Francis Marion University Men's Basketball 2017-18 News

  • 98 FMU Student-Athletes Named to PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    July 05, 2018
    The Peach Belt Conference announced that 1,476 student-athletes have been named to the 27th-annual Presidential Honor Roll, including 98 student-athletes from Francis Marion University.
  • FMU Men’s Basketball adds guard duo
    June 13, 2018
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-4 guard Jalen “JJ” Jordan of Norfolk, Va., to a national letter of intent and the addition of 6-4 senior guard transfer Je’Quan Perry of Charleston.
  • Patriot Men’s Basketball announces signees
    May 30, 2018
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-2 guard Alex Cox of Concord, N.C., 6-7 forward Winston Hill of Columbia, 6-8 forward Gavin Johnson of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., and 6-7 wing player Kailex Stephens of Tuscaloosa, Ala., to national letters of intent during the recent signing period.
  • 108 FMU Student-Athletes Honored for Classroom Work
    May 29, 2018
    A total of 108 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2018 spring semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.
  • FMU MBB Detrek Browning jersey retirement ceremony L
    April 24, 2018
    The ceremony retiring the #2 jersey of Francis Marion University men's basketball player Detrek Browning on April 23, 2018.
  • Browning honored with jersey retirement
    April 23, 2018
    Francis Marion University senior men’s basketball player Detrek Browning was honored at the university’s 48th-annual Athletic Awards Gala on Monday by having his No.2 jersey retired.
  • Patriot cagers pick up additional All-America accolades
    April 06, 2018
    Francis Marion University 6-0 senior guard Detrek Browning and 5-10 junior forward Shaunice Fulmore have each been named to a second All-America squad, this time the Division II Bulletin 2018 All-America Team.
  • FMU senior guard Detrek Browning named All-American
    March 21, 2018
    Francis Marion University 6-0 senior guard Detrek Browning has been named a third-team All-American by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA), as selected by the nation’s sports information directors.
  • Patriot’s Browning named to a pair of All-Region squads
    March 16, 2018
    Francis Marion University senior guard Detrek Browning has been named to a pair of All-Southeast Region Teams: the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division II All-District Team for the Southeast (selected by coaches) and the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-Southeast Region squad (selected by sports information directors).
  • 30-footer at buzzer sinks Patriots in NCAA Tournament
    March 10, 2018
    Francis Marion University junior Brandon Parker hit a three-pointer from in front of the Patriot bench to knot the score with 5.1 seconds left, but UNC Pembroke freshman guard David Strother had the response as his 30-footer at the final horn swished through the twine sending Francis Marion to a heart-breaking 75-72 loss, Saturday afternoon (March 10) in the opening quarterfinal game of the 2018 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Men’s Basketball Tournament.
  • Patriots vs Braves Part 4, this time in the NCAAs
    March 08, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball team will play the opening game of the 2018 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional on Saturday (March 10) when the sixth-seeded Patriots meet the 24th-ranked and third-seeded UNC Pembroke Braves.
  • Francis Marion men earn NCAA Tournament invite
    March 04, 2018
    Francis Marion University earned an at-large bid to the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament as the field of 64 was announced on Sunday night (March 4). This year’s field includes 24 automatic qualifiers (conference champions) and 40 at-large invitations.
  • Patriots fall to Braves in PBC Semifinals 94-75
    March 03, 2018
    Second-seeded and 24th-ranked UNC Pembroke used an 11-0 run late in the first half to take the lead for good and then connected on 60 percent of its second-half shots to hold off third-seeded Francis Marion University for a 94-75 win, Saturday evening (March 3) in the semifinals of the 2018 Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament.
  • FMU vs UNCP v.3 at PBC semifinals on Saturday
    March 02, 2018
    The third-seeded Francis Marion University men’s basketball team will face second-seeded and 24th-ranked UNC Pembroke on Saturday (March 3) at 5:30 p.m. in the semifinals of the 2018 Peach Belt Conference Tournament.
  • Florence Morning News article on FMU senior Detrek Browning
    March 02, 2018
    A Florence Morning News article on Francis Marion University senior guard Detrek Browning written by FMU graduate Mark Haselden.
  • FMU’s Browning named POY, Parker earns All-PBC honors
    March 01, 2018
    Francis Marion University senior guard Detrek Browning has been named the 2018 Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, while FMU junior forward Brandon Parker earned third-team All-Conference recognition. The post-season honors were announced by the conference office on Thursday afternoon (March 1).
  • Browning leads balanced attack as Patriots advance in PBC Tournament
    February 28, 2018
    Senior guard Detrek Browning scored 24 points to move into second place on the Peach Belt Conference career scoring list and more importantly led five Francis Marion University players in double figures as the Patriots pulled away in the second half to register an 83-54 win over the University of North Georgia, Wednesday night (Feb. 28) in the quarterfinal round of the 2018 PBC Men’s Basketball Tournament.
  • Patriot cagers host Nighthawks in PBC Tournament
    February 27, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball team will host its first-ever Peach Belt Conference Tournament game when the Patriots entertain the University of North Georgia on Wednesday (Feb. 28) at 7 p.m.
  • Alexander shines on Senior Day in romp over Bobcats
    February 24, 2018
    Senior 6-7 forward Judah Alexander scored a season-high 21 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds to help lead Francis Marion University to a 102-69 victory over Georgia College, Saturday afternoon (Feb. 24) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriot Hoops holds Senior Day vs GC on Saturday
    February 23, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men's and women's basketball teams will celebrate Senior Day when they entertain Georgia College in both teams’ regular-season finale on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 24).
  • Valiant effort falls just short in 66-60 road loss
    February 21, 2018
    Francis Marion University made up every point of a 19-point first half deficit and had six second-half opportunities to take the lead, but eventually fell 66-60 to 23rd-ranked UNC Pembroke, Wednesday night (Feb. 21) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • PBC tabs Browning for Player of the Week award
    February 19, 2018
    Extending his own record of seven times this season and 10 times in his career, Francis Marion University senior guard Detrek Browning has been named the Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week, this time for the week of Feb.12-18.
  • Browning-led Patriots push past Flagler 66-58
    February 17, 2018
    Senior guard Detrek Browning scored a game-high 24 points and Francis Marion University used a 12-0 run to start the second half and the Patriots held off Flagler College for a 66-58 Peach Belt Conference victory on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 17) in men’s basketball action.
  • Patriots capture key PBC win as Browning and Parker combine for 49
    February 14, 2018
    Two nights after combining for 51 points, senior guard Detrek Browning and junior forward Brandon Parker got together to score 49 on Wednesday night (Feb. 14) to lead Francis Marion University to an 80-65 win over Augusta University in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Browning and Parker shoot Patriots by Mountain Lions 101-84
    February 12, 2018
    Senior guard Detrek Browning and junior forward Brandon Parker combined for 51 points to power Francis Marion University to a 101-84 win over Young Harris College, Monday night (Feb. 12) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Team-effort allows FMU to crush Nighthawks 90-54
    February 10, 2018
    Junior forward Victor Hunt scored a career-high 17 points off the bench to lead five Patriots in double figures as Francis Marion University crushed the University of North Georgia 90-54, Saturday afternoon (Feb. 10) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • FMU celebrates Homecoming 2018, Hoops hosts Nighthawks
    February 08, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men's and women's basketball teams will play host to the University of North Georgia for a key Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Saturday (Feb. 10) as the school celebrates Homecoming 2018. The FMU baseball and softball teams will also be in action this weekend at the Griffin Athletic Complex.
  • Francis Marion survives Lander with 71-69 win on Davis stick-back
    February 07, 2018
    Junior guard Ryan Davis’ offensive rebound and stick-back with 16.3 seconds left provided the winning points and Francis Marion University survived a late Lander University trip to the free throw line as the Patriots claimed a 71-69 victory, Wednesday night (Feb. 7) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Browning named PBC Player of the Week for record-setting fourth straight week
    February 05, 2018
    For a record-setting fourth consecutive week, sixth time this season, and ninth time in his career, Francis Marion University senior guard Detrek Browning has been named the Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week, this time for the week of Jan. 28-Feb.4.
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