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Coach leads Florida Gulf Coast to NCAA success

Updated: March 23, 2013, 7:30 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Build a state university in the swamplands of south Florida. Move the athletic program to the highest level in college sports and hire a self-made millionaire basketball coach. When his team makes the NCAA tournament, say in Year 2 of its eligibility, beat a tradition-rich opponent like a Georgetown.

That is Florida Gulf Coast University's formula for success.

It took 16 years, and now the school from south Florida is the talk of March Madness.

"Fort Myers is ...

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