Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • FGCU 55.9
    • 44.3 SDSU
  • Three Point %

    • FGCU 38.9
    • 34.8 SDSU
  • Turnovers

    • FGCU 13
    • 17 SDSU
  • Rebounds

    • FGCU 35
    • 35 SDSU

Game Information

Coverage: TBS
Wells Fargo Center
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19255
Referees: Jamie Luckie, Lamar Simpson, Gregory Nixon
3/25/2013 Associated Press

Fla. Gulf Coast first 15-seed to reach Sweet 16

Not even many basketball fans knew about Florida Gulf Coast just a couple of weeks ago. They do now -- the Eagles are the first No. 15 seed to make the Sweet 16.

Florida Gulf Coast344781
San Diego State353671

Game Flow

- 0th Half





Shot Chart

Research Notes

  • Florida Gulf Coast scored 22 transition points Sunday and has outscored its opponents by 27 points in transition in its first two games of the tournament. The Eagles have pushed the pace in the second half, scoring 34 of their 47 transition points after halftime.

  • Florida Gulf Coast was down by one at halftime Sunday but scored 32 of its 44 paint points in the second half to help pull away from San Diego State. The Eagles have controlled the second half in each of their first two games in the 2013 Men's Basketball Championship, outscoring their opponents by 19 points in the final 20 minutes.

  • From Elias: Florida Gulf Coast is the 1st team to win at least 2 games in its first Men's Basketball Championship appearance since Florida in 1987.

  • Brett Comer had 14 assists vs San Diego State, the most ever by a player on a team seeded 15th or lower in a Men's Basketball Championship game.

  • FGCU is the 1st 15 seed to make a Sweet 16 and just the 3rd team seeded 14 or lower, joining Chattanooga and Cleveland State.The 1997 Chattanooga team lost to the God Shammgod led Providence team in the Sweet 16.The 1986 Cleveland State team lost to a David Robinson led Navy team by 1 point. The Admiral finished with 22 and 14 that night.


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