Florida Gulf Coast topped our preseason mid-major poll but then fell out of the rankings completely. Now, thanks to stellar team defense, the Eagles are back, replacing Green Bay at No. 1.
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Green Bay, FGCU and George Washington are 1-2-3 in Graham Hays' mid-major rankings, and San Diego, BYU and Arkansas State broke into the top 10.
Duquesne jumped four spots to No. 3, while Wright State, George Washington and Santa Clara joined Graham Hays' mid-major top-10 rankings.
As the year nears an end, a third No. 1 ascends in Graham Hays' latest mid-major rankings. Florida Gulf Coast, Gonzaga, Duquesne and South Dakota join the top 10.
Victoria Vivians scored 15 points, Morgan William added 14 and No. 9 Mississippi State edged Florida Gulf Coast 65-60 in the Puerto Rico Classic on Saturday.
Fans had mid-majors to thank for much of the fun in the 2015 NCAA tourney. With perhaps the deepest collection of viable mid-major teams of the past decade, this year could be even better.
Shakayla Thomas scored 12 points and Leticia Romero added 11 to help No. 2 Florida State end seventh-seeded Florida Gulf Coast's 26-game winning streak with a 65-47 victory Monday night and advance to the Sweet 16.
Kaneisha Atwater scored 26 points to help Florida Gulf Coast win its 26th straight game with a 75-67 victory over Oklahoma State.
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Jenna Cobb scored 20 points on 9-for-13 shooting to lead top-seeded and 20th-ranked Florida Gulf Coast to a 62-42 win over No. 4 seed Jacksonville in the Atlantic Sun semifinal Wednesday night and clinch the automatic berth to the NCAA tournament.
No. 20 Florida Gulf Coast women race past N. Florida 74-35
No. 21 FGCU women top Jacksonville for 22nd-straight win
No. 21 Florida Gulf Coast women stymie North Florida 56-24
No. 22 Florida Gulf Coast women clinch A-Sun; beat Kennesaw
Tiffany Bias' driving layup with 41 seconds remaining in overtime lifted No. 5 seed Oklahoma State to a 61-60 victory over No. 12 seed Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday in the opening round of the Notre Dame Regional.
Jenna Cobb scored 19 points, Kaneisha Atwater added 14 points and 11 rebounds, and top-seeded Florida Gulf Coast withstood two late rallies to beat Stetson 72-70 in overtime Sunday for the Atlantic Sun Conference title and a berth into the NCAA tournament
No. 12 LSU too much for Florida Gulf Coast 69-46
Tara VanDerveer became the fifth women's coach to reach 900 victories with No. 6 Stanford's 83-59 win over Florida Gulf Coast on Wednesday night.
Florida Gulf Coast might end up as victim No. 900 for Stanford's Tara VanDerveer. But the Eagles and coach Karl Smesko are so much more than a historic footnote.
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Sasha Sims scored 15 points, and Victoria McGowan and Cherisse Burris each added 14 to help Stetson rally for an NCAA tournament berth with a 70-64 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday in the Atlantic Sun tournament championship game.