About DANA CALDWELL
- Multimedia Journalist/Sports
09/01/2005 - current
DC ON DUNK CITY: Puzzlement on Eric McKnight suspension continues
Published 12/04/2013 at 2:59 p.m.
The curious case of Eric Mcknight wouldn't be so curious had there been more clarification.
DC ON DUNK CITY: FGCU's Fieler, Dooley chat about Enfield-Floyd spat
Published 11/30/2013 at 12:08 p.m.
The Andy Enfield-Tim Floyd saga has been blaring and plastered all over, so, of course, the Eagles have picked up on it.
DC ON DUNK CITY: Ex-FGCU player Christophe Varidel stars for Chaminade
Published 11/26/2013 at 2:44 p.m.
Christophe Varidel, the former Dunk City 3-point whiz, was back in primetime action Monday as his new team, Chaminade, put a scare into No. 20 Baylor in Monday night action of the EA Sports Maui Invitational.
DC ON DUNK CITY: Ex-FGCU coach Andy Enfield having some trouble with press
Published 11/26/2013 at 11:24 a.m.
We enjoyed our two years with former FGCU coach Andy Enfield, who parlayed last season's Sweet 16 run into the USC job.
DC ON DUNK CITY: Former front-runner for FGCU job chats about Eagles
Published 11/22/2013 at 1:06 p.m.
Louisiana Tech coach Michael White, just 36, was definitely in the thick of things when FGCU athletic director Ken Kavanagh tabbed Andy Enfield as the second-ever men's basketball coach 2 1/2 years or so ago.
DC ON DUNK CITY: A look at Andy Enfield's start at USC
Published 11/21/2013 at 12:42 p.m.
So how's Dunk City architect Andy Enfield doing at USC?
DC ON DUNK CITY: FGCU's Nate Hicks starts to make presence known
Published 11/20/2013 at 9:59 a.m.
He hadn't played in more than a year after transferring from Georgia Tech, but we expected really big things from 6-10, 220-pound junior center Nate Hicks from the jump.
DC ON DUNK CITY: Eagles fans flocking to Alico Arena
Published 11/19/2013 at 11:16 a.m.
We said, OK, wrote, heading into Monday night's home game against Division II Eckerd that a strong showing for that one would be a really great sign for the program.
DC ON DUNK CITY: Remember those Belmont Bruins?
Published 11/18/2013 at 1:18 p.m.
Ever wonder if FGCU would've gone on that Sweet 16 run and be known as Dunk City had Belmont not dribbled off to the Ohio Valley Conference before last season?
DC ON DUNK CITY: Marcus Blake adding much-needed depth
Published 11/14/2013 at 12:29 p.m.
"Marcus Blake gave us some tremendous minutes in the post also."
DC ON DUNK CITY: FGCU could benefit from Edison sports
Published 12/05/2013 at 2:33 p.m.
It looks like all's a go for athletics to resume at Edison State College (soon to be Florida SouthWestern State College). After Thursday morning's meeting between the school president and the Taskforce, all that's left is a nod from the ...
Edison State College takes another step toward adding back sports
Updated 12/05/2013 at 5:51 p.m.
It appears the campus that helped produce 1984 U.S. Open champion Fuzzy Zoeller, former PGA Tour golfer Eric Booker, 11-year major-league pitcher Joel Pineiro and former NBA and European forward Brad Branson again will have an athletic program.
Men's basketball: FGCU's Eric McKnight awaits end of suspension
Published 12/03/2013 at 4:30 p.m.
Florida Gulf Coast University returning starting center Eric McKnight did not do anything wrong to prolong what originally was thought to be a six-game suspension but on Sunday publicly grew into an "indefinite" one.
Men's basketball: Iona thumps FGCU; Eric McKnight's suspension lengthened
Updated 12/01/2013 at 8:45 p.m.
FORT MYERS — This was supposed to be Eric McKnight’s coming out party.
FGCU's McKnight still suspended
Published 12/01/2013 at 2:26 p.m.
Florida Gulf Coast University junior forward/center Eric McKnight's six-game suspension for violation of an undisclosed team rule continues "indefinitely," according to a release issued prior to Sunday's home game against Iona.
Men's basketball: FGCU hoping it's ready for uptempo Iona on Sunday
Published 11/30/2013 at 12:37 p.m.
FORT MYERS — This is a team that can put Dunk City on its heels.
Men's basketball: FGCU's Eric McKnight ready to return Sunday after serving six-game suspension
Published 11/29/2013 at 3:54 p.m.
FORT MYERS — Florida Gulf Coast University likely gets another brush in the paint Sunday.
Men's basketball: Louisiana Tech wins Gulf Coast Showcase; FGCU announced in 2014 field
Updated 11/27/2013 at 11:30 p.m.
ESTERO — Few turned out for the men’s portion of the inaugural Gulf Coast Showcase, but count Louisiana Tech’s coaches and players as big fans of the event.
Men's basketball: Louisiana Tech tops century mark, moves on to Gulf Coast Showcase title game
Published 11/26/2013 at 11:10 p.m.
ESTERO — With such a slim showing in the inaugural Gulf Coast Showcase in Germain Arena, the eight men’s teams have had to try and create their own intensity.
Men's basketball: FGCU hoping to have Bernard Thompson back at N.C. State on Tuesday
Published 11/25/2013 at 3:37 p.m.
FORT MYERS — Florida Gulf Coast University still will be a man down at North Carolina State on Tuesday night, but the Eagles should be closer to full strength.
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