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FGCU is better in the NCAA Tournament than UCLA, UNC and Kentucky. Here's proof!


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Florida Gulf Coast made history Tuesday night with a 96-65 win over Fairleigh Dickinson that marked the largest margin of victory ever in a "First Four" game. The win was significant for another reason, however.

Dunk City, which became the first No. 15 seed to advance to the Sweet 16 back in 2013, now sits behind only Duke on college basketball's list of the programs with the highest all-time NCAA Tournament winning percentage.

March is all about statistics and stone-cold facts, and clearly the chart above speaks volumes.

Florida Gulf Coast has a remarkable 16 fewer losses than the team with the second-least defeats on the list, Florida. FGCU also owns a sparkling 100 percent all-time winning percentage in NCAA Tournament games against Georgetown. Unreal.

The only thing separating the Eagles from the top spot now is a win over No. 1 seed North Carolina on Thursday.

Enjoy the sleepless nights ahead, Duke.