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Cinderella story Florida Gulf Coast becomes first 15th seed ever to reach the Sweet 16...
Daily Mail UK ^

Posted on 03/25/2013 9:23:31 AM PDT by Perdogg

Florida Gulf Coast University has shocked the nation by staging two massive upsets in the NCAA men's basketball tournament and becoming the first 15-seed team ever to reach the Sweet Sixteen round.

Little-known FGCU beat San Diego State 81-71 on Sunday night, its second NCAA tournament upset of the weekend. Just like in their opening win over second-seeded Georgetown - the Eagles' calling card to the nation - there were plenty of laughs, dunks and dances.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 03/25/2013 9:23:31 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: MikeD; OKIEDOC; Zuben Elgenubi; GOP_Raider; dfwgator; Man50D; Mr. Jeeves; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

ping


2 posted on 03/25/2013 9:28:48 AM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz is my adoptive Senator)
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To: Perdogg

GATOR BAIT!


3 posted on 03/25/2013 9:32:40 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Seconded.


4 posted on 03/25/2013 9:39:13 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Perdogg

I smiled when they beat Georgetown (aka Thug Ball University)


5 posted on 03/25/2013 9:39:26 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: dfwgator; EEGator

No offense, but I hope Florida loses because Obama picked them to go to the final 4.


6 posted on 03/25/2013 9:52:07 AM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz is my adoptive Senator)
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To: Perdogg

I am constantly amazed at the breadth of coverage of things American by this online “paper” and especially news items that are not, and won’t be, covered by the US media. This one is a surprise though.


7 posted on 03/25/2013 9:54:31 AM PDT by miele man
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To: Perdogg

I am constantly amazed at the breadth of coverage of things American by this online “paper” and especially news items that are not, and won’t be, covered by the US media. This one is a surprise though.


8 posted on 03/25/2013 9:54:54 AM PDT by miele man
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To: Perdogg

I am constantly amazed at the breadth of coverage of things American by this online “paper” and especially news items that are not, and won’t be, covered by the US media. This one is a surprise though.


9 posted on 03/25/2013 9:55:16 AM PDT by miele man
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To: Perdogg
Blasphemy!!!
10 posted on 03/25/2013 9:56:12 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

I think the Gators will win by at least 30.....I may go to game since it’s here in Dallas, but the ticket prices are outrageous.


11 posted on 03/25/2013 10:04:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Perdogg

If Obama picked Florida, I’m comfortable calling for “Eagle bait!”


12 posted on 03/25/2013 10:10:15 AM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Me too Bob.

I went to SU. I still hate Georgetown.


13 posted on 03/25/2013 10:22:49 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: EEGator
I did go for Florida over OSU and UCLA the years they won back-to-back Championships.
14 posted on 03/25/2013 10:35:38 AM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz is my adoptive Senator)
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To: Perdogg

Go FGCU, beat the Gators... (I hate the GATORS!!)


15 posted on 03/25/2013 10:45:15 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: Perdogg

I’ve got Louisville, Ohio State, Indiana and Florida in the Final Four, with Indiana winning it all. Going into Sweet 16, this scenario is still possible.


16 posted on 03/25/2013 10:53:50 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Perdogg

FGCU has at least three really strong players.

They were deeply under-ranked. In what universe is FGCU seeded 15 and Harvard is 14?

Anyway, they’re fun to watch.


17 posted on 03/25/2013 11:05:50 AM PDT by kidd
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To: dfwgator

Have a great time if you go. Gators 132 FGCU -6


18 posted on 03/25/2013 11:13:20 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Cowboy Bob

You should have seen the Shockers play the Zags....now that looked like thug ball to me.


19 posted on 03/25/2013 11:15:21 AM PDT by Osage Orange (Life is a bitch. If it was easy, we would call it a slut)
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To: ExCTCitizen

We hate you too.


20 posted on 03/25/2013 11:16:18 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Perdogg

Solid picks. I don’t think this team is as solid as those teams.


21 posted on 03/25/2013 11:17:03 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator
We hate you too.

No Offense but as a fan of UConn... the Gators (which is better then the 'Noles) are not my team. and when you have 4 neighbors flying Gator flags and doing the gator chop I have to fly a USF flag!!

22 posted on 03/26/2013 10:05:41 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: ExCTCitizen

I’ll let it slide this time. :)

Bet you miss Rip Hamilton.


23 posted on 03/26/2013 10:23:04 AM PDT by EEGator
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