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.
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.
Francis Marion University recently held its 48th-annual Athletic Awards Gala in the university’s Performing Arts Center. Most Valuable Player awards were given in 14 sports. A school spirit award, most outstanding cheerleader award, and a student-athlete award were also presented.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 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.
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.