Francis Marion University Men's Basketball 2019-20 News

  • Late Misses end Patriot rally as FMU falls to Tampa 72-67
    November 30, 2019
    Francis Marion University junior forward Kainan Pouncy tallied season highs of 28 points and 10 rebounds, but the Patriots came up empty on a possession in the final seconds allowing the University of Tampa to secure a 72-67 victory, Saturday night (Nov. 30) on the final day of the Eckerd College Thanksgiving Men’s Basketball Classic.
  • Patriot Men fall to Eckerd 89-76 in Thanksgiving Classic
    November 29, 2019
    An 8-0 run in the first half and an 11-0 spurt in the second half spurred Eckerd College to an 89-76 win over Francis Marion University, Friday night (Nov. 29) on the first night of Eckerd’s Thanksgiving Men’s Basketball Classic.
  • Patriot Basketball spends holiday weekend on the road
    November 27, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men and women’s basketball teams are set to travel this holiday weekend. The Francis Marion women’s basketball team will look to continue their winning streak as they take on the University of Mount Olive (3-1) on Saturday (Nov. 30) afternoon with a 2 p.m. tip-off.
  • Hill leads six in double figures as FMU outlasts JWU 108-100
    November 23, 2019
    Sophomore 6-7 center Winston Hill scored 21 points to lead six Patriots in double figures and Francis Marion University held off a late Johnson & Wales University rally to capture a 108-100 non-conference win, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 23) in men’s basketball play.
  • FMU Basketball hosts DH on Saturday
    November 22, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men's and women's basketball teams continue non-conference play on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 23) with a home doubleheader at the Smith University Center. The 3-0 FMU women’s team will face Queens University of Charlotte at 1:30 p.m., followed by the Patriot Men hosting Johnson & Wales University (NC) at 3:30 p.m.
  • Hill and Smith combine for 44 in Patriot loss
    November 09, 2019
    Sophomore center Winston Hill and senior point guard Jaquez Smith combined for 44 points, but Francis Marion University dropped an 86-72 decision to Catawba College, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 9) on the second day of the PBC/SAC Men’s Basketball Challenge.
  • Second-half shooting hampers Patriots in 85-71 loss
    November 08, 2019
    Newberry College used a 10-2 run midway through the second half to grab the lead for good and hand Francis Marion University a 85-71 loss at the PBC/SAC Men’s Basketball Challenge on Friday (Nov. 8) afternoon.
  • Busy weekend for FMU sports teams
    November 07, 2019
    This weekend Francis Marion University will have a marathon of home sporting events to attend including volleyball, soccer, and basketball.
  • Youthful Patriots open 2019-20 hoops campaign on Friday
    November 06, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball team will open its 2019-20 season on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 8-9) as the Patriots host the Peach Belt Conference-South Atlantic Conference Challenge.
  • FMU Men picked fourth in PBC Pre-Season Basketball Poll
    October 31, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball squad has been picked to finish fourth in the Peach Belt Conference this coming season according to the annual pre-season poll conducted by the league’s coaches and presented by Floor Action.
  • Patriot men’s basketball announces 2019-20 schedule
    August 27, 2019
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball has announced its 2019-20 season schedule, highlighted by 13 home games including the season-opening Peach Belt Conference-South Atlantic Conference Challenge.