2010-11 Men's Basketball News
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May 16, 2011
The FGCU men's basketball team added some depth and size to its frontcourt on Monday, landing 6-foot-9 Iowa State transfer Eric McKnight. McKnight will have to sit out the 2011-12 season due to NCAA four-year transfer rules, but will have three years of eligibility.
May 13, 2011
For the third straight season, the FGCU men's basketball team will take on in-state foe Miami when it travels to Coral Gables, Fla. on Nov. 22, as it announced the third game off its 2011-12 schedule on Friday. The Hurricanes are the second team from the ACC on the Eagles' upcoming schedule, joining Maryland (Nov. 25).
May 10, 2011
The FGCU men's basketball program unveiled a pair of road games off its 2011-12 schedule on Tuesday afternoon, announcing it will make a weekend trip after Thanksgiving to take on ACC foe Maryland and MAAC member Loyola University Maryland.
May 07, 2011
Newly-appointed FGCU men's basketball coach Andy Enfield added his third signee of the spring period on Saturday, announcing that Croatian forward Filip Cvjeticanin has inked a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to join the Eagles next season.
April 29, 2011
Just days after landing his first recruit as head coach of the FGCU men's basketball program, Andy Enfield announced on Friday that Bernard Thompson has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to join the program in 2011-12. Thompson, a senior at Rockdale County (GA) High School, joins Winter Park point guard Brett Comer as an incoming freshmen signed by Enfield and his staff this week.
April 25, 2011
Head coach Andy Enfield announced the signing of his first recruit as the leader of the FGCU men's basketball program on Monday evening, as Winter Park High School point guard Brett Comer signed a grant in-aid to join the Eagles next season.
April 15, 2011
Newly-appointed FGCU men's basketball head coach Andy Enfield filled out his coaching staff on Friday when he announced hiring of Kevin Norris, Marty Richter and Michael Fly. Norris, Richter and Fly will all join as assistant coaches. Enfield was named the program's second-ever head coach on March 31.
April 15, 2011
Just over two weeks on the job as FGCU's second-ever men's basketball head coach, Andy Enfield will be the featured guest on the newest episode of the FGCU Sports Report produced by WGCU-TV on Friday night at 8:30 p.m. The FGCU Sports Report, a 30-minute show which showcases all 14 Division I sports at FGCU.
April 06, 2011
Just a week after being introduced as the second men's basketball head coach in FGCU history, Andy Enfield threw prior to the Eagles' baseball game against ACC foe Miami in front of 2,744 fans at Hammond Stadium.
March 31, 2011
Season tickets for the 2011-12 FGCU men's and women's basketball season went on sale Thursday morning at 9 a.m. at the FGCU ticket office. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Alico Arena ticket office or by phone at 239-590-7145.
March 31, 2011
Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh announced the hiring of Florida State assistant coach Andy Enfield as the second-ever Florida Gulf Coast men's basketball head coach on Wednesday afternoon during an official press conference held in the Alico Arena VIP Suite.
March 30, 2011
FGCU Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh will hold a 2 p.m. press conference this afternoon in the Alico Arena hospitality suite to announce the men's basketball program's new head coach.
March 10, 2011
Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh announced on Thursday that FGCU men's basketball assistant coach Leo Miller will assume the role of interim head coach during the search for the program's next head coach.
March 01, 2011
FGCU men's basketball redshirt sophomore Anthony Banks was named to the All-Conference second team, while Christophe Varidel became the third Eagle in as many years to make the All-Freshmen squad on Tuesday afternoon.
February 28, 2011
Led by a career-high 26 points from sophomore Sherwood Brown and a Division I school record 14 three-pointers as a team, Florida Gulf Coast closed its 2010-11 campaign with a 81-65 Atlantic Sun win over USC Upstate on Monday night at the Hodge Center.
February 26, 2011
Freshman Christophe Varidel's game-tying jumper from the right baseline caromed off the back of the rim as time expired as the FGCU men's basketball team's three-game win streak came to an end on Saturday night at Alico Arena in the form a 53-51 Atlantic Sun loss to UNF.
February 26, 2011
FGCU will look to extend its season-long three-game win streak on Saturday night in its home finale at Alico Arena against Atlantic Sun foe UNF. The Eagles have enjoyed their current homestand, winning all three games to extend their win streak to four games at Alico.
February 24, 2011
Freshman Christophe Varidel's three-pointer with 2.2 seconds remaining helped FGCU capitalized on another gutsy effort on the offensive glass and defense end en route to a thrilling 56-55 Atlantic Sun win over third-place Jacksonville on Thursday night at Alico Arena.
February 24, 2011
Riding the programs first-ever two-game win streak in the month of February since joining Division I in 2007, FGCU welcomes third place Jacksonville to Alico Arena on Thursday evening. The Eagles are coming off a weekend in which they completed season sweeps of Campbell and in-state rival Stetson.
February 22, 2011
Sophomore Sherwood Brown's career-high 18 points led four players in double figures for FGCU as they Eagles fought off Atlantic Sun foe Stetson for another dramatic 64-60 win in the in-state rivalry on Monday night at Alico Arena.
February 20, 2011
Coming off another sound defensive effort in a home win, FGCU caps the first of its back-to-back A-Sun weekends at Alico Arena by hosting in-state rival Stetson on Monday evening. The Eagles defeated Campbell, 47-39, on Friday night and have held their last two opponents at home under 40 points.
February 19, 2011
The FGCU men's basketball team overcame a slow offensive start with solid defense in the second half to earn a 47-39 Atlantic Sun win over Campbell on Saturday at Alico Arena.
February 18, 2011
After a three-game road swing last week, FGCU returns to the friendly confines of Alico Arena for four straight Atlantic Sun home games, beginning with Campbell on Saturday at 5:15 p.m. The Eagles defeated the Camels earlier in the season and will attempt to pick up their third-ever season sweep of an A-Sun opponent.
February 15, 2011
Despite a career-high 25 points from redshirt sophomore Anthony Banks, the FGCU men's basketball team couldn't quite overcome a double figure first half deficit in a 80-70 non-conference loss to WKU on Monday night at E.A. Diddle Arena.
February 14, 2011
The final contest of the FGCU men's basketball team's three-game road trip at Western Kentucky on Monday night can be seen live on Fox College Sports beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
February 13, 2011
FGCU puts an end to its six-day, three-game road swing and its non-conference schedule on Monday night in Bowling Green, Ky. against Western Kentucky. The meeting is the first-ever between the two teams and will be televised on Fox College Sports on DirecTV (Ch. 617).
February 12, 2011
Despite trailing by as many as 20 in the first half, the FGCU men's basketball team fought back to tie the game with seven minutes to play, but couldn't overcome foul trouble down the stretch during a 74-61 loss at Mercer in a Atlantic Sun matinee at the University Center on Saturday.
February 11, 2011
FGCU takes the floor for part two of its three-game road swing when stays in the state of Georgia to take on Atlantic Sun foe Mercer. The Eagles, who are coming off a last second defeat at Kennesaw State on Thursday, will look to avenge a narrow three-point loss to the Bears earlier in the season.
February 10, 2011
Kennesaw State's Spencer Dixon buried a contested step-back three-pointer with seven seconds on the clock to send the Owls to a dramatic 69-68 Atlantic Sun win over the FGCU men's basketball team at the KSU Convocation Center on Thursday night.
February 09, 2011
FGCU begins its six-day, three-game road swing on Thursday evening when it looks to avenge its home loss in January to Kennesaw State. A victory would give FGCU its first win streak in the month of February since in joined Division I in 2007-08
February 06, 2011
Freshman Chase Fieler led four players in double figures with a season-high 17 points and the Eagles turned in a strong defensive performance en route to a convincing 70-38 Atlantic Sun win over USC Upstate on Super Bowl Sunday at Alico Arena.
February 05, 2011
FGCU and USC Upstate will meet for the first time season on Super Bowl Sunday after the scheduled meeting on Jan. 10 in Spartanburg, S.C. was postponed due to snow. With forecasts in the mid-70s, weather won't stop the Eagles from attempting to snap a three-game losing streak and improve on their 3-2 all-time mark against the Spartans.
February 04, 2011
A 17-2 run that stretched from the end of the first half through the first two minutes of the second helped ETSU build a double-digit lead and eventually hold off a late push from the FGCU men's basketball team for a 66-59 Atlantic Sun win Friday night at Alico Arena.
February 03, 2011
FGCU will open the month of February with its first home game in nearly three weeks when ETSU visits Alico Arena on Friday night for the second meeting this season between the two teams. The Eagles earned a 2-2 split on their recent four-game road swing, but are still in search of their first home A-Sun win.
February 01, 2011
FGCU men's basketball freshman Christophe Varidel averaged over 20 points during three games this past week, highlighted by a season-high 29 points during a triple-overtime win at Stetson, and for his performance was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.
January 30, 2011
Behind 17 three-pointers and a 68 percent (19-28) shooting clip the in the second half, Lipscomb used a strong final 20 minutes to pull away from the FGCU men's basketball team for a 88-71 Atlantic Sun win on Sunday afternoon at Allen Arena.
January 29, 2011
FGCU will close out its string of four consecutive A-Sun road games and the month of January on Sunday afternoon when it takes on Lipscomb at Allen Arena. The two teams met earlier in the month in Fort Myers with the Bisons coming away with a 75-61 win.
January 28, 2011
Behind a 24-4 run to open the second half, Belmont earned its second win of the season over the FGCU men's basketball team with a convincing 89-56 victory Friday night at the Curb Event Center in the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week televised on CSS.
January 27, 2011
After coming away with a thrilling 111-103 triple-overtime win at Stetson in its last outing, FGCU will look for its third Atlantic Sun road win in a row when it heads to Nashville, Tenn. to face conference leader Belmont for the second time this season.
January 26, 2011
Both coaching staffs for Friday's Atlantic Sun game between FGCU and Belmont will take part in the Coaches vs. Cancer® Suits and Sneakers awareness weekend, a collaborative initiative of the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) that empowers coaches, their teams and local communities to make a difference in the fight against cancer.
January 26, 2011
Fans will get a chance to watch the FGCU men's basketball team on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) when the Eagles travel to Nashville, Tenn. to square off against the Atlantic Sun's top team the Belmont Bruins on Friday at 7 p.m. ET at the Curb Event Center.
January 26, 2011
After several inches of snow in Spartanburg caused the Jan. 10 doubleheader between Florida Gulf Coast and USC Upstate to be cancelled, the Atlantic Sun announced these games will now be played on Monday, Feb. 28.
January 25, 2011
After appearing to have the game won at the end of regulation and the first extra frame, the FGCU men's basketball team out-scored Stetson 17-9 in the third overtime to survive the longest game in the program's nine-year history and earn a 111-103 Atlantic win over the Hatters on Tuesday night at the Edmunds Center.
January 24, 2011
FGCU will look to pick up its second straight Atlantic Sun road win on Tuesday night when it heads north to take on Stetson. The Eagles and Hatters share a common last opponent, but had very different results. FGCU came away with a down-to-the-wire 68-66 win at Campbell, while Stetson was defeated 85-55 by the Camels.
January 20, 2011
Led by four players in double figures and a 14-of-18 night at the free throw line, the FGCU men's basketball team picked up its first Atlantic Sun win of the season with a 68-66 victory at Campbell Thursday evening at Gore Arena.
January 20, 2011
FGCU will begin its string of four straight road games on Thursday night when it heads to Buies Creek, N.C. to take on Campbell. The Eagles will look to snap a six-game losing streak and pick up their first Atlantic Sun win of the season.
January 17, 2011
FGCU men's basketball coach Dave Balza announced that senior guard Reed Baker resigned from the program on Monday and will not return for the rest of the 2010-11 season.
January 16, 2011
Justin Cecil's three-pointer from the left baseline with 22.7 seconds remaining gave Mercer a 48-46 lead and the visiting Bears knocked down both free throws with three tics on the clock to complete a 50-47 comeback win over the FGCU men's basketball team in an Atlantic Sun meeting on Sunday at Alico Arena.
January 15, 2011
FGCU will look to snap a five-game losing streak on Sunday when it welcomes Mercer to Alico Arena for its second A-Sun contest of the weekend. The home game will be the last this month for the Eagles, as they'll play four straight road contests to close January.
January 15, 2011
Led by 22 points from Kelvin McConnell and 21 points from Markeith Cummings, Kennesaw State outlasted FGCU 81-70 on Friday night in an Atlantic Sun showdown at Alico Arena. The difference came from beyond the arc where KSU knocked down 10 three-pointers (10-24), while the Eagles were 5-of-16.
January 13, 2011
After having its last game postponed due to snow in Spartanburg, S.C., FGCU returns to the hardwood and the friendly confines of Alico Arena for its first game in over a week when it hosts Kennesaw State on Friday night.
January 10, 2011
With several inches of snow falling overnight in Spartanburg and more snow along with ice in the forecast for Monday, the men's and women's Atlantic Sun basketball doubleheader between Florida Gulf Coast and USC Upstate has been cancelled.
January 09, 2011
FGCU will close out its two-game Atlantic Sun road swing on Monday night when it takes on USC Upstate at the Hodge Center. The Eagles are hoping that last year's 86-82 win in Spartanburg will help them breakout of their recent four-game losing streak and 0-5 start to A-Sun action.
January 08, 2011
The FGCU men's basketball team couldn't get passed 20 points and 20 rebounds from ETSU senior Mike Smith, as the Buccaneers jumped out to a 14-point halftime lead en route to a 84-65 Atlantic Sun win over the Eagles on Saturday afternoon at the MSHA Athletic Center.
January 07, 2011
After enjoying a four-game homestand, FGCU heads north for an Atlantic Sun weekend that begins with a Saturday matinee at ETSU. The Eagles will be playing their eighth road game of the season.
January 06, 2011
Despite turning in a gusty effort fueled by 36 points from its bench, the FGCU men's basketball team couldn't overcome a combined 38 points from Lipscomb seniors Adnan Hodzic and Josh Slater in a 75-61 Atlantic Sun loss on Wednesday night at Alico Arena.
January 04, 2011
FGCU will close out its four-game homestand by hosting its second straight Atlantic Sun co-defending regular season champ in Lipscomb on Wednesday night at Alico Arena. The Eagles will look to put an end to a four-game A-Sun losing streak that dates back to last season, while the Bisons enter on a three-game skid of their own.
January 04, 2011
Belmont turned a three-point halftime lead into a 36-point edge in the second half, shooting 63 percent in the final frame en route to a 83-51 win over the FGCU men's basketball team in the Atlantic Sun home opener for the Eagles at Alico Arena on Monday night.
January 02, 2011
FGCU (3-8, 0-2) will ring in the New Year by opening its Atlantic Sun Conference home schedule by hosting reigning league co-champ Belmont (10-3, 2-0) at Alico Arena on Monday evening. The game marks the beginning of a busy month for the Eagles, who will play four conference games in the next eight days.
December 28, 2010
After dishing out 20 assists during a two-game week for the Eagles, FGCU men's basketball junior Marlon Rivera was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the week on Tuesday. Over a 1-1 week for FGCU, Rivera averaged 7.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 10.0 assists and 2.5 steals per game.
December 27, 2010
Led by four players in double figures and a game-high 23 points from junior Alex Young, IUPUI led from start to finish en route to a 76-63 win over the FGCU men's basketball team on Monday night at Alico Arena.
December 26, 2010
FGCU will close out 2010 by hosting IUPUI on Monday evening at Alico Arena. The Eagles are coming off their most convincing win of the season, an 87-68 victory over visiting N.C. Central last Tuesday. The win moved FGCU to 7-2 over its last nine non-conference home games and 32-7 all-time at Alico Arena in December.
December 21, 2010
Senior guard Reed Baker scored a game-high 25 points and redshirt sophomore Anthony Banks provided the inside scoring punch with 21 points to lead the FGCU men's basketball team to a convincing 87-68 win over N.C. Central on Tuesday night at Alico Arena.
December 20, 2010
Playing its first home game in 24 days, FGCU returns to the friendly confines of Alico Arena to host N.C. Central on Tuesday evening. The home game is just the third of the season for the Eagles, who will look to snap a six-game losing streak with a win. The
December 18, 2010
After jumping out to a 14-point lead midway through the first half, the FGCU men's basketball team couldn't hold off a hot-shooting Toledo club in the final frame en route to a 75-63 loss on Saturday night at Savage Arena.
December 17, 2010
FGCU will gladly put an end to its string of four straight road games and at the same time look snap a five-game losing skid when it finishes off its trip through Ohio on Saturday night against Mid-American Conference (MAC) foe Toledo at Savage Arena.
December 15, 2010
Jon Diebler matched an Ohio State record with nine 3-pointers, scoring a career-high 29 points and leading the second-ranked Buckeyes past Florida Gulf Coast 83-55 on Wednesday night.
December 14, 2010
FGCU returns from its 11-day break from game action on Wednesday night when it heads to Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio to take on the undefeated No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes. The game can be seen live on the Big Ten Network beginning at 6:30 p.m.
December 14, 2010
The FGCU men's basketball team's non-conference clash with No. 2 Ohio State on Wednesday night will be televised live on the Big Ten Network beginning at 6:30 p.m. Fans in Southwest Florida can tune into the Big Ten Network on channel 610 for DirecTV subscribers and channel 742 for Comcast users.
December 14, 2010
One month into the 2010-11 NCAA men's basketball season, the Atlantic Sun Conference has moved up across the board in the ratings indexes bolstered by strong performances across the league.
December 10, 2010
Every month, FGCU men's basketball head coach Dave Balza will be a part the College Chalktalk's National Coaches' Diary Series with the basketball-dedicated website.
December 04, 2010
The FGCU men's basketball team battled back from a slow start, but couldn't hold on as Jacksonville used its athleticism and full court pressure to defeat the Eagles, 71-56, in an Atlantic Sun tilt Saturday afternoon at Veteran Memorial Arena.
December 03, 2010
FGCU continues its Atlantic Sun opening weekend road swing on Saturday afternoon against two-time defending conference champ Jacksonville. The Eagles will look to put an end to both a season-long three-game losing streak and JU's current five-game win streak.
December 03, 2010
Trailing by 20 points early the second half, the FGCU men's basketball team rattled off a 21-4 run to climb within one possession down the stretch, but the UNF lead was too much to overcome as the Eagles fell to the Ospreys, 81-74, on the opening Thursday night of Atlantic Sun play at UNF Arena.
December 01, 2010
FGCU will look to put an end to its first losing streak of the season on Thursday night when it heads north to Jacksonville to open up Atlantic Sun Conference action against North Florida. The Eagles have opened A-Sun play on the road in each of their three seasons in the league, posting a 2-1 record.
November 30, 2010
The FGCU men's and women's basketball teams will travel away from the friendly confines of Alico Arena for the opening weekend of Atlantic Sun play, but fans can listen live as all four games will be broadcast live on www.FGCUAthletics.com.
November 28, 2010
Despite a double-double from redshirt sophomore Anthony Banks and another 20-point outing by senior Reed Baker, FGCU was unable to overcome a hot shooting night from Miami en route to an 87-75 loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday night in front of 2,862 fans at Alico Arena.
November 26, 2010
FGCU will look to bounce back from a rough loss at Arkansas in its last outing when it hosts ACC foe Miami at Alico Arena on Saturday night. The Eagles will be looking for their second straight home win to open the season after defeating Southeast Missouri State, 89-78, on Nov. 16.
November 23, 2010
The FGCU men's basketball team ran into a hot-shooting Arkansas club that used a 20-0 run in the opening five minutes of the game and 14 three-pointers to defeat the Eagles 90-47 on Monday night in front of 10,778 fans at Bud Walton Arena.
November 21, 2010
FGCU will closeout its two-game road swing and its part in the Razorback Showcase when it takes on SEC foe Arkansas on Monday night in Fayetteville at Bud Walton Arena. The Eagles are coming off a 74-70 win at Grambling and will be in search of just their third three-game win streak since joining Division I in 2007-08.
November 20, 2010
Senior Reed Baker sank seven free throws in the final minute, while junior Tim Snyder scored a season-high 21 points to help the FGCU men's basketball team hold on for a 74-70 win at Grambling State Saturday evening at Hobdy Arena.
November 19, 2010
Coming off a win in its home opener, FGCU will now look for its first road win of the 2010-11 campaign when it heads to Louisiana for its first-ever meeting with Grambling Saturday evening. The game is part of the Razorback Challenge put together by Arkansas University and is the first of two games on a four-day road swing for the Eagles.
November 16, 2010
Behind a career-high 28 points from senior Reed Baker and a near triple-double from junior Marlon Rivera, the FGCU men's basketball team used a 53-point second half to defeat Southeast Missouri, 89-78, in front of 2,011 fans at Alico Arena in its home opener on Tuesday night.
November 15, 2010
After opening its season in Big Ten country for the second consecutive year, FGCU returns to the friendly confines of Alico Arena for its home opener against Southeast Missouri State on Tuesday evening at 7:05 P.M. FGCU is 6-2 all-time in openers at Alico Arena.
November 15, 2010
Florida Gulf Coast University basketball head coaches Karl Smesko and Dave Balza have joined the latest Internet craze and created Twitter accounts.
November 12, 2010
Behind 24 points from sophomore Christian Watford and 14 three-pointers, Indiana defeated the FGCU men's basketball team, 88-60, in the season opener for both clubs on Friday night in front of 15,478 fans at historic Assembly Hall.
November 12, 2010
For the third straight year, FGCU will open its season on the road against a BCS foe when it travels to Bloomington to take on Indiana at historic Assembly Hall (17,142). Entering just the ninth season in program history, including the fourth in Division I, FGCU will square off against an Indiana program that has been in existence since 1900-01.
November 10, 2010
FGCU Athletics has announced new three-game ticket packages that are now available to fans for the 2010-11 basketball season - a move that director of athletics Ken Kavanagh hopes will help increase attendance at Alico Arena.
November 02, 2010
The start of the preseason means much more than just grueling hours of practice and training on the court for the FGCU men's basketball team. On Tuesday morning at Pinewood Elementary School, the members of the 2010-11 squad finished off the 10th season of their eight-week “Eagle Reading” program.
November 01, 2010
Each day from Oct. 29th through Nov. 12th, the Atlantic Sun Conference will preview the upcoming 2010-11 men's basketball season with 11 Days of Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball. Today, we talk with Anthony Banks, a sophomore all-conference forward for the FGCU Eagles.
November 01, 2010
Besides coming to Alico Arena for 14 home games, fans will get a chance to watch the FGCU men's basketball team away from sunny Fort Myers when a trio of road contests are televised during the 2010-11 campaign. FGCU's TV slate will include a pair of games on the Big Ten Network and one on CSS.
October 29, 2010
FGCU men's basketball head coach Dave Balza spent some time this morning previewing the upcoming 2010-11 season with Bob Harden during his morning talk show on WGUF 98.9 Naples' FM Talk on Friday.
October 15, 2010
The 2010-11 FGCU men's basketball season will officially get underway on Friday night in Alico Arena when the Eagles take the floor for their first practice of the season. Out of a roster of 16 student-athletes, seven will take the court in the blue and green for the first time.
October 15, 2010
At a Friday news conference, the Atlantic Sun announced that Mercer University will host the 2012 and 2013 General Shale Brick Men's and Women's Basketball Championships at the University Center.
October 14, 2010
Fans will get a chance to get their first look at the 2010-11 FGCU men's and women's basketball teams on Monday, Oct. 18 during the “Preseason Party” at Alico Arena. The entire event will run in conjunction with a "Select a Seat Night" where all available seats or seat upgrades for the upcoming season will be marked.
October 13, 2010
FGCU men's basketball redshirt sophomore Anthony Banks was named to the preseason Atlantic Sun All-Conference team on Wednesday afternoon, in a vote conducted by the league head coaches.
October 12, 2010
The FGCU men's basketball coaching staff will hold a free coaches clinic on Saturday, October 23 at Alico Arena that will run from 12:00-4:30 p.m., announced by head coach Dave Balza on Tuesday.
September 25, 2010
FGCU men's basketball coach Dave Balza announced the final two non-conference games and the entire 20-game Atlantic Sun Conference slate on Saturday afternoon to finalize the team's 2010-11 schedule.
September 15, 2010
FGCU men's basketball head coach Dave Balza welcomed a pair of former Eagles back into the program on Wednesday, as 2006 graduate Juan Cedeño and 2003 graduate Darrin Wallace will join the FGCU staff this season.
September 13, 2010
FGCU men's basketball head coach Dave Balza will give the nation and CollegeChalktalk.com viewers an inside-look at the Eagles' program during the 2010-11 season when he participates in the National Coaches' Diary Series with the basketball-dedicated website.
August 26, 2010
The FGCU men's basketball team released three more games off its 2010-11 non-conference schedule on Thursday, announcing it will play in the Razorback Showcase.
August 19, 2010
FGCU men's basketball redshirt sophomore Anthony Banks recently underwent successful surgery to repair a fractured bone in his right foot, head coach Dave Balza announced on Thursday.
August 18, 2010
The FGCU men's basketball program's seven-member recruiting class recently earned some praise from HoopScoop Online as the second-best class in the 11-member Atlantic Sun Conference.
August 16, 2010
FGCU men's basketball head coach Dave Balza announced on Monday that assistant coach Nick Bennett has resigned to accept a coaching position at the University of Texas Pan-American (UTPA).
August 13, 2010
The FGCU men's basketball team unveiled five games off its 2010-11 non-conference schedule on Friday, including a showdown against ACC member Miami at Alico Arena, and road trips to Big Ten opponents Indiana and Ohio State.
July 25, 2010
FGCU men's basketball incoming freshman Christophe Varidel connected on 5-of-9 from three-point range for a team-high 24 points en route to leading Switzerland to a 73-62 win over Belarus to conclude play at the 2010 U-20 European Men's Basketball Championship in Austria.
July 13, 2010
FGCU men's basketball incoming freshman Christophe Varidel will continue to gain valuable experience on the international scene this month, as he begins play for Switzerland at the 2010 U-20 European Men's Basketball Championship on Wednesday, July 14 in Austria.
June 09, 2010
Space is still available for Dave Balza's FGCU Men's Summer Basketball Camps at Alico Arena. The camps are designed for boys of different ages and skill levels.