2004-05 Men's Basketball News
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June 20, 2005
Florida Gulf Coast University basketball coach Dave Balza announced today that Beau Bauer will transfer from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne to join the Eagles for the 2005-06 season. A 6-3 guard, Bauer will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.
May 28, 2005
Florida Gulf Coast University basketball coach Dave Balza announced today that Adam Liddell will transfer from Purdue University to join the Eagles next season. A 6-7 versatile swingman, Liddell will have three seasons of eligibility remaining.
March 14, 2005
For eight members of the Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team, Saturday night's loss in the NCAA Division II regional quarterfinals marked the end of their collegiate basketball careers.
March 13, 2005
Eckerd College connected on 19-of-32 second-half field goals (59%) as the Tritons came from behind to knock Florida Gulf Coast University out of the NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Tournament Saturday night with an 81-79 South Region quarterfinal victory
March 12, 2005
After nearly a week of anticipation, the big dance begins for the #16 Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team Saturday night.
March 08, 2005
The Florida Gulf Coast University Athletic Department is organizing a bus trip for fans to attend the NCAA Division II Men's Basketball South Region tournament games in Montevallo, Alabama.
March 08, 2005
FGCU Remains in Top-20 in final NABC Division II rankings
March 06, 2005
The Road to Grand Forks, North Dakota begins March 12 with the South Region tournament in Montevallo, Alabama.
March 03, 2005
The 2005 NCAA Division II men's and women's basketball championship brackets will be announced exclusively in two thirty-minute selection shows Sunday evening March 6, 2005.
March 02, 2005
Senior forward Juan Cedeno led four players in double figures with a career-high 16 points as No. 21 Florida Gulf Coast University defeated Bethany Lutheran on Senior Night at Alico Arena Wednesday night.
March 02, 2005
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team is ranked second in the final regional ranking prior to Sunday's NCAA Division II selection show.
February 26, 2005
Senior forward Kelvin Coggins scored 23 points Saturday evening to help Florida Gulf Coast University hold off Florida Southern 68-66 in NCAA Division II South Region action in front of a record crowd of 3,387 at Alico Arena.
February 19, 2005
North Dakota State University held Florida Gulf Coast University without a field goal in the final 3:44 of overtime to pull out a 74-70 win in the championship game of the National Independent Tournament before 2,615 fans at Alico Arena Saturday night.
February 18, 2005
Florida Gulf Coast University utilizes its superior frontcourt play to overpower the University of Puerto Rico Bayamon 75-55 in semifinal action of the National Independent Basketball Tournament at Alico Arena Friday night.
February 17, 2005
Senior guard Ryan Hopkins led four players in double-figures as #15 Florida Gulf Coast University beat North Greenville College 74-50 in first-round National Independent Tournament basketball tournament action at Alico Arena.
February 16, 2005
Eagles also in national top-15
February 08, 2005
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team is ranked 21st in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches/Division II poll released Tuesday night.
February 08, 2005
Junior forward Marcus Watts tied a career-high with 18 points Tuesday night to lead #21 Florida Gulf Coast University past Johnson & Wales University of Florida 69-49 in men's college basketball action at Alico Arena.
February 05, 2005
Junior forward Marcus Watts hit a lay-up with 47 seconds left to lift Florida Gulf Coast University past Morehouse College 75-72 in an NCAA Division II South Region men's basketball game at Forbes Arena Saturday night.
February 01, 2005
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team moved up to No. 15 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches/Division II poll released Tuesday night.
January 31, 2005
North Alabama built a 19-point second half and held off a late rally to upend No. 18 Florida Gulf Coast University 90-83 in an NCAA Division II South Region men's basketball game at Flowers Hall.
January 29, 2005
Senior guards Ryan Hopkins (Parkersburg, WV) and Bryan Crislip (Parkersburg, WV) combined for 37 points Saturday evening to lead Florida Gulf Coast University to a 71-66 victory over Albany State University
January 25, 2005
Four players scored in double figures as No. 18 Florida Gulf Coast University (17-4) cruised to a 75-66 victory over Nova Southeastern (5-13) in a NCAA Division II South Region match-up at Alico Arena Tuesday night.
January 25, 2005
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team, winners of 11 of its past 12 games, made their first appearance in the Division II Top-25 after knocking off Kentucky State and Fairmont State last week.
January 22, 2005
Playing back in their old high school gymnasium turned into a great homecoming for Parkersburg natives Bryan Crislip and Ryan Hopkins.
January 19, 2005
Senior guard Ryan Hopkins scored a game-high 20 points and junior forward Marcus Watts added 18 points and five rebounds as the Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team knocked off Kentucky State 70-63 Wednesday night
January 18, 2005
After winning eight of its past nine games, including impressive regional wins over Saint Leo University and No. 20 Lynn University, Florida Gulf Coast University's men's basketball team received 11 votes in the 7th regular season Division II men's basketball poll
January 11, 2005
Senior point guard Bryan Crislip drained a 15-foot jumper with 32 seconds remaining Tuesday night as Florida Gulf Coast University pulled out a 67-65 victory over 20th-ranked Lynn University in a Division II South Region men's basketball game
January 08, 2005
Senior forward Kelvin Coggins led five players in double figures as Florida Gulf Coast University's men's basketball team defeated Saint Leo University 96-75 at Alico Arena on Saturday afternoon.
January 05, 2005
Men's Basketball Team Ranked in South Region Top-5 and Moving Up In National Division II Polls.
January 04, 2005
Facing their second nationally-ranked opponent in three days proved to be a daunting task for Florida Gulf Coast University's men's basketball team.
January 02, 2005
Senior guard Bryan Crislip led five players in double figures with a career-high 24 points Sunday afternoon to lead Florida Gulf Coast University to a 79-67 upset of eighth-ranked University of Montevallo in a Division II South Region men's basketball game
December 30, 2004
Entering a crucial six-game stretch during the next two weeks, the Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team looked like a team on a mission as it captured its third straight FGCU Holiday Tournament championship with a solid 75-67 win over Drury.
December 27, 2004
Forward Brett Fritz will return to the Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team for the second semester after being granted a final semester of eligibility from the NCAA.
December 21, 2004
Senior guard Ryan Hopkins scored 26 points and senior center Kevin Martin added 16 points Tuesday night as Florida Gulf Coast University defeated the University of Puerto Rico Rio-Piedras 84-68 in men's college basketball action at Alico Arena.
December 17, 2004
Senior guards Ryan Hopkins and Bryan Crislip teamed for 39 points to lead Florida Gulf Coast University to an 89-71 victory over the University of West Florida in a Division II South Region men's basketball game Friday night at Alico Arena.
December 11, 2004
Florida Gulf Coast University used a balanced scoring attack and a strong second half Saturday night to defeat Franklin Pierce College 64-52 at Alico Arena.
December 09, 2004
A second-half comeback by the Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team fell just short as Lynn University held on for an 87-82 victory Thursday night in Boca Raton.
December 04, 2004
Senior guard Ryan Hopkins (Parkersburg, WV) continued his hot shooting with a game-high 27 points Saturday night as Florida Gulf Coast University handed Arkansas Tech an 82-72 defeat in men's basketball at Alico Arena.
December 01, 2004
FGCU rallies to beat Saint Leo in closing minutes...Senior Ryan Hopkins tops 1,000 points for career.
November 27, 2004
Senior center Kevin Martin led all scores with 15 points while senior guard Ryan Hopkins added a season-high 14 points as the 21st-ranked Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team knocked off Florida Memorial College 66-49 at Alico Arena Saturday night.
November 20, 2004
Florida Gulf Coast University senior Kevin Martin headlines the 2004 Hillmyer/Tremont All-Classic men's team announced tonight.
November 20, 2004
Senior center Kevin Martin led four players in double figures with 16 points as the 21st-ranked Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team cruised to a 75-56 win over Lincoln Memorial in the finale of the Hillmyer/Tremont Classic at Alico Arena.
November 19, 2004
Senior center Kevin Martin scored a game-high 13 points to lead #21 Florida Gulf Coast University to a 74-41 win over Puerto Rico Cayey in the home opener at the Hillmyer Tremont Classic at Alico Arena on Friday night.
November 15, 2004
Listing of Disney Division II Tip-Off Classic All-Tournament Team.
November 13, 2004
Eagles rebound at Disney Classic to Beat North Florida and advance to Sunday's 5th Place game at 1 p.m.
November 12, 2004
FGCU drops opening round game in Disney Classic to North Dakota and faces North Florida at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
November 10, 2004
A new era in Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball begins this weekend when the Eagles participate in the Disney Division II Tip-Off Classic at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando.
September 10, 2004
For the second year, the men's basketball team will take its game from the court to the course, as Stoneybrook Golf Course and Florida Gulf Coast University host the Shoot an Eagle golf scramble scheduled for September 25.
September 09, 2004
Florida Gulf Coast University head men's basketball coach Dave Balza has announced that Leo Miller has joined the Eagles coaching staff and will serve as a volunteer assistant coach.
August 24, 2004
Florida Gulf Coast University Head Men's Basketball Coach Dave Balza announced today that Kelvin Coggins of Alexandria, Virginia and Marcus Watts of North Port, Florida have been granted scholarships for the 2004-05 campaign.
August 05, 2004
Florida Gulf Coast University Head Men's Basketball Coach Dave Balza announced today that Kevin Martin of Maplewood, New Jersey has been granted a scholarship for the 2004-05 campaign.
August 04, 2004
With games against three of the top five teams from a year ago in the South region, the Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team faces a tough challenge in their first year of full membership in NCAA Division II play.