Published: Mar 25, 2013 11:13 PM EDT
Updated: Mar 25, 2013 11:23 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Florida Gulf Coast University students and fans packed the bleachers at Alico Arena Monday evening to celebrate the men's basketball team's two stunning victories in the NCAA Tournament.

FGCU's president addressed the crowd before coach Andy Enfield and his players revved up fans even more.

"My favorite part was when the senior send off happened, when Sherwood Brown and the other basketball players came out and talked to us and the whole crowd got pumped up for. That was really cool to see that," said student Joey Tornabne.

Band members and cheerleaders tell WINK News they never could have expected this kind of excitement.

Students say they are ready to support the Eagles through another history making win in the Sweet 16.