FGCU men's basketball to play FSU in NCAA tournament

Posted at 6:51 PM, Mar 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-13 01:02:42-04

The Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team received a No. 14 seed, and will play No. 3 seed Florida State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

The game will be in Orlando on Thursday.

This is the second straight tournament appearance for Eagles (26-7), and third in five years. 

Meanwhile, FGCU's women's basketball team is also heading to the NCAA tournament. The team beat Stetson 77-70 in the conference finals to secure their spot to March Madness.