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Sherwood Brown #25 of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles celebrates with teammates on the bench in the second half while taking on the San Diego State Aztecs during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on March 24, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Florida Gulf Coast Savors Its Ride To NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16

A school that opened a mere 16 years ago finds itself front-and-center in March Madness, one of only 16 college basketball teams left from a field of 68, hoping to win the NCAA national championship.

03/26/2013

Tim Tebow (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), Carl Hall of Wichita State (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow Gives Impromptu Pep Talk To Sweet 16-Bound Wichita State

Even Jets quarterback Tim Tebow has NCAA fever.

03/25/2013

Christophe Varidel #5 of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles celebrates on the bench late in the second half while taking on the San Diego State Aztecs during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on March 24, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Florida Gulf Coast Extends Cinderella Run, Becomes First 15-Seed In Sweet 16

Florida Gulf Coast beat San Diego State 81-71 on Sunday night, and the Eagles not only made it look easy, they made it look fun.

03/25/2013

Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes shoots a game-winning three point basket against Georges Niang #31 of the Iowa State Cyclones late in the second half during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at UD Arena on March 24, 2013 in Dayton, Ohio.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Craft 3 Sends Buckeyes Back To Sweet 16

Aaron Craft hit a 3-pointer with a half-second left, and Ohio State escaped Dayton — a place of heartaches — as the lone high seed left in the NCAA tournament’s wild West Regional, beating Iowa State 78-75 on Sunday.

03/24/2013

Candlelight Vigil at St. Francis Prep (credit: CBS 2)

Candlelight Vigil Held In Queens For Teen Killed On Double-Decker Party Bus

A candlelight vigil was held for the 16-year-old boy killed in a gruesome accident on the George Washington Bridge Friday night. Friends, family and teachers were among the hundreds at the vigil at St. Francis Preparatory School in Queens Saturday night.

09/02/2012

Newark in the NCAA spotlight with Ohio State-Kentucky and Marquette-North Carolina. (Getty Images)

Parise: 10 Nuggets From The NCAA’s In Newark

I had the chance to check out the practices and press conferences yesterday at the Prudential Center. Here are some things I took from Newark…

WFAN–03/25/2011

Newark Mayor Cory Booker with Boomer & Carton (Al Dukes/WFAN)

Mayor Booker On WFAN: Newark Ready For NCAA Tournament Spotlight

Newark is the new kid on the block in this year’s NCAA Tournament, a scrappy underdog looking to compete with the big boys. Mayor Cory Booker joined WFAN’s Boomer & Carton on Tuesday to pump his constituency up for the Sweet 16.

WFAN–03/22/2011

Florida State v Notre Dame

Florida State Upsets No. 2 Seed Notre Dame 71-57

Florida State (23-10) now faces upstart Virginia Commonwealth in the Southwest regional semifinals Friday in San Antonio.

WFAN–03/21/2011

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Marquette Knocks Off Syracuse 66-62

Darius Johnson-Odom’s 3-pointer with 27 seconds left snapped a tie and gave Marquette a 66-62 win over Syracuse on Sunday night that put the Golden Eagles into the NCAA tournament’s round of 16

WFAN–03/20/2011

(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

VCU Routs Third Seed Purdue 94-76

Bradford Burgess scored 23 points and 11th-seeded VCU made it three victories in five days Sunday night, routing third-seeded Purdue 94-76 to earn a trip to the Southwest regional semifinals.

WFAN–03/20/2011

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Duke Edges Michigan, Advances To Sweet 16

Nolan Smith scored 24 points and the top-seeded Blue Devils held their breath as the Wolverines’ last shot clanged off the iron, sealing a 73-71 win Sunday that marked the 900th victory of coach Mike Krzyzewski.

WFAN–03/20/2011

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