Men's Basketball Headlines

  • 113 FMU Student-Athletes Named to PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    June 28, 2019
    The Peach Belt Conference announced that 1,517 student-athletes have been named to the 28th-annual Presidential Honor Roll. The list includes a record 113 student-athletes from Francis Marion University. Each of FMU’s 14 sponsored-sports were recognized on the list.
  • Patriots add high-scoring Alabama guard, Kainan Pouncy
    May 23, 2019
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-2, 195-pound guard Kainan Pouncy of New Brockton, Ala., to a national letter of intent to attend FMU and play for the Patriots in 2019-20.
  • Charlotte Cager inks with FMU Men
    May 16, 2019
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the inking of 6-3 guard Quinton Thomas of Charlotte, N.C., to a national letter of intent to attend FMU and play for the Patriots in 2019-20.
  • Patriot Men add pair of Columbia natives to 2019 class
    May 15, 2019
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-4 wing player Ja’Lil Robinson and 6-4 guard Derrick Sinkler Jr. both of Columbia, S.C., during the recent signing period. They will enroll at FMU in the fall of 2019 and suit up for the Patriots starting in 2019-20.
  • FMU Holds 49th-Annual Athletic Gala
    April 24, 2019
    Francis Marion University recently held its 49th-annual Athletic Gala in the university’s Performing Arts Center. Most Valuable Player awards were given in 14 sports and for the first time the athletic department awarded 13 Frankie Awards, including the Swamp Fox Academic Award, the Ray E. Thames Memorial Raise the Roof Award, and the Mark Haselden Sportsmanship Award.
  • 2018-19 Men's Basketball Season Highlights
    March 29, 2019
    The 2018-19 Francis Marion University men's basketball team put together one of the best seasons in recent memory, including program records, individual accolades, and more.
  • Parker tallies 9 points and 6 assists in East win at All-Star game
    March 29, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior swingman Brandon Parker scored nine points as his East Squad defeated the West 133-106, Friday night (March 29) in the 2019 Reese's Division II College All-Star Game.
  • Parker learns his teammates for 2019 Reese’s Division II College All-Star Game
    March 27, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior Brandon Parker has learned who his teammates will be as the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Tuesday (March 26) announced the rosters for the 2019 Reese’s® Division II College All-Star game, which will be played as part of the 2019 NCAA® Division II Men’s Basketball Championship. Reese’s brand is the official candy partner of the NCAA.
  • Parker named to NABC All-America Team
    March 26, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior Brandon Parker has been selected to the 2018-19 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division II All-America Team. The announcement came from the NABC office in Kansas City, Mo., on Tuesday.
  • FMU’s Parker named All-Region, picked for All-Star Game
    March 21, 2019
    Francis Marion University senior Brandon Parker has been selected to the 2018-19 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) Men’s Basketball Southeast All-Region Team and been picked to play in the 2019 Reese’s® Division II College All-Star Game on March 29 in Evansville, Ind.
  • Francis Marion rallies but drops overtime decision in NCAA Tournament
    March 16, 2019
    A 10-0 run in the final minutes of overtime allowed second-seeded and 16th-ranked Augusta University to escape with a 77-70 victory over seventh-seeded Francis Marion University, Saturday afternoon (March 16) in the quarterfinal round of the 2019 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Men’s Basketball Tournament.
  • FMU MBB at NCAA practice
    March 15, 2019
    Francis Marion University men's basketball goes through practice in Charlotte, N.C., a day before their quarterfinal game against Augusta University in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Tournament.
  • Patriots face Jaguars in NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday
    March 14, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball team will face 16th-ranked Augusta University on Saturday (March 16) at 2:30 p.m. in the second quarterfinal game of the 2019 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Southeast Regional Tournament.
  • Francis Marion men earn second straight NCAA Tournament invite
    March 10, 2019
    Francis Marion University earned an at-large bid to the 2019 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament as the field of 64 was announced on Sunday night (March 10). This year’s field includes 24 automatic qualifiers (conference champions) and 40 at-large invitations. It marks the second straight year the Patriots have made the Big Dance and the third time in program history.