Excitement becomes anticipation ahead of FGCU game

Fans and players celebrate after FGGU won the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament title in overtime on Sunday. (Stan Chambers Jr./WINK News)

FORT MYERS, Fla, – Florida Gulf Coast University students rally behind their men’s basketball team ahead of Thursday’s NCAA game against No. 1 seed University of North Carolina.

Many students say the historic win against Fairleigh Dickinson in Dayton, Ohio has united the school. They are keeping their hopes up for a win, not at all discouraged by the likelihood of a blowout.

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