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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Francis Marion University women and men’s basketball teams will host long-time Peach Belt Conference foe Lander University on Wednesday (Jan. 10) in the Smith University Center with the women’s game tipping-off at 5:30 p.m. and the men to follow at 7:30 p.m.
Francis Marion University connected on 18-of-31 first-half field goal attempts en route to 48 points and that explosion helped carry the Patriots to their fifth straight victory, a 74-66 win over Clayton State University, Saturday afternoon (Jan. 6) in Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball action.
Francis Marion University junior Shaunice Fulmore reached the 1000-career point mark, while the Patriot squad made a season-high 13 three-pointers, Wednesday evening (Jan. 3) to help FMU to an 88-64 win over USC Aiken in Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball action.
Junior forward Shaunice Fulmore scored 15 points and senior center Kristin Tines grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds as Francis Marion University gutted out a 52-46 road win over Young Harris College, Saturday afternoon (Dec. 30) in Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball action.
Senior forward Briana Burgins became the 28th Francis Marion University women’s basketball player to reach the 1000-point plateau, but more importantly, the hoop that put her at that milestone proved to be the game-winning bucket with four seconds left as the Patriots upended Columbus State University 79-78, Tuesday (Dec. 19) evening in Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball action.
Senior forward Briana Burgins tallied 21 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and six steals to help propel Francis Marion University past Georgia Southwestern State University 73-57, Sunday (Dec. 17) afternoon in Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball action.
Francis Marion University women’s basketball coach Jeri Porter has announced the signing of 5-9 forward Jayla Bolden of Columbia, S.C., to a national letter of intent during the recent early signing period.