Francis Marion University Men's Basketball 2017-18 News

  • Patriot Men entertain Bears on Tuesday
    November 20, 2017
    The unbeaten Francis Marion University men’s basketball team will play host to Shaw University on Tuesday (Nov. 21) at 7 p.m. in the Smith University Center.
  • Francis Marion carves up Johnson and Wales 102-71
    November 16, 2017
    Senior guard Detrek Browning scored 23 points to lead five players in double figures as Francis Marion University defeated Johnson and Wales University (NC) 102-71, Thursday night (Nov. 16) in non-conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriot Men play home opener vs Wildcats on Thursday
    November 15, 2017
    The unbeaten Francis Marion University men’s basketball team will play its home opener on Thursday (Nov. 16) when the 2-0 Patriots entertain Johnson and Wales University. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. in the Smith University Center.
  • Patriot cagers sweep PBC weekly awards
    November 13, 2017
    Francis Marion University seniors Detrek Browning and Khai Chandler have been named the Peach Belt Conference men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week for the opening week of the 2017-18 season.
  • Patriots overtake Bears in second-half to open 2-0
    November 11, 2017
    Senior guard Detrek Browning scored 29 points and senior Warren Specht added 13, all in the final 16 minutes, as Francis Marion University rallied for a 78-70 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne University, Saturday evening (Nov. 11) on the second day of the PBC/SAC Challenge hosted by UNC Pembroke.
  • Browning layup delivers 72-70 Patriot win
    November 10, 2017
    Senior guard Detrek Browning scored 30 points, including the game-winning layup with 2.8 seconds left, to lift Francis Marion University to a thrilling 72-70 win over Catawba College, Friday afternoon (Nov. 10) in the opening game of the Peach Belt Conference/South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Challenge.
  • FMU men’s basketball to open 2017-18 season at PBC/SAC Challenge
    November 09, 2017
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball team will open its 2017-18 season when the Patriots take on Catawba College at 1 p.m. on Friday (Nov. 10) as part of the annual Peach Belt Conference/South Atlantic Conference Challenge.
  • Browning and Patriots shock Division I Mocs 68-63
    November 04, 2017
    Senior guard Detrek Browning scored a team-high 17 points, including a tie-breaking three-pointer with 1:13 remaining, to lead Francis Marion University to a shocking 68-63 win over Division I Chattanooga, Saturday evening (Nov. 4) in men’s basketball exhibition action.
  • Francis Marion University MBB coach Edwards keys to success in 2017 18
    October 27, 2017
    FMU men's basketball coach Gary Edwards talks about keys to success for the Patriots in the 2017-18 season.
  • Patriots’ Browning picked to pre-season All-PBC Team
    October 25, 2017
    Francis Marion University senior guard Detrek Browning has been selected to the 2018 pre-season Peach Belt Conference All-Conference squad, as voted on by the league coaches.
  • Patriot Cagers signs IRSC forward
    August 10, 2017
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-8 forward Joshua Oliver of Jacksonville, Fla., to the Patriot program for 2017-18.