The following feature, written by Myron Medcalf, appeared on ESPN.com Dec. 16, 2013. To read the complete article, click here.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Six months ago, they were celebrities after “Dunk City” evolved into the most viral storyline in March Madness history.
Last week, though, members of Florida Gulf Coast men’s basketball team were practicing in a high school gym. That magical Sweet 16 run certainly changed things for the program, but obviously it didn’t alter everything.
The practice switch was prompted by a preteen volleyball tournament that had commandeered Alico Arena, the team’s usual home floor.
While Florida Gulf Coast, a campus nestled in a neat platform of protected land in Fort Myers, Fla., is still affected by the occasional facility challenges that most non-BCS basketball programs experience, the school does boast an impressive collection of athletic buildings.
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