Francis Marion Athletics Headlines

  • FMU basketball hosts Flagler in a twinbill Saturday
    January 19, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball squads will host Peach Belt Conference member Flagler College, Saturday (Jan. 20) for a key doubleheader with the women set to tip-off at 1:30 p.m. and the men to follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • Oh What a Night! Browning sets school-record with 41 points
    January 18, 2018
    With his name already etched in the Francis Marion University men’s basketball record book many times, senior guard Detrek Browning went one step further on Wednesday evening (Jan. 17) when he scored a school-record 41 points during the Patriots’ 106-104 double overtime road victory at Augusta University.
  • Patriot Women ranked 20th in first tennis poll
    January 18, 2018
    The Francis Marion University women’s tennis team is ranked 20th in the initial 2018 Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association NCAA Division II Top 25 national poll that was released this week.
  • Browning nets school-record 41 points in 106-104 2OT win
    January 17, 2018
    Senior guard Detrek Browning scored a school-record 41 points, including three free throws with less than one second left in double overtime to lift Francis Marion University to a thrilling 106-104 road victory over Augusta University, Wednesday night (Jan. 17) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Bullock’s late free-throws seal another Patriots victory
    January 17, 2018
    With just one second remaining in the contest and the score tied, Francis Marion University sophomore guard Abigail Bullock was steady from the free-throw line, sinking two shots to give the Patriots a 62-60 victory over Augusta University, Wednesday evening (Jan. 17) in Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball action.
  • Patriot tennis hosts season-opening tournament
    January 16, 2018
    Francis Marion University women’s and men’s tennis teams will host the inaugural City of Florence College Tennis Invitational on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 3-4, to open their 2018 schedule. The event will be played at the Dr. Eddie Floyd/Florence Tennis Center.
  • Alexander has big afternoon in hard-fought game at Columbus State
    January 15, 2018
    Francis Marion University senior center Judah Alexander recorded 18 points and nine rebounds, but Columbus State University took a come-from-behind 76-66 victory, Monday afternoon (Jan. 15) in Peach Belt Conference men's basketball action.
  • FMU defense stymies Cougars for 69-64 overtime road win
    January 15, 2018
    Francis Marion University held Columbus State University to only a pair of free throws in overtime, while the Patriots scored the final seven points of the game to grab a 69-64 victory, Monday afternoon (Jan. 15) in Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball action.
  • Patriots fall to Georgia Southwestern 93-71
    January 13, 2018
    Georgia Southwestern State University shot an impressive 55.9 percent from the field as the Hurricanes take the victory over Francis Marion University 93-71 Saturday afternoon (Jan. 13) in Peach Belt Conference mens basketball action.
  • Late 4th quarter run propels FMU past the Hurricanes 66-59
    January 13, 2018
    After being outscored in two of the first three quarters of the contest, Francis Marion University reeled off 27 points to lift the Patriots to a 66-59 victory over Georgia Southwestern State University Saturday afternoon (Jan. 13) in Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball action.
  • Golfer and Tennis Player named to enter FMU Athletic Hall of Fame
    January 12, 2018
    Francis Marion University athletic officials recently announced that former golfer Matt Dura (’03) and former tennis player Annamaria Karai Meadows (’05) are the newest inductees into the FMU Athletic Hall of Fame.
  • Browning turns GOAT (the great kind) in overtime of Patriot win !
    January 10, 2018
    Senior guard Detrek Browning scored nine of his game-high 31 points in overtime as Francis Marion University pulled away to an 84-77 victory over Lander University, Wednesday night (Jan. 10) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Second-Half run carries Bearcats past FMU Women in first-place showdown
    January 10, 2018
    Nationally ranked Lander University used a 14-2 run early in the third quarter to capture an 86-60 win over Francis Marion University, Wednesday night (Jan. 10) in a battle for first place in the Peach Belt Conference women’s standings.
  • 109 FMU Student-Athletes Honored for Classroom Work
    January 10, 2018
    A total of 109 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2017 fall semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.