Donovan knew preseason FGCU was good Premium Story

FGCU's Chase Fieler is soaring with the Eagles
FGCU's Chase Fieler is soaring with the Eagles
By Bob Redman
FightinGators.com Insider
Date: Mar 26, 2013

They may have been a surprise team from the early going for most of America, but not Billy Donovan. His friendship with Florida Gulf Coast University head coach Andy Enfield almost led to a preseason match-up between the schools. Instead, the head Gator was more worried about facing a team the Eagles just upset in the tourney. Donovan knew back then this team from SW Florida was really good.

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