FMU’s Browning earns All-PBC recognition

FMU’s Browning earns All-PBC recognition

Francis Marion University junior Detrek Browning has been named to the 2017 Peach Belt Conference All-Conference Team, as the league announced its post-season awards at the annual banquet held on Friday evening (March 3) in Greenwood, S.C. 

Browning garnered second-team accolades for the second year in a row.

A 6-0 guard from Columbia, Browning is third in the Peach Belt in scoring (19.6 ppg), first in steals (58) and minutes played (36.8 per contest), fifth in assists (4.4 apg), 11th in free throw shooting percentage (83.0%), 19th in three-point percentage (38.8%), and 24th in total field goal percentage (48.7%).

He also hauled down 4.5 rebounds per game, fourth-best on the Patriot squad.

Browning scored in double figures in 27 of 28 games, including 16 games of 20 or more points (and two 30-point outings).  By way of scoring or assisting, he accounted for more than 37 percent of the Patriots' scoring output.

Named the 2015 PBC Freshman of the Year, in only three seasons Browning has climbed to fourth on the program's career scoring list with 1,619 points, is tied for third in career assists (326), and is fourth in career steals (184).

Francis Marion finished its 2016-17 campaign with an 11-17 record and tied for fifth in the PBC's East Division.

Browning has also served two stints on the university's Student-Athlete Advisiory Committee (SAAC).

Browning is a former All-State performer at Irmo High School.

    Detrek Browning