.
December 30, 2008
Reed Baker (26 points, 9 rebounds) and Delvin Franklin (14 points) lead the way for FGCU in front of 2,234 fans at Alico Arena
December 29, 2008
The FGCU basketball teams will play host to Cornell (women) and Army (men) in non-conference double-header action. Tip-off for the first game is set for 5 p.m.
December 22, 2008
Delvin Franklin and Reed Baker combined to score 35 points as the Eagles fell to No.24 Michigan, 76-59, Monday night at Crisler Arena.
December 20, 2008
Ben Vega scored a game-high 14 points as the Eagles fell to Butler, 73-53, at Hinkle Fieldhouse on saturday afternoon.
December 20, 2008
The Eagles (4-7) return to action Monday night when they face the Michigan Wolverines (8-2) at Crisler Arena. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
December 19, 2008
Six days after knocking off Johnson & Wales in their last outting, the Eagles (4-6) return to action tomorrow afternoon when they face the Butler Bulldogs (8-1) at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.
December 16, 2008
Derrick O'Neil contributed everywhere possible in leading the Eagles to a pair of victories last week and for his efforts, he won his first Player of the Week award, the conference office announced on Tuesday.
December 14, 2008
Derrick O'Neil scores 14, Addison Smith and Delvin Franklin each add 11 as FGCU wins second straight to improve to 4-6 on the season
December 13, 2008
FGCU snaps two-game losing streak behind 26-point effort from Reed Baker and 16 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists, and 5 steals from Derrick O'Neil
December 12, 2008
The FGCU men's and women's basketball teams will play host to the Campbell Camels for A-Sun double-header action. Both games can be seen live on A-Sun.TV and tip-off for the first game is set for 1 p.m.
December 10, 2008
Three players scored in double figures as the Eagles fell to Florida, 94-60, at the O'Connell Center on Wednesday night.
December 09, 2008
Six days after dropping a tough game to Stetson in their last outting, the Eagles (2-5) return to action tomorrow night when they face the Florida Gators (6-2) in the O'Connell Center. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m.
December 04, 2008
Freshman Ben Vega led the Eagles with 14 points, but Stetson used a 12-0 run in the final 1:18 and an 18-0 overall run to finish the game with a 76-71 win over FGCU.
December 03, 2008
The FGCU men's and women's basketball teams will head to DeLand, Fla. for double-header action against Stetson to open A-Sun regular season play on Thursday, Dec. 4. Both games can be seen live on A-Sun.TV.
December 01, 2008
Derrick O'Neil turned in a 27 point, 9 rebound performance to lead the Eagles to their second win of the season in front of 1,237 at Alico Arena
November 30, 2008
The FGCU men's basketball team looks to get back on the winning track as they play host to Mike Jarvis and the FAU Owls Monday night at Alico Arena.
November 26, 2008
Eagles fall to 1-4 on the season with 73-69 loss; Reed Baker led four Eagles in double-figures with 17 points
November 25, 2008
Four Eagles score 11+ points in the loss; FGCU finishes out the CBE Classic against UMKC on Wednesday
November 24, 2008
Delvin Franklin scores 17 (5-10 FG, 4-8 3-pt FG) and Derrick O'Neil adds 14 (5-7 FG, 4-4 FT) in losing effort for the Eagles, who will take on Bradley on Tuesday
November 22, 2008
The FGCU men's basketball team will host in the 2008 O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic with a trio of games in the Ft. Myers Sub-Regional at Alico Arena.
November 20, 2008
The FGCU men's basketball team bounced back after losing their season opener at Kansas, knocking off the North Carolina Central Eagles, 66-58, in the 2008-09 home opener.
November 19, 2008
After falling to the Jayhawks on the road in the 08-09 season opener on Wednesday night, the FGCU men's basketball team (0-1) returns home to host NC Central (0-2) Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
November 18, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team fell to the University of Kansas 85-45 in the second round of the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse in front of 16,300 fans.
November 17, 2008
The FGCU men's basketball team will officially open its 2008-09 campaign Tuesday night when it invades the Allen Field House to take on No. 23/24 Kansas. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. CT.
November 14, 2008
FGCU Head Coach Dave Balza has announced the signing of Brett Williams, a 6-4 shooting guard from Hagerty High School in Oviedo.
November 05, 2008
Freshman Reggie Chambers leads the way with 13 points and 6 assists, four Eagles reach double figures in scoring
November 03, 2008
After FGCU went through its first season in Division I with seven seniors, the Eagles will be forced to take a totally different approach this season. The Eagles lost four starters and 11 of 13 players from last years roster.
October 23, 2008
Richmond, Bradley and Missouri-Kansas City will all join FGCU at the Fort Myers Sub-Regional.
October 09, 2008
Fans can get their first look at the 2008-09 hoops teams at the 'Sneak Peek and Pick a Seat Party' on October 23 at 7:00 pm.
October 08, 2008
FGCU was selected to finish ninth in both A-Sun preseason polls.
October 01, 2008
The Eagles open their season on ESPN U against defending national champion Kansas on November 18 at 9:00 pm.
September 02, 2008
Liddell becomes the third former Eagle to sign a pro deal in the last two weeks.
August 27, 2008
Martin, a 2005 graduate of FGCU, signs with Porto Ferpinta in Portugal. Martin has played professionaly for the last three seasons.
August 25, 2008
Casey Wohlleb has signed a contract with Saint Josep Girona in Spain's LEB Bronze division.
August 13, 2008
Florida Gulf Coast University Men's Head Basketball Coach Dave Balza has announced the 2008-09 schedule. The schedule features 18 home games this season including three in the O'Reilly Auto Parts College Basketball Experience Classic.
August 12, 2008
FGCU Men's Basketball Head Coach Dave Balza has announced that Leo Miller has been promoted to Assistant Coach from Director of Basketball Operations. Sean Egan has been named Director of Basketball Operations.