Fairleigh Dickinson coach takes job at Iona after historic upset of 1-seed Purdue

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 21

It’s been a whirlwind few days for Tobin Anderson after he became just the second coach to lead a 16-seed to a win over a 1-seed in the NCAA Tournament.  In his first year as head coach at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Anderson led the Knights to a record of 21-16 and two wins in the … Read more

Florida Atlantic’s clutch second-half buckets downs Fairleigh Dickinson to advance to Sweet 16

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 19

Two teams entered the court in Columbus on Sunday night looking for their school’s first Sweet 16 appearance in history.  The No. 9 seed Florida Atlantic Owls are going to head to New York for that, as they defeated No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson, 78-70, to stop their Cinderella journey in the NCAA Tournament.  The FDU … Read more

Fairleigh Dickinson’s explicit abbreviation puts internet in frenzy after March Madness upset

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 18

Fairleigh Dickinson became the second 16-seed to take down a one-seed on Friday when they upset Purdue, 63-58. It was the largest upset in March Madness history, but if you were following on several sports apps, you saw quite the abbreviation for the New Jersey school: “Fair. Dick.” CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON … Read more

Fairleigh Dickinson Shocks No. 1 Purdue In Historic NCAA March Madness Upset

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fairleigh Dickinson brought down a giant. Pulling off one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history, the undersized, underdog Knights stunned top-seeded Purdue 63-58 on Friday night, becoming the second No. 16 seed to win a game in March Madness. The shortest team in the tourney, the Knights (21-15) showed … Read more

Kentucky unaware 16-seed Fairleigh Dickinson beat Purdue despite game on jumbotron: ‘None of us knew that’

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 17

As the crowd at Greensboro Coliseum watched an intense game between Kentucky and Providence, a major upset in NCAA Tournament history was taking place in Columbus, Ohio.  No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson upset top-seed Purdue, becoming just the second 16-seed to accomplish the feat in tournament history. As the seconds were ticking down for Fairleigh … Read more

March Madness: No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson upsets No. 1 Purdue in men’s NCAA basketball tournament

CNN  —  Fairleigh Dickinson University did something on Friday that has only been done once before. The Knights, who are a 16-seed, upset No. 1 Purdue University 63-58 to advance to the second round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Down three points with less than ten seconds left, Purdue heaved up a three-point shot … Read more

Fairleigh Dickinson upsets top seed Purdue, becoming second 16 seed to beat a No. 1 in March Madness history

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 17

There’s something about New Jersey schools playing Cinderella. Last year, it was St. Peter’s.  On Thursday, it was Princeton.  Now, it’s Grant Singleton and Fairleigh Dickinson. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Fairleigh Dickinson guard Grant Singleton (4) celebrates after a basket against Purdue in the second half of a first-round game in … Read more