2014 Gulf Coast Showcase Women’s Field Announced

ESTERO, Fla. – NCAA Tournament teams Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech round out one of the strongest women’s college basketball fields ever assembled, Gulf Coast Showcase organizers announced Wednesday. The eight premium programs will descend upon Southwest Florida for the second-annual tournament to be played at Ft. Myers’ Germain Arena. Next season’s event, scheduled for Nov.…

Gulf Coast Showcase’s Economic Impact Estimated to Hit $750,000 in First Year

ESTERO, Fla. – The inaugural Gulf Coast Showcase, which features 16 college basketball programs from across the U.S., will have a significant economic impact approaching $750,000 on Southwest Florida when the event tips off Thanksgiving week, according to local tourism officials. The event, actually two tournaments in one, features eight men’s teams (Nov. 25-27) followed by…