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Thursday March 28, 2013 A former Gator owns domain rights to FGCUDunkCity.com

Updated: 12:12am, March 28

FGCU Dunk City

Florida's opponent in the Sweet 16, FGCU, dunked its way to a pair of wins last weekend.

The Gators' mission on Friday night is to send Florida Gulf Coast University back to Dunk City.

Florida and FGCU meet at Cowboys Stadium in the Sweet 16. FGCU is the Cinderella of this year's NCAA Tournament and the hottest national story of March Madness.

In wins over Georgetown and San Diego State, the Eagles not only became a national story, they did so in eye-popping fashion. FGCU ran the court and was the best team in each game, fast-breaking and throwing down dunks with regularity.

Hence the nickname "Dunk City." The nickname has caught on with fans and media and become a pop cultural phenomenon this week.

Ryan Sherry

There's even a newly created website named FGCUDunkCity.com, which has photos and videos of many of FGCU's dunks in the tournament.

Guess who owns the website: He's a former Gators tennis player.

Ryan Sherry is a Fort Myers native who concluded his career at UF in 2006. He told the Fort Myers News-Press Wednesday that he purchased the domain rights to FGCUDunkCity.com for $30.

"We don't know what to do with it, but right now, we're just having fun with it," Sherry told the newspaper.

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