2017-18 Men's Basketball Headlines

  • FMU Men's Basketball adds guard duo
    June 15, 2018
    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.
  • Patriot Men's Basketball announces signees
    June 04, 2018
    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 (pictured right) of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., and 6-7 wing player Kailex Stephens of Tuscaloosa, Ala., to national letters of intent during the recent signing period.
  • Augusta Adds Tyree Marks to 18-19 Roster
    May 17, 2018
    Augusta University head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress announced that the Jaguars signed Tyree Myers to a National Letter of Intent.
  • NLI Signee Robert Bärlund Brings Size To Augusta Men’s Hoops
    May 07, 2018
    The Augusta University men’s basketball team and head coach Dip Metress announced the signing of Robert Bärlund to a National Letter of Intent in the early signing period.
  • Cougars Add Taylor to 2018 Class
    May 01, 2018
    Columbus State University head men's basketball coach Robert Moore has announced the addition of Stanley Taylor to the 2018 signing class.
  • Jeremy Currier introduced as Young Harris men's basketball coach
    April 25, 2018
    Young Harris College President Drew Van Horn, Ph.D., and Director of Athletics Randy Dunn announced Tuesday (April 24) afternoon that Jeremy Currier will be the next head coach of the Mountain Lion men's basketball program.
  • Lucas-White Joins Jags In NLI Signing Period
    April 20, 2018
    Augusta University head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress announced his first signee of the April national letter of intent (NLI) early signing period with incoming freshman guard Darren Lucas-White from Capitol Heights, Maryland.
  • Cougar Basketball Signs Two
    April 17, 2018
    Columbus State University head men's basketball coach Robert Moore has announced the addition of the two newest members of the Cougar basketball program.
  • FMU senior guard Detrek Browning named All-American
    March 23, 2018
    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.
  • YHC's Herrmann announces his retirement as men's basketball coach
    March 21, 2018
    Young Harris College President Drew Van Horn, Ph.D., and Director of Athletics Randy Dunn announced Tuesday (March 20) afternoon that Pete Herrmann informed them that he is retiring as the head coach for the Mountain Lion men's basketball program at the end of the school year.
  • Four PBC Men’s Basketball Players Named All-Region
    March 21, 2018
    Four Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball players have been named All-Region as the NABC and D2CCA released their teams.
  • Arusha Hunter Joins Clayton State
    March 15, 2018
    With a second straight Peach Belt Conference Regular Season Championship and first NCAA Tournament appearance in a decade under their belts, Clayton State head men's basketball coach Jimmy Link has announced the signing of Arusha Hunter for the 2018-19 season.
  • NCAA Tournament: No. 24 UNCP Falls To No. 7 Queens In NCAA Southeast Regional Semifinal
    March 11, 2018
    Seventh-ranked Queens scored 34 points in the paint and held the 24th-ranked UNC Pembroke men's basketball team to just 34.4 percent shooting as the Royals advanced to the championship game of the NCAA Southeast Regional with a 75-63 win over the Braves on Sunday evening.
  • NCAA Tournament: Strother’s Buzzer-Beater Pushes UNC Pembroke Past Francis Marion
    March 10, 2018
    The third-seeded and 24th-ranked UNC Pembroke men's basketball team scored 26 points off of 17 turnovers and used a 25-foot jumper from David Strother at the buzzer to shock sixth-seeded Francis Marion, 75-72, in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday afternoon inside the B. Frank "Tex" Turner Arena on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University.
  • UNCP Wins PBC Men's Basketball Tournament!
    March 04, 2018
    The second-seeded and 24th-ranked UNC Pembroke men's basketball team shot better than 56 percent from the field in the second half and took the lead for good on David Strother's 3-pointer with 9:22 left as the Braves claimed their second-straight Peach Belt Conference Tournament championship with a 70-60 win over top-seeded and 25th-ranked Clayton State on Sunday afternoon.
  • PBC to Send Three Men’s Basketball Teams to NCAA Tournament
    March 04, 2018
    UNC Pembroke, Clayton State and Francis Marion all received bids to play in the NCAA men’s basketball national championship on Sunday night.
  • PBC Tournament: Top-Seeded Lakers Survive #5 USC Aiken, Advance to Championship Game
    March 03, 2018
    The top-seeded Clayton State Lakers overcame a 12-point second-half deficit and then held on in the final moments to beat a tough USC Aiken Pacers team 73-70 in the first semifinal of the PBC Tournament on Saturday in Morrow.
  • PBC Tournament: UNC Pembroke Topples Francis Marion, Advances To PBC Championship Game
    March 03, 2018
    Second-seeded and 24th-ranked UNC Pembroke men's basketball team shot a season-best 58 percent from the field and used a 17-5 run midway through the second half to fuel a 94-75 victory over third-seeded Francis Marion in the semifinal round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament on Saturday evening.
  • PBC Releases Men’s Basketball All-Conference Team
    March 01, 2018
    With the tournament semifinals and finals approaching this weekend, the Peach Belt Conference has released the 2017-18 men’s basketball All-Conference team.
  • PBC Reveals Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket
    February 24, 2018
    The 2017-18 regular season came to a close on Saturday and the PBC has released the bracket for the men’s basketball tournament which begins on Wednesday.
  • PBC Releases Men's and Women's Basketballl All-Academic teams
    February 23, 2018
    With the 2018 tournament closing in, the Peach Belt Conference has released the 2017-18 men's and women's basketball All-Academic teams.
  • Let’s Talk Tiebreakers!
    February 23, 2018
    Saturday will bring the final day of the 2017-18 regular season for men’s and women’s basketball and will also answer a lot of questions about who is going to the PBC Tournament and what seed they will have.
  • Clayton State Men’s Basketball Named NABC Team of the Week
    February 20, 2018
    The Clayton State Lakers have been named the NCAA Division II National Team of the Week by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
  • Francis Marion Named NABC Men's Basketball National Team of the Week
    January 30, 2018
    The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) has selected the Francis Marion University men’s squad as its NCAA Division II Team of the Week for Jan. 22-28.
  • UNCP Men’s Basketball Named NABC Team Of The Week
    January 23, 2018
    The UNC Pembroke men's basketball team etched its name among some of this season's elite programs on Tuesday when the Braves picked up Team of the Week laurels from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
  • Flagler's Sterling travels the road to the NBA as a referee
    January 19, 2018
    There are many roads to the National Basketball Association one can travel. Many gifted athletes can apply their trade by being drafted, or perhaps applying their trade overseas and then make a roster.
  • Dip Metress Reaches 300 Wins In Augusta
    December 20, 2017
    Now in his 14th season as head coach of the Augusta University men's basketball team, Dip Metress got his 300th career win with the Jaguars on Tuesday, Dec. 19 in an 86-72 victory over North Georgia in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • FMU Cagers ink pair
    December 08, 2017
    Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-7 forward Juan Perez of Florence and 6-2 guard Gabriel Dickerson of Suffolk, Va., to national letters of intent during the recent early signing period.
  • UNCP Men’s Basketball Inks Local Product In Early Signing Period
    December 01, 2017
    The UNC Pembroke men's basketball team added an impressive local talent to its roster during the early signing period on Thursday when Raeford native and Hoke County High School product Silas Love inked his named to a National Letter of Intent to continue his academic and athletic career with the Braves.
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