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Nest Newcomers (21-22): FGCU Women’s Basketball

It is no secret among FGCU fans that Women’s Basketball Coach, Karl Smesko, does not know the meaning of the word “rebuild”. His mastery in the art of “retooling” instead, has earned him accolades and praise year after year. A season ago, Smesko and Company navigated the loss of 10 scholarship players by adding some tremendous talent, highlighted by breakout performers Kierstan Bell and T.K. … Continue reading Nest Newcomers (21-22): FGCU Women’s Basketball

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Nest Newcomers (21-22): Kevin Samuel

In this 5th of 6 installments in our Nest Newcomers series, we will be getting to know the newest Eagle, Kevin Samuel. If you haven’t read our previous installments or listened to their accompanying podcasts, be sure to do so via the links below or wherever you get your podcasts. As we stated over the course of the Nest Newcomers series, these off-season additions have … Continue reading Nest Newcomers (21-22): Kevin Samuel

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PREVIEW: FGCU Opens ASUN Tournament Against Lipscomb

After a strange regular season surounded by promise, frustration, and confusion, FGCU Men’s Basketball finds itself in a familiar situation against Lipscomb. Last year, the Eagles were booted by the Bisons in the opening round of the tournament. Lipscomb was the clear 2nd best team in the conference and FGCU played them extremely tough. Ultimately, the Bisons won on the back of star player, Ahsan … Continue reading PREVIEW: FGCU Opens ASUN Tournament Against Lipscomb

5 Fast Facts from 64-63 Win Over Stetson (1/29/21)

As the conference season remains unpredictable and non-traditonal, to say the least, one constant this year is the back-to-back format of the games. For the remainder of this season and as long as this format continues in the future, we will be providing 5 Fast Facts following the first game of each series. With that said, here are 5 main points from FGCU’s win over … Continue reading 5 Fast Facts from 64-63 Win Over Stetson (1/29/21)

RECAP: 5 Eagles Things from Loss to USF – (12/2/20)

The Eagles flocked north just a couple hours to Tampa to face the USF Bulls on Wednesday, 12/2. Unfortunately, they returned to Fort Myers following a 76-57 loss. To Recap the game, I will be debuting a new series called Russell’s 5 Eagles Things, inspired by a personal favorite beat writer of mine. Lets get started. 1. SIZE From the jump (literally) it looked that … Continue reading RECAP: 5 Eagles Things from Loss to USF – (12/2/20)