Francis Marion University Men's Basketball 2018-19 News

  • 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:
  • FMU Men rise to seventh in Southeast Region poll
    December 12, 2018
    Winners of five straight, the Francis Marion University men’s basketball team rose to seventh in this week’s D2SIDA NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Southeast Region poll.
  • Former Patriot Cager retires at Mars Hill
    December 05, 2018
    David Riggins, a member of the very first Francis Marion men's basketball team in 1970-71, has retired from Mars Hill University after 32 years of service, the last 20 of which have been as the athletic director.
  • Patriot Men sign guard from Richmond, Va.
    December 04, 2018
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-1 guard Loginn Norton of Richmond, Va., to a national letter of intent during the recent signing period.
  • Smith sparks late run to give FMU an 86-78 win
    December 04, 2018
    Junior point guard Jaquez Smith scored six points and assisted on two more buckets to fuel a late 12-0 run that gave Francis Marion University a come-from-behind 86-78 non-conference victory over the University of Mount Olive, Tuesday evening (Dec. 4) in men’s basketball action.
  • FMU Men entertain Mount Olive on Tuesday
    December 03, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball team concludes its non-conference slate on Tuesday (Dec. 4) as it welcomes the University of Mount Olive to the Smith University Center for a 7 p.m. tip-off.
  • Freshman duo leads FMU Men to 82-79 win over Nighthawks
    December 01, 2018
    Freshman forwards Winston Hill (24 points) and Kailex Stephens (22 points) each recorded new career highs to help lead the Francis Marion University men’s basketball team to an 82-79 win over the University of North Georgia on Saturday (Dec. 1) in the Peach Belt Conference opener for both squads.
  • FMU Hoops hosts North Georgia for doubleheader on Saturday
    November 30, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men’s and women’s basketball teams begin their Peach Belt Conference schedules on Saturday (Dec. 1) at home against the University of North Georgia in the Smith University Center. The women will tip-off at 1:30 p.m., with the men to follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • Team effort allows FMU to avoid Bear attack and claim 80-72 win
    November 20, 2018
    Freshman forward Kailex Stephens scored 16 points to lead five Francis Marion University players in double figures as the Patriots claimed an 80-72 road win over Shaw University, Tuesday evening (Nov. 20) in non-conference men’s basketball action.
  • Stephens leads FMU to 110-63 win in home opener
    November 15, 2018
    Freshman forward Kailex Stephens notched his first career double-double with 20 points and 14 rebounds to help Francis Marion University win its home opener 110-63 over Methodist University in non-conference men’s basketball action, Thursday night (Nov. 15).
  • FMU Men’s Basketball opens home slate on Thursday
    November 14, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball team begins its 2018-19 home slate on Thursday night (Nov. 15) against Methodist University at 6 p.m. in the Smith University Center.
  • FMU’s Parker named PBC Player of the Week
    November 12, 2018
    Francis Marion University senior 6-3 forward Brandon Parker has been named the Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the opening week of the 2018-19 season.
  • BP operates on high octane in 105-86 FMU win
    November 10, 2018
    Senior swingman Brandon Parker erupted for a career high 34 points, including eight three-pointers, while senior guard Ryan Davis added a career-high 28 points as Francis Marion University cruised to a 105-86 victory over Newberry College, Saturday afternoon (Nov. 10) on the second day of the Peach Belt Conference/South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Challenge.
  • Hot-shooting Indians hand Patriot Men season-opening loss
    November 09, 2018
    Catawba College shot 67.2 percent from the floor to hand the Francis Marion University men’s basketball team a 115-82 season-opening defeat, Friday night (Nov. 9) in the Peach Belt Conference/South Atlantic Conference Challenge.
  • Patriot Men set to begin 2018-19 hoops campaign in Salisbury, N.C.
    November 08, 2018
    The Francis Marion University men’s basketball team will begin its 2018-19 season on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 9-10) with a pair of games at the Peach Belt Conference-South Atlantic Conference Challenge in Salisbury, N.C.
  • 2018-19 FMU Men's Basketball Introductions
    November 07, 2018
    Meet the 2018-19 Francis Marion University men's basketball team!
  • 98 FMU Student-Athletes Named to PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    July 05, 2018
    The Peach Belt Conference announced that 1,476 student-athletes have been named to the 27th-annual Presidential Honor Roll, including 98 student-athletes from Francis Marion University.