Francis Marion University Men's Basketball 2019-20 News

  • Lakers to visit Francis Marion on Saturday
    January 17, 2020
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams continue Peach Belt Conference play as they host Clayton State University on Saturday, Jan. 18. The women’s contest will tip-off at 1:30 with the men’s contest set to follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • FMU Men fall to Jaguars despite making big comeback
    January 15, 2020
    Francis Marion University overcame a 23-point first-half deficit to take a second-half lead, but the Patriots eventually succumbed to Augusta University 94-81, Wednesday (Jan. 15) night in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • 133 FMU Student-Athletes Honored for Classroom Work
    January 13, 2020
    A record total of 133 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point average during the 2019 fall semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.
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    January 13, 2020
    Francis Marion University Men's Basketball All-Decade Team for 2010-19
  • Matthews leads FMU Men in loss to Bearcats
    January 11, 2020
    Lander University shot a sizzling 65.5 percent from the floor over the final 20 minutes to pull away from Francis Marion University and record a 100-80 victory, Saturday (Jan. 11) afternoon in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriots host long-time rival Lander on 4-for-$4 Saturday
    January 10, 2020
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams return home for the first time in 2020 as they play host to Lander University in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Saturday (Jan. 11) in the Smith University Center.
  • Patriot Men fall to PBC-leading Pacers
    January 08, 2020
    Conference-leading USC Aiken pulled away in the second half to claim an 82-63 victory over visiting Francis Marion University, Wednesday (Jan. 8) night in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriot cagers head to USCA on Wednesday
    January 07, 2020
    The Francis Marion University men and women's basketball teams are set to travel to USC Aiken on Wednesday, Jan. 8, to continue Peach Belt Conference play.
  • Hot-shooting Cougars defeat Francis Marion Men
    January 04, 2020
    Columbus State University shot 55.7 from the floor, including 16-of-32 shots from behind the three-point arc, to register a 103-76 Peach Belt Conference victory over Francis Marion University, Saturday (Jan. 4) afternoon in men’s basketball action.
  • Broncos defeat FMU Men with late 13-0 run
    January 02, 2020
    Fayetteville State University used a late 13-0 run to break a 61-61 deadlock and the Broncos went on to claim an 88-78 victory over Francis Marion University, Thursday (Jan. 2) afternoon in non-conference men’s basketball action.
  • Francis Marion’s Hill named PBC Player of the Week
    December 23, 2019
    Francis Marion University sophomore center Winston Hill has been named the Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week presented by Floor Action for the week of Dec. 16-22.
  • Career-highs abound as Patriots outlast Mountain Lions 117-111
    December 21, 2019
    Four different players recorded career-highs, including 28 from sophomore center Winston Hill, as Francis Marion University outscored Young Harris College 117-111, Saturday (Dec. 21) evening in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Bear Down with Patriots and Mountain Lions on Saturday
    December 20, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams will play their final games before the holidays when the Patriots play host to Young Harris College on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 21) in the Smith University Center.
  • Hill tops Nighthawks with late jumper
    December 19, 2019
    Sophomore center Winston Hill hit a step-back free-throw-line jumper with 1.7 seconds remaining to earn Francis Marion University an 87-85 victory over the University of North Georgia, Thursday (Dec. 19) evening in Peach Belt Conference men’s action.
  • Patriots open PBC play by hosting North Georgia on Thursday
    December 18, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the Smith University Center on Thursday (Dec. 19) evening as they open Peach Belt Conference play against the University of North Georgia in a doubleheader.
  • Buzzer-beating tip-in sends FMU Men to heart-breaking loss
    December 17, 2019
    Francis Marion University erased a 16-point deficit over the final 5:26 only to have a tip-in just before the buzzer by Johnny Hughes III hand the University of Mount Olive a 77-75 non-conference victory, Tuesday afternoon (Dec. 17) in men’s basketball action.
  • Patriot Basketball returns to the Hardcourt
    December 16, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams will return from their breaks for fall exams by playing three contests apiece this week. Both squads will play road games on Tuesday (Dec. 17) at noon with the Patriot men facing the University of Mount Olive and the women playing Belmont Abbey College.
  • 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.