Francis Marion University Men's Basketball 2018-19 News

  • Stephens sparks #25 Francis Marion to 90-56 win
    February 13, 2019
    Freshman forward Kailex Stephens scored a game-high 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting as 25th-ranked Francis Marion University coasted to a 90-56 win over Lander University, Wednesday night (Feb. 13) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriot Men enter NABC Top-25 poll
    February 13, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men's basketball is ranked No.25 in the latest NABC Top 25 poll.
  • Smith pushes Patriots past Lakers 107-98
    February 09, 2019
    Junior 5-7 point guard Jaquez Smith scored a career-high 25 points and handed out a career-high equaling eight assists to propel Francis Marion University to a wire-to-wire 107-98 win over Clayton State University, Saturday afternoon (Feb. 9) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriot Hoops to host Clayton State on Saturday; Play 4 Kay and Game No.1000
    February 08, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the Smith University Center on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 9) for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader against Clayton State University. The women’s contest will tip-off at 1:30 p.m., with the men’s game to follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • Patriots shock #4 Pacers, sweep season series
    February 06, 2019
    Francis Marion University earned a regular-season sweep over rival USC Aiken on Wednesday night (Feb. 6), upsetting the fourth-ranked Pacers 92-89 in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • FMU overcomes 21-point deficit to win in OT 86-82
    February 02, 2019
    Francis Marion University overcame a 21-point second-half deficit and then hit 12-of-12 free throws in overtime to escape with an 86-82 Peach Belt Conference victory over Georgia College, Saturday afternoon (Feb. 2) in men’s basketball action.
  • FMU Hoops to entertain Georgia College for Saturday twinbill
    February 01, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the Smith University Center on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 2) for We Back the Blue Day and a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader against Georgia College.
  • Runs prove crucial for #21 Braves in 91-72 win over FMU
    January 30, 2019
    No. 21 UNC Pembroke used an 11-0 run to close the first half, a 9-0 spurt midway through the second half, and a late 13-3 run to grab a 91-72 victory over Francis Marion University, Wednesday night (Jan. 30) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriot senior Brandon Parker earns PBC Player of the Week award
    January 28, 2019
    For the second time in three weeks and the third time this season, Francis Marion University senior forward Brandon Parker has earned Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honors, this time for the week of Jan. 13-20. The weekly award is presented by Floor Action.
  • Parker scores 23 in second half to lead FMU Men to win at Flagler
    January 26, 2019
    Senior Brandon Parker scored 23 of his game-high 25 points, including the final five points of the game, after halftime to lift Francis Marion University to an 80-76 win at Flagler College, Saturday afternoon (Jan. 26) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriots unable to overcome cold-shooting first half
    January 23, 2019
    Francis Marion University forwards Kailex Stephens (22) and Brandon Parker (21) combined for 43 points, but Francis Marion University was unable to overcome a cold-shooting first half and the Patriots fell to Augusta University 81-76, Wednesday night (Jan. 23) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • FMU Hoops to host Augusta for Wednesday night twinbill
    January 22, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams conclude their three-game home stand on Wednesday (Jan. 23) as Augusta University visits the Smith University Center for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader. The women’s contest will tip-off at 5:30 p.m., with the men’s game to follow at 7:30 p.m.
  • Parker hits 1,000-point plateau as Patriots win fifth straight
    January 21, 2019
    Senior forward Brandon Parker scored 26 points to become the 21st player in program history to reach 1,000 points and help Francis Marion University grab its fifth straight win, 76-60 over Columbus State University on Monday (Jan. 21) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriot Hoops to host CSU for MLK Day doubleheader
    January 19, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams will play an MLK Day doubleheader against Peach Belt Conference foe Columbus State University on Monday afternoon (Jan. 21) in the Smith University Center. The women’s contest will tip-off at 1:30 p.m., with the men’s tilt to follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • Patriot Men survive late rally from Hurricanes
    January 19, 2019
    Francis Marion University survived a pair of missed three-pointers in the final five seconds by Georgia Southwestern State University and hung on for a 72-69 win on Saturday (Jan. 19) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • FMU Hoops to entertain GSW for Saturday twinbill
    January 18, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the Smith University Center to continue Peach Belt Conference play on Saturday afternoon (Jan. 19) with a doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern State University. The women’s contest will tip-off at 1:30 p.m., with the men’s tilt to follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • Big halfs from Davis, Parker lead FMU Men to win at Lander
    January 16, 2019
    Senior guard Ryan Davis scored 19 of his 21 points in the first half and senior forward Brandon Parker poured in 18 of his 22 after halftime to carry Francis Marion University to a 93-83 win at Lander University, Wednesday night (Jan. 16) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriot senior Parker named PBC Player of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    For the second time this season, Francis Marion University senior forward Brandon Parker has earned Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honors, this time for the week of Jan. 6-13.
  • Davis delivers PBC road win at Clayton State
    January 12, 2019
    Senior guard Ryan Davis utilized a near-record day at the free throw line to score a career-high 31 points and power Francis Marion University to a 98-80 road win at Clayton State University, Saturday afternoon (Jan. 12) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • FMU Hoops heads to Clayton State for doubleheader on Saturday
    January 11, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams continue Peach Belt Conference play on Saturday afternoon (Jan. 12) with a doubleheader at Clayton State University in Morrow, Ga. The women’s contest will tip-off at 1:30 p.m., with the men’s tilt to follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • Parker helps seal 99-92 upset of fifth-ranked Pacers
    January 09, 2019
    Senior swingman Brandon Parker scored 34 points, including hitting 10-of-10 free throws over the final 1:12, to power Francis Marion University to a 99-92 upset of fifth-ranked and previously unbeaten USC Aiken, Wednesday evening (Jan. 9) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriot Hoops hosts twinbill against USCA on Wednesday
    January 08, 2019
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams continue Peach Belt Conference play on Wednesday night (Jan. 9) with a doubleheader against USC Aiken in the Smith University Center. The women’s contest will tip-off at 5:30 p.m., with the men’s tilt against the nationally-ranked Pacers to follow at 7:30 p.m.
  • FMU Men ink pair of wing players
    January 07, 2019
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-5 wing players Jamal Edmonson of Ladson, S.C., and Stan Eze of Marietta, Ga., 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.
  • Patriots fall short in shoot-out to YHC 120-119
    January 05, 2019
    Despite career-high totals of 25 points and 14 rebounds by freshman forward Kailex Stephens, Francis Marion University dropped a wild 120-119 decision to Young Harris College, Saturday afternoon (Jan. 5) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • 5 for 5 on the 5th promotion as FMU Hoops opens 2019
    January 04, 2019
    Following a break for the holidays, the Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the Smith University Center on Saturday (Jan. 5) to begin 2019 with a doubleheader against Peach Belt Conference foe Young Harris College. The women’s contest will tip-off at 1:30 p.m., with the men’s contest to follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • 120 FMU Student-Athletes Honored for Classroom Work
    December 21, 2018
    A total of 120 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2018 fall semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.
  • Patriot Men’s Basketball up to fourth in region poll
    December 21, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball team moved up three positions to fourth in the most recent D2SIDA Men’s Basketball Southeast Region rankings.
  • Three-point barrage helps Patriot Men hold off CSU
    December 19, 2018
    Francis Marion University collected its seventh straight win on Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 19), withstanding a late rally to claim a 90-85 victory at Columbus State University in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Patriots weather the storm behind Parker and Smith career-highs
    December 17, 2018
    Senior forward Brandon Parker scored a career-high 36 points and Francis Marion University withstood a late rally to knock off Georgia Southwestern State University 90-85 in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action on Monday (Dec. 17).
  • Patriot student-athletes earn degrees
    December 14, 2018
    Eleven former student-athletes and one current player at Francis Marion University earned diplomas at the December 2018 commencement exercises:
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