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FGCU loses $8 million in performance funding

Florida Gulf Coast University will be taking a budgetary haircut for 2017-18 – an $8 million one to be exact. The state university system’s Board...

College basketball: FGCU to play Wichita State; adds UNLV transfer

NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE SHAPING UP The FGCU men’s basketball team is building quite the non-conference schedule for next season. On December 22, the Eagles will travel to...

FGCU Athletics Soaring to New Heights

Intercollegiate athletics have grown into a multi-billion dollar venture and, with the assistance and promotion of the NCAA, universities and colleges have blossomed and...

FGCU Baseball Pounded, Out of NCAA Tournament

The FGCU baseball team needed two wins on Sunday to keep their NCAA Tournament dreams alive. Host North Carolina had other plans. The No. 2 national...

Hits, Runs Tough to Come By as FGCU Falls at NCAA...

Seemingly impatient at the plate and unwilling to go deep into the count, the FGCU lineup was held to one run and five hits...

FGCU Begins NCAA Tournament with Comeback Win

Nick Rivera’s three-run moonshot in the sixth inning led the way to the FGCU baseball team's first NCAA Tournament win as well as a Game...

Get to Sunday: FGCU Baseball’s Mission as NCAA Tournament Begins

FGCU baseball coach Dave Tollett says his players have proven that they can win on Sunday. The trick is going to be getting there. FGCU kicks...

Long Wait Finally over for Tollett; FGCU Baseball

FGCU baseball coach Dave Tollett was the first person out of his chair on Monday. It’s been a long time coming for the program-founding coach...

FGCU Baseball Wins ASUN Championship, Headed to NCAA Tournament

Needing two wins in one afternoon against top-seed Jacksonville, the Eagles won them both; a 4-2 win to set up the finale, then a...

Walkoff Win Sends FGCU Baseball to ASUN Final

Matt Reardon hit a walk-off single to advance FGCU baseball to its second Atlantic Sun championship game in as many years as the Eagles...

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