2012-13 Men's Basketball News
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May 07, 2013
Newly appointed FGCU head coach Joe Dooley unveiled a trio of camp dates on Tuesday, highlighted by the FGCU Team Camp on June 14-16 and pair of individual camps at the beginning and end of summer.
May 03, 2013
Coming off a basketball season in which the two teams combined for a school Division I record 53 wins, including a 28-3 mark in Alico Arena, FGCU men's and women's basketball season tickets are already on sale and on Friday the FGCU athletic department held its first weekly drawing for those who are part of the renewal incentive program.
May 02, 2013
Riding the momentum of a NCAA Sweet Sixteen 16 appearance and the hiring of head coach Joe Dooley, FGCU will take part in the 2013 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic, scheduled for December 22-23 at Orleans Arena.
April 22, 2013
FGCU President Dr. Bradshaw and Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh will introduce new head men's basketball coach Joe Dooley at a press conference held on the second floor of Alico Arena on Monday at 1:30 p.m.
April 17, 2013
FGCU Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh announced on Wednesday the hiring of Joe Dooley, an assistant coach at Kansas University, as the third men's basketball head coach in program history.
April 11, 2013
Thursday is look at FGCU's 15-1 record at Alico Arena that began with a win over eventual ACC Regular Season Champ Miami. The 15 wins at Alico Arena equaled the most home wins by an A-Sun team in the last five years.
April 09, 2013
After becoming the first No. 15 seed in NCAA Tournament history to advance to the Sweet Sixteen, FGCU earned its first national ranking in program history on Tuesday when it came in at No. 25 in the final USA Today/Coaches Poll.
April 08, 2013
Monday's breakdown is of senior Sherwood Brown's historic final season in which he posted arguably the best statistical campaign in program history while using his dynamic personality to capture the nation.
April 07, 2013
Sunday's feature takes a deeper look at junior Chase Fieler's breakout junior campaign in which he set career-highs across the board in style with his team-leading 60 dunks.
April 06, 2013
Saturday is a breakdown of sophomore Bernard Thompson's record-setting season the defensive end that saw the lengthy 6-foot-3 guard win Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Year honors and break the century mark for steals all while averaging 14.3 points per game.
April 05, 2013
During the 10 days leading up to the banquet, FGCUATHLETICS.com will highlight 10 accomplishments and moments of the Green and Blue's record-setting campaign that let the nation in on the best kept secret in college athletics and created #DunkCity. Today’s is a breakdown of sophomore Brett Comer's run to his second straight Atlantic Sun assist crown, being FGCU’s floor general and the conductor of #DunkCity.
April 04, 2013
FGCU's Sherwood Brown will participate in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at 7 p.m. ET April 4 at McCamish Pavilion on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta,
April 02, 2013
After guiding FGCU to a 26-11 record, an Atlantic Sun Tournament title and the NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen this season, FGCU head coach Andy Enfield has accepted the same position at USC of the Pac-12 Conference, announced late Monday evening.
April 01, 2013
After helping guide FGCU to its first-ever Atlantic Sun championship and a run to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 with one of the best statistical seasons in program history, senior Sherwood Brown was named an Honorable Mention All-American by the Associated Press on Monday afternoon.
April 01, 2013
Coming off an NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 run that captivated the nation and turned Fort Myers into Dunk City, the FGCU men's basketball team will celebrate its 26-win season and Atlantic Sun Tournament title by holding its annual postseason banquet on Monday, April 15 in Alico Arena.
March 30, 2013
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Mike Rosario had 15 points and Florida is going to an NCAA regional final for the third year in a row after a 62-50 victory over Florida Gulf Coast, the No. 15 seed whose improbable tournament journey ended just before midnight Friday.
March 29, 2013
The first No. 15 seed in NCAA Tournament history to advance to the Sweet Sixteen, FGCU will take on in-state foe No. 3 seed Florida on Friday night in Arlington, Texas at Cowboys Stadium at 10:07 p.m. ET on TBS. The meeting will mark the first time that two teams from the same state will meet in the Sweet Sixteen, while the Eagles are the first team since the 1987 Gators to win their first two NCAA Tournament games. FGCU’s seven-game win streak is the fourth-longest in the nation, while it has won 14 of its last 16 games.
March 27, 2013
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March 25, 2013
FGCU Athletics will host a pep rally and autograph session tonight to celebrate the men’s basketball upcoming trip to the Sweet 16 on Monday, March 25.
March 24, 2013
FGCU will look to become the first No. 15 seed in NCAA Tournament history to advance to the Sweet Sixteen on Sunday night when it takes on No. 7 seed San Diego State in a third round South Region showdown in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center at 7:10 p.m. on TBS.
March 22, 2013
Can't make it to Philadelphia? No problem! There are many ways to follow FGCU throughout the tournament so fans can feel like they are in the City of Brotherly love with the Green and Blue as they make their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance on Friday, March 22 at 6:50 p.m. against Georgetown.
March 22, 2013
In just its sixth year in Division I and second as postseason eligible, FGCU will make its NCAA Tournament debut on Friday in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center as the No. 15 seed in the South Region against No. 2 seed Georgetown at 6:50 p.m. on TBS.
March 17, 2013
With a crowd of over 1,000 fans waiting anxiously during the team’s watch party at Alico Arena on Sunday night, the FGCU men's basketball team learned it will be the No. 15 seed in the South Regional and will take on BIG EAST regular season co-champ and No. 2 seed Georgetown at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
March 15, 2013
After completing the 2012-13 Atlantic Sun Conference Basketball season, several teams on the men's and women's side have positioned themselves for postseason play. Here is the body of work by FGCU.
March 15, 2013
After helping guide the FGCU men's basketball team to the Atlantic Sun Championship and a berth into the NCAA Tournament, seniors Sherwood Brown and Eddie Murray will throw out the first pitch to Saturday afternoon’s spring training contest between the Minnesota Twins and the Pittsburgh Pirates at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Gametime is slated for 1:05 p.m.
March 14, 2013
The nation will get a chance to see the Atlantic Sun champion FGCU men's basketball team react when its first-ever NCAA Tournament opponent and destination is unveiled on Sunday, as CBS will give a live look-in during the team’s Selection Show Party held at Alico Arena.
March 12, 2013
The first team to punch its ticket to the 2013 NCAA Tournament thanks to winning the Atlantic Sun Tournament, the FGCU men's basketball team earned the No. 25 spot in the most recent CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Poll released on Monday evening.
March 09, 2013
Just a year removed from falling 20 minutes short of its first NCAA Tournament berth, FGCU didn't let its second chance slip away as Tournament MVP Brett Comer scored 21 points to lead five players in double figures in the second-seeded Eagles' 88-75 win over top-seeded Mercer in the A-Sun championship game Saturday afternoon at Hawkins Arena seen nationally on ESPN2.
March 09, 2013
Making its second straight appearance in the Atlantic Sun championship game, No. 2 seed FGCU will attempt to win its first A-Sun crown and automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament on Saturday when it takes on No. 1 seed and host Mercer at noon on ESPN2.
March 08, 2013
For the second straight year FGCU will play in the Atlantic Sun championship game, as the second-seeded Eagles used a 48-point second half and another stout 40-minute defensive effort to defeat third-seeded Stetson Friday night in the semifinals at Hawkins Arena.
March 08, 2013
With wins in 10 of its last 12 games, second-seeded FGCU will look to advance to the Atlantic Sun championship game for the second straight year when it takes on third-seeded Stetson Friday night in the semifinal round seen live on Comcast Sports Southeast.
March 06, 2013
Junior Chase Fieler equaled a career-high with 22 points and sophomore Bernard Thompson scored all 18 of his points in the final 13 minutes as second-seeded FGCU advanced to the Atlantic Sun semifinals with a 73-63 win over seventh-seeded UNF on Wednesday afternoon at Hawkins Arena.
March 05, 2013
A year removed from being just the sixth team in the 33-year history of the A-Sun Tournament to advance to the championship in its first appearance, FGCU will enter the 2013 A-Sun Championship as the No. 2 seed with a quarterfinal matchup against No. 7 seed UNF on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN3.
March 05, 2013
On the eve of its Atlantic Sun quarterfinal showdown with North Florida, the FGCU men's basketball team took home two of the league's biggest postseason awards Tuesday afternoon when senior Sherwood Brown was deemed the A-Sun Player of the Year and sophomore Bernard Thompson was tabbed the Defensive Player of the Year in a vote conducted among the conference head coaches.
March 02, 2013
Although five players finished in double figures, it was FGCU's play on the defensive end that helped the Green and Blue closeout Atlantic Sun regular season play with a 67-49 over visiting Kennesaw State in front of 2,574 fans at Alico Arena.
March 02, 2013
With its hopes of an Atlantic Sun co-regular season title still alive, FGCU will wrap up regular season play on Saturday when it hosts Kennesaw State at Alico Arena.
February 28, 2013
Trailing by three entering the final minute, FGCU made 6-of-7 at the free throw line down the stretch to rally for a hard-fought 60-57 Atlantic Sun win over first place Mercer in a physical affair Thursday night in front of a crowd of 3,586 at Alico Arena.
February 28, 2013
Sitting two games out of first place with two games remaining, FGCU will get a chance to gain a game on first place Mercer when it hosts the Bears in a critical Atlantic Sun contest Thursday night at Alico Arena.
February 26, 2013
With the final weekend of regular season action ahead, the final FGCU Coaches Show will air on Tuesday, Feb. 26, as women's head coach Karl Smesko and men's head coach Andy Enfield will sit down with host Bill Banfield starting at 5:30 p.m.
February 22, 2013
After erasing a double figure deficit midway through the second half, the FGCU men's basketball team fell victim to a 9-0 Stetson run over the final 1:44 to drop a hard-fought 80-71 Atlantic Sun road contest Friday night at the Edmunds Center.
February 22, 2013
Sitting a half-game out of first place with three games remaining, FGCU will close out its conference road slate on Friday night in DeLand, Fla. when it takes on third place Stetson in the A-Sun/CSS Friday Night Game of the Week.
February 20, 2013
Occupying two of the top three spots in the Atlantic Sun standings, the second rendition of FGCU (19-9, 11-4 A-Sun) against Stetson (12-14, 9-6 A-Sun) on Friday at the Edmunds Center in DeLand, Fla. can been seen live on Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS) beginning at 7 p.m.
February 16, 2013
Sophomore Martin Smith poured in a career-high 30 points and freshman Stephen Hurt added 20, as Lipscomb defeated FGCU for the second time this season, 84-74, on Saturday night at Allen Arena.
February 15, 2013
Riding a program Division I record seven-game win streak that includes three straight on the road, first place FGCU caps its two-game road trip at Lipscomb on Saturday on ESPN3 at 7:30 EST.
February 14, 2013
Junior Chase Fieler and sophomore Bernard Thompson combined for 28 of FGCU's 36 second half points, as the Eagles shook off a second half deficit to extend their win streak to seven games with a 60-53 Atlantic Sun triumph at Northern Kentucky Thursday night at the Bank of Kentucky Center.
February 14, 2013
Riding a program Division I record six-game win streak in which its out-scored its opponents by 19.3 points per night, FGCU will make its first-ever appearance at A-Sun newcomer Northern Kentucky on Thursday night at 7 p.m.
February 12, 2013
Following the team's third straight unbeaten conference weekend, FGCU senior Sherwood Brown and redshirt sophomore Eric McKnight took home both of the Atlantic Sun's weekly honors on Tuesday. Brown claimed his third A-Sun Player of the Week award this season, while McKnight was named the Newcomer of the Week for the third time.
February 11, 2013
After helping FGCU extend its program Division I record win streak to six games and keep sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun standings, senior Sherwood Brown has been named the College Sports Madness A-Sun Player of the Week, announced by the media outlet on Monday.
February 09, 2013
Senior Sherwood Brown finished with a game-high 21 points and FGCU held its second straight opponent under 50 points as it cruised to a 74-49 Atlantic Sun win over USC Upstate Saturday evening in front of a crowd of 3,753 fans on Alumni Weekend.
February 08, 2013
Riding a program Division I record five-game win streak, FGCU will look to look to continue its winning ways on Saturday when it welcomes in USC Upstate for a 5:17 p.m. showdown on ESPN3.
February 07, 2013
Behind its best defensive effort of the season, the FGCU men's basketball team extended its win streak to five games and remained in sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun with a wire-to-wire 67-43 win over ETSU in front of 2,832 fans at Alico Arena Thursday night.
February 07, 2013
Riding its first-ever four-game win streak in Atlantic Sun action and sitting in sole possession of first place, FGCU takes on ETSU Thursday night at Alico Arena where it is 11-1 on the season.
February 02, 2013
The FGCU backcourt of senior Sherwood Brown along with sophomores Brett Comer and Bernard Thompson combined to score 59 points to lead the Eagles to their fourth straight Atlantic Sun win at Jacksonville, 81-78, on Saturday afternoon at Swisher Gymnasium.
February 01, 2013
Saturday's Atlantic Sun showdown features a pair of first place teams, as FGCU carries a three-game win streak into Swisher Gymnasium to take on a Jacksonville club that has won five of its last six.
January 31, 2013
Highlighted by a 49-point second half and its third straight 50 percent night from the field, the FGCU men's basketball team held on to its share of first place in the Atlantic Sun with a 89-75 road win at North Florida on Thursday night at UNF Arena.
January 31, 2013
Currently one of five teams tied for first place in the tight Atlantic Sun race, FGCU (14-8, 6-3) begins the second half of its league slate Thursday night in Jacksonville, Fla. against North Florida.
January 29, 2013
Coming off FGCU's convincing 96-65 win over first place Stetson last Friday, redshirt sophomore Eric McKnight has been named the Atlantic Sun Co-Newcomer of the Week, as the league handed out its weekly awards on Tuesday.
January 28, 2013
FGCU men's basketball senior Sherwood Brown became the program's third player in the program’s 11-year history to reach 1,000 career points last Friday and on Monday earned his third College Sports Madness A-Sun Player of the Week honor of the year.
January 25, 2013
Behind a dominating performance on both ends of the court that featured a 59 percent shooting performance and 31 points off turnovers, the FGCU men's basketball team led from start to finish in a convincing 96-65 win over Stetson in the A-Sun/CSS Friday Night Game of the Week in front of 3,002 fans at Alico Arena.
January 25, 2013
Sitting one game out of first place in the Atlantic Sun standings, FGCU (13-8, 5-3) will take on conference leader Stetson (9-10, 6-2) in the A-Sun/CSS Friday Night Game of the Week.
January 23, 2013
Separated by just a game in the standings, Friday night’s critical Atlantic Sun showdown between FGCU (13-8, 5-3 A-Sun) and Stetson (9-10, 6-2 A-Sun) at Alico Arena can be seen live on Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS) beginning at 7 p.m.
January 23, 2013
With the halfway point of the A-Sun season approaching, the FGCU Coaches Show returns on Wednesday, Jan. 23, as men's head coach Andy Enfield and women’s head coach Karl Smesko will sit down with host Bill Banfield starting at 5:30 p.m.
January 22, 2013
Riding a program record four-game double-double streak, FGCU men's basketball senior Sherwood Brown has been named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, announced by the league office late Tuesday morning.
January 19, 2013
Senior Sherwood Brown scored 16 of his career-high 29 points in the first half and became the first FGCU player to record a double-double in four straight games as he led the Eagles to a 73-54 Atlantic Sun win over Northern Kentucky on Saturday at Alico Arena.
January 18, 2013
FGCU will look to rid itself of its first losing streak of the season on Saturday when it takes on Northern Kentucky at 5:15 p.m. at Alico Arena.
January 17, 2013
Behind a career-high 29 points from Deonte Alexander, Lipscomb rallied to force overtime and out-scored the FGCU men's basketball team 17-8 in the extra frame to hand the Eagles their first home loss of the season in the form of a 87-78 defeat Thursday night at Alico Arena.
January 16, 2013
Currently in a three-way tie for first place in the Atlantic Sun standings, FGCU tips off a conference season-long three-game homestand on Thursday night against Lipscomb at Alico Arena.
January 15, 2013
FGCU men's basketball assistant coach Kevin Norris has been selected to participate in the 3rd Annual Shots from the Heart Tournament, presented by CollegeInsider.com in benefit of the Skip Prosser Foundation.
January 12, 2013
After putting together arguably its best offensive first half of the season and building a 19-point lead early in the second half, the FGCU men's basketball team fell victim to a furious ETSU comeback on Saturday, falling 85-75 in Atlantic Sun action at the MSHA Athletic Center.
January 11, 2013
Currently in first place in the A-Sun standings by a half-game, FGCU takes a three-game win streak to ETSU for its sixth conference game in 13 days on Saturday afternoon.
January 10, 2013
Junior Chase Fieler’s layup with 1.5 seconds left in overtime time provided the final lead change of a hard-fought game between the Atlantic Sun’s top two teams in the standings, as FGCU picked up a thrilling 72-71 overtime victory Thursday night on ESPN3 at the Hodge Center.
January 07, 2013
Behind a season-high five players in double figures, the FGCU men's basketball team picked up its program Division I record ninth straight home win as it held on for a dramatic 75-73 Atlantic Sun victory over North Florida (UNF) Monday night at Alico Arena.
January 06, 2013
FGCU will look to carry over the momentum from its convincing win on Saturday against Jacksonville to Monday night when it hosts North Florida at Alico Arena.
January 05, 2013
The FGCU men's basketball team jumped out to a 43-17 lead at the half and never looked back, as the Eagles limited Jacksonville to a 29 percent night from the field en route to a convincing 78-55 win in its Atlantic Sun home opener on Saturday afternoon at Alico Arena.
January 04, 2013
Coming off a 1-1 road weekend to open Atlantic Sun play, FGCU returns to the friendly confines of Alico Arena to open its conference home slate against Jacksonville on Saturday at 2 p.m.
January 03, 2013
With their Atlantic Sun home-opening weekend fast approaching, FGCU men’s basketball head coach Andy Enfield and women’s basketball head coach Karl Smesko will sit down with host Bill Banfield on Thursday, Jan. 3, for the second rendition of the FGCU Coaches Show starting at 5:30 p.m.
January 02, 2013
In a rematch of last year's Atlantic Sun semifinal contest, the FGCU men’s basketball team rallied from eight points down with under three minutes to play to force overtime, but fell in the extra frame to Mercer, 77-70, in a hard-fought contest on Wednesday night at Hawkins Arena.
January 01, 2013
Coming off a hard-fought 68-59 win at Kennesaw State in the Atlantic Sun opener on New Year's Eve, FGCU will closeout its two-game conference road swing at preseason favorite Mercer Wednesday night at Hawkins Arena. FGCU (9-5) and Mercer (8-6) rank first and second in the A-Sun in total wins.
December 31, 2012
Behind all three starting guards in double figures and a 12-2 run late in the second half, the FGCU men's basketball team opened Atlantic Sun Conference action with a 68-59 road win at Kennesaw State Monday evening at the newly-renovated KSU Convocation Center.
December 30, 2012
With a successful non-conference slate that featured a league-high eight wins in the books, FGCU turns its attention to Atlantic Sun action when it travels to Kennesaw State for a New Year’s Eve showdown Monday at 5 p.m.
December 21, 2012
Winners of four of its last five and six of its last eight, FGCU will finish off its non-conference slate with a Saturday matinee at Maine in the end of a home-and-home between the two programs. The Eagles' 8-4 record is the most non-conference wins in the program’s brief six-year Division I history.
December 18, 2012
Sparked by four players in double figures for the third straight game and a season-high 40 points from its bench, the FGCU men's basketball team picked up its Division I program record eighth non-conference win with a 86-60 win over NAIA foe Southeastern on Tuesday night at Alico Arena.
December 17, 2012
Taking the Alico Arena floor already for the seventh time this season, FGCU will look to keep its home record (6-0) unblemished on Tuesday night when it takes on NAIA foe Southeastern. The Eagles can set a new program D-I record for non-conference victories with a win.
December 17, 2012
Junior forward Chase Fieler (Parkersburg, W. Va./Parkersburg South HS) tied his career-high with 18 points in FGCU’s win over FIU and after his superb showing in the Eagles lone game last week, he earned his first College Sports Madness Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award on Monday.
December 13, 2012
Behind four players in double figures led by a season-high 18 points from juniors Chase Fieler and Christophe Varidel, the FGCU men’s basketball team ran out to a double figure lead and held on to defeat in-state foe FIU, 76-73, on Thursday night at Alico Arena.
December 13, 2012
Off to its best 10-game start in Division I program history, FGCU will return from an eight-day break from game action on Thursday when it hosts in-state rival FIU at Alico Arena. Currently just outside the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 poll with 44 votes, the Eagles are 5-0 at home this season.
December 10, 2012
FGCU fans can cheer on the men's and women's basketball teams at Alico Arena this holiday season, while also supporting Toys for Tots during a trio of selected December home dates.
December 04, 2012
Despite a career-high 18 points from junior Chase Fieler, the FGCU men's basketball team couldn’t overcome a 13-of-25 night from beyond the arc by Iowa State as it fell to the Cyclones, 83-72, on Tuesday night in front of 12,692 fans at Clinton Coliseum.
December 04, 2012
Coming off a convincing 65-50 win over MAAC favorite Loyola University Maryland, who was No. 21 in the last Mid-Major Poll, FGCU will finish off a 26-day, 10-game stretch to open the season at Big XII member Iowa State on Tuesday night.
December 03, 2012
Off to its best start in the program’s brief six-year Division I history, the FGCU men's basketball team received votes in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Poll for the first time, unveiled by the media outlet on Monday afternoon. The Eagles received 44 votes to sit at No. 27.
December 01, 2012
Behind a defensive effort that saw FGCU limit Loyola University Maryland to a season-low 50 points, the Eagles improved to 5-0 at home on Saturday night with a convincing win over the MAAC favorite Greyhounds, 65-50, at Alico Arena.
December 01, 2012
Off to the program’s best start in Division I history and coming off a convincing 86-62 road win at Samford on Wednesday, FGCU opens up the month of December at Alico Arena against MAAC favorite Loyola University Maryland on Saturday night.
November 28, 2012
Behind a pair of 20-point nights from senior Sherwood Brown and sophomore Bernard Thompson, the FGCU men's basketball team turned in its best offensive performance of the young season with a coast-to-coast 86-62 win at Samford Wednesday night at the Pete Hanna Center.
November 28, 2012
Second-year FGCU men’s basketball head coach Andy Enfield and women’s basketball head coach Karl Smesko will sit down with host Bill Banfield on Thursday night for the first edition of the 2012-13 FGCU Coaches Show starting at 5:30 p.m.
November 28, 2012
FGCU will cap a busy opening month of the season with its eighth game and fourth on the road Wednesday night against Southern Conference (SoCon) member Samford at the Pete Hanna Center (5,000) in Birmingham, Ala.
November 27, 2012
FGCU men’s basketball senior Sherwood Brown (Orlando, Fla./Olympia HS) collected his second major award of the week as he was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.
November 26, 2012
Highlighted by his MVP honors at the Battle 4 Atlantis hosted by FGCU, men's basketball senior Sherwood Brown turned in another strong week for the Eagles to earn his second straight A-Sun Player of the Week award from College Sports Madness on Monday.
November 24, 2012
Playing its fourth game in six days, the FGCU men's basketball team received another 20-point night from sophomore Bernard Thompson, but couldn’t overcome a strong second half push from St. John's in a 79-68 loss at Carnesecca Arena Saturday on ESPN3.
November 22, 2012
Led by Tournament MVP senior Sherwood Brown's 22 points, the FGCU men's basketball team erased a 10-point halftime deficit with a huge second half to defeat Toledo, 72-66, on Thanksgiving night in the Championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis hosted by FGCU. With the win, FGCU earns an automatic invitation into the 2016 Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas.
November 21, 2012
Behind 16 points from sophomore Chase Fieler, the FGCU men's basketball team overcame a rough shooting night to hold on for a 50-48 win over Alcorn State on Wednesday night in the semifinals of a four-team tournament hosted by FGCU that is part of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
November 20, 2012
After a 2-1 week that included a home win over ACC foe Miami and a trip to No. 9 Duke, FGCU men's basketball sophomores Bernard Thompson and Eric McKnight were named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week and Newcomer of the Week, respectively, to sweep the league’s weekly awards.
November 20, 2012
FGCU men's basketball coach Andy Enfield announced the second member of its 2013-14 class on Tuesday, signing Logan Hovey to a National Letter of Intent (NLI) in the early signing period.
November 20, 2012
FGCU men's basketball senior Sherwood Brown was named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week by College Sports Madness on Tuesday night.
November 19, 2012
Despite a career-high 24 points from sophomore Bernard Thomson and owning the lead for a majority of the opening 14 minutes, the FGCU men's basketball team couldn't fend off a 30-0 Blue Devils' run as it fell to No. 9 Duke, 88-67, Sunday night on ESPNU in front of 9,314 fans at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
November 18, 2012
Coming off a pair of home wins, including a 63-51 win over ACC foe Miami, FGCU carries a 2-1 record into Sunday night’s meeting with No. 9 Duke at historic Cameron Indoor Stadium. The game, which is part of the Battle 4 Atlantis, will be nationally televised on ESPNU with Tom Hart and Adrian Branch on the call.
November 16, 2012
Entering on a two-game win streak that includes a 12-point victory over Miami, the FGCU men's basketball team will be appearing in its first nationally televised game of the 2012-13 season on Sunday night when it takes on No. 9 Duke at 8 p.m. on ESPNU and WatchESPN.com.
November 16, 2012
The FGCU men’s basketball team used a balanced attack with four players scoring in double-figures as it led from start to finish in a convincing, 86-54, win over Ave Maria on Thursday night in front of 1,113 fans at Alico Arena.
November 15, 2012
FGCU will look to build off of the most historic win in the program's brief history when it hosts Ave Maria on Thursday night at Alico Arena. The Eagles opened their home schedule in style two nights ago with a 63-51 win over ACC member and in-state foe Miami in front of a school record 4,552 fans.
November 14, 2012
Less than 24 hours after one of the biggest wins in FGCU men's basketball history against ACC foe Miami, head coach Andy Enfield announced the signing of forward Jordan Neff to a National Letter of Intent (NLI) on the first day of the early signing period on Wednesday afternoon.
November 13, 2012
Behind a 40-14 edge in points in the paint and a 21-3 game-changing run in the middle of the first half, the FGCU men's basketball team opened its home schedule in style with a 63-51 victory over ACC foe Miami in front of a school record 4,552 fans at Alico Arena on Tuesday night.
November 09, 2012
Despite a game-high 21 points from sophomore Bernard Thompson and 16 more from senior Sherwood Brown, the FGCU men's basketball team couldn’t overcome a big halftime deficit during its 80-57 season-opening loss to VCU at Verizon Wireless Arena at the Siegel Center.
November 09, 2012
Coming off an appearance in the Atlantic Sun Championship game in its first year of Division I postseason eligibility in 2011-12, FGCU will open its 11th season and second under head coach ANDY ENFIELD on Friday night at one of the Atlantic 10’s newest members VCU at Verizon Wireless Arena.
November 07, 2012
The 2012-13 Atlantic Sun men's basketball season is almost ready to begin and to preview the start of the year, the A-Sun is taking a look at the top-20 returning scorers. Wednesday included FGCU senior Sherwood Brown who checks in at No. 6 on the list.
November 06, 2012
The 2012-13 Atlantic Sun men's basketball season is almost ready to begin and to preview the start of the year, the A-Sun is taking a look at the top-20 returning scorers. Tuesday included FGCU sophomore Bernard Thompson who checks in at No. 9 on the list.
October 25, 2012
FGCU basketball fans can get a good look at the 2012-13 version of the men's and women's programs this Sunday, Oct. 28 during the athletic department's second annual Hoops & Halloween event from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Alico Arena.
October 22, 2012
The FGCU men's basketball trio of senior Sherwood Brown and sophomores Bernard Thompson and Eric McKnight all earned A-Sun Preseason accolades from College Sports Madness on Saturday when the media outlet unveiled its All-Conference teams.
October 18, 2012
Coming off an appearance in the Atlantic Sun Championship game a year ago, the FGCU men's basketball team was picked third in the 10-team league in both the coaches and media preseason polls, announced by the league on Thursday afternoon.
October 17, 2012
With the anticipation of the start of the 2012-13 season building, the FGCU men's basketball team will play a preseason Green/Blue game at the Community School in Naples on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Admission to the event is free.
October 12, 2012
What a difference a year makes. Returning eight players, including all five starters, from last year's team that advanced to the Atlantic Sun Championship game, second-year head coach Andy Enfield and the FGCU men's basketball team officially opened the 2012-13 season on Friday evening with the squad’s first practice.
September 21, 2012
Both of the FGCU men’s basketball team's contests against in-state Atlantic Sun rival Stetson will appear on Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS) for the second straight season, as the league office announced the start of its second decade of partnership with CSS on Friday.
August 15, 2012
On the heels of a successful foreign tour to the Bahamas and with the start of the 2012-13 season rapidly approaching, second-year FGCU head coach Andy Enfield announced the signing of German guard Alexander Blessig to a grant-in aid on Wednesday.
August 10, 2012
Fueled by a 39-point first quarter and a 56 percent shooting night from the field, the FGCU men's basketball team shot the lights out of Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium during a 121-78 win over the Grand Bahamas All-Stars in its final game of the Summer of Thunder Tour Friday evening.
August 09, 2012
Behind a well-balanced offensive attack and improved effort on the defensive end, the FGCU men's basketball team took care of business on the second day of its Summer of Thunder tour in the Bahamas with a 102-69 win over the Mailboat Cybots Thursday night at Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium.
August 08, 2012
Behind a game-high 34 points from sophomore Brett Comer, the FGCU men’s basketball team opened in foreign tour in the Bahamas with a 110-95 victory over the Commonwealth Bank Giants Wednesday night at Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium.
August 07, 2012
Following Tuesday's final practice session, the FGCU men's basketball players and staff will pack their bags for an early Wednesday morning flight to the Bahamas for a three-game foreign trip against international professional competition in the city of Nassau.
August 04, 2012
Just over three days away from the team’s foreign tour to the Bahamas, FGCU men’s basketball head coach Andy Enfield gives Eagles’ fans an update on the first six days of practice and what’s ahead leading up to the trip.
July 30, 2012
With just nine days remaining until its foreign tour to the Bahamas, the FGCU men’s basketball team opened its NCAA-allowed practice period leading up to the trip on Monday with an energetic two-hour session in Alico Arena.
July 27, 2012
Coming off an appearance in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Tournament championship game in the program’s first year of Division I postseason eligibility, the FGCU men's basketball team will get a head start on building off its first season under head coach Andy Enfield when it takes a foreign tour to the Bahamas from August 8-12.
July 06, 2012
Former FGCU men's basketball center Kevin Cantinol joined the professional ranks on Friday, signing a contract to play for ADA Blois Basketball 41 of the NM1 League in France.
June 09, 2012
Coming off an appearance in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Tournament championship game in the program’s first year of postseason eligibility, FGCU men's basketball head coach Andy Enfield continued to bolster the roster on Saturday with the addition of Marquette transfer Jamail Jones, who signed a grant-in aid to join the Eagles next season.
June 06, 2012
A pure-shooting 2-guard, the Naples native will land in Bangkok, Thailand, where he’ll play for the Cobras of the ASEAN Basketball League. The league was founded in 2009 and is comprised of eight teams from six Asian countries.