Preview: Florida Gulf Coast Eagles

Led by a new coach, FGCU will battle for the conference crown once again

Updated: October 8, 2013, 9:55 AM ET
By Craig Powers | ESPN Insider

Brett Comer Howard Smith/USA TODAY SportsJunior point guard Brett Comer is a dazzling playmaker, but he's turnover-prone.

Florida Gulf Coast Eagles

2012-13: 26-11 (13-5)
In-conference offense: 1.07 points per possession (2nd)
In-conference defense: 0.96 points per possession (2nd)

Florida Gulf Coast presented itself to the world last March by doing things college basketball had never seen before. Not just because the Eagles were the first No. 15 seed to advance to the Sweet 16, but because FGCU looked nothing like Cinderellas of the past. "Dunk City" refused to slow the tempo and instead looked for every fast break opportunity possible.