2017-18 FSW Men's Basketball News

  • Eric Murphy Named New #FSWMBB Head Coach
    May 02, 2018
    Florida SouthWestern State College Interim Director of Athletics George Sanders announced today that FSW Assistant Coach Eric Murphy has been selected as the new Men's Head Basketball Coach at FSW. Murphy has more than 10 years of coaching experience, including two on the staff of his predecessor, Marty Richter.
  • Richter Resigns, Will Take Assistant Position At Drake University
    May 02, 2018
    Head Coach Marty Richter, who has led the FSW men's basketball program for the past three seasons (2 on-court; 1st season recruiting), is resigning to take an assistant coach position on head coach Darian DeVries’ coaching staff at Drake University from the Missouri Valley Conference.
  • ShanQuan Hemphill Signs NLI With Green Bay
    April 30, 2018
    FSW men’s basketball sophomore wing ShanQuan Hemphill has signed his National Letter of Intent to play for head coach Linc Darner and the University of Wisconsin Green Bay from the Horizon League. Hemphill marks the eighth NCAA Division I signee for head coach Marty Richter and the FSW men’s basketball program.
  • Murphy Twins Headed To Drake University
    April 30, 2018
    – FSW men’s basketball sophomores Anthony and Tremell Murphy have signed their National Letters of Intent to play for head coach Darian DeVries and Drake University from the Missouri Valley Conference. The Murphy twins will join teammate DJ Wilkins at Drake and their signings mark the ninth and tenth NCAA Division I signees for head coach Marty Richter and the FSW men’s basketball program.
  • DJ Wilkins Signs NLI With Drake University
    April 28, 2018
    FSW men’s basketball freshman guard DJ Wilkins has signed his National Letter of Intent to play for head coach Darian DeVries and Drake University from the Missouri Valley Conference. Wilkins marks the seventh NCAA Division I signee for head coach Marty Richter and the FSW men’s basketball program.
  • BUFFALO BOUND | Tra’Von Fagan Signs NLI With Reigning MAC Champs
    April 23, 2018
    FSW men’s basketball freshman forward Tra’Von Fagan has signed his National Letter of Intent to play for head coach Nate Oats and the University of Buffalo from the Mid-American Conference. Fagan marks the sixth NCAA Division I signee for head coach Marty Richter and the FSW men’s basketball program.
  • Just A Kid Headed To Akron | Tyler Cheese Inks NLI With The Zips
    April 19, 2018
    FSW men’s basketball sophomore guard Tyler Cheese has signed his National Letter of Intent to play for head coach John Groce and the University of Akron from the Mid-American Conference. Cheese marks the fifth NCAA Division I signee for head coach Marty Richter and the FSW men’s basketball program.
  • #GoCatsGo | Russell Daniels Signs NLI With Montana State
    April 18, 2018
    FSW men’s basketball sophomore guard Russell Daniels has signed his National Letter of Intent to play for head coach Brian Fish and Montana State University from the Big Sky Conference. Daniels marks the fourth NCAA Division I signee for head coach Marty Richter and the FSW men’s basketball program.
  • Tremell Murphy Earns Another First Team All-American Nod
    April 13, 2018
    The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced on Friday morning (April 13) its 2018 awards for the NJCAA, including NABC Coaches’ All-America teams in three divisions. FSW Sophomore Tremell Murphy was selected to the NJCAA Division I All-America Team by the association.
  • #FSWMBB Summer Camp Dates Announced
    April 12, 2018
    FSW mens's basketball has announced the dates for the program’s 2018 Summer Basketball Camps that will be held at Suncoast Credit Union Arena.
  • #FSWMBB Standout Tremell Murphy Named First Team NJCAA All-American
    April 10, 2018
    For the first time in program history, the FSW Men’s Basketball team has had a student-athlete earn a spot on a NJCAA Division I Men's Basketball All-America Team. Thanks to a solid sophomore campaign, Tremell Murphy was named to the NJCAA All-America First Team.
  • #FSWMBB Set To Battle Vincennes For A Berth To The NJCAA National Tournament Final Four
    March 22, 2018
    The 6th-seeded Florida SouthWestern men's basketball team (30-2) will continue NJCAA Tournament play with a quarterfinal matchup against No. 3 seed Vincennes University (33-1) at 9:00 p.m. ET on Thursday (March 22) at the Hutchinson Sports Arena in Hutchinson, Kansas.
  • #FSWMBB Falls To Vincennes In NJCAA Quarterfinals
    March 22, 2018
    The 2017-18 season came to an end for the No. 6 seed FSW men’s basketball team as they fell to 3rd-seeded Vincennes, 76-68, in the quarterfinal round of 2018 NJCAA National Tournament on Thursday night (March 22).
  • #FSWMBB Defeats Hutchinson CC To Earn First National Tourney Win
    March 21, 2018
    Four players scored in double figures as the No. 6 seed FSW men’s basketball team defeated tournament host and 11th-seeded Hutchinson CC, 80-65, in the second round of 2018 NJCAA National Tournament. The Purple and Aqua advance to the quarterfinals and will face No. 3 Vincennes (33-1) on Thursday, March 22 at 9 p.m. ET.
  • #FSWMBB Watch Party Set For Wednesday Night At Fort Myers Mona Lisa
    March 20, 2018
    Mona Lisa Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria in Fort Myers will be the official watch party location for the Florida SouthWestern men's basketball teams' NJCAA National Tournament (Second Round) matchup against the winner of No. 11 Hutchinson CC on Wednesday, March 21 at 9 p.m. ET.
  • #FSWMBB Opens NJCAA Tournament Wednesday Night Against Hutchinson CC
    March 20, 2018
    The 6th-seeded Florida SouthWestern men's basketball team (29-2) will open NJCAA Tournament play with a second-round matchup against No. 11 seed and tournament host Hutchinson (29-6) at 9:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday (March 21) at the Hutchinson Sports Arena in Hutchinson, Kansas.
  • #FSWMBB NJCAA Nationals Send-Off Celebration Set For Friday
    March 13, 2018
    Fans of the Florida SouthWestern men's basketball team are invited to join in as the Buccaneers send the squad off to the 2018 NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship in style. The FSW Department of Athletics will host a FREE send-off party at Suncoast Credit Union Arena on Friday, March 16 from 6- 8 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.).
  • #FSWMBB Earns No. 6 Seed In NJCAA National Tournament
    March 12, 2018
    For the first time in program history, the FSW men’s basketball team punched its ticket to the National Tournament, earning a No. 6 seed in 2018 NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship.
  • No. 2 #FSWMBB Falls To No. 4 Northwest Florida In State Tourney Semifinals
    March 09, 2018
    Sophomore Tremell Murphy finished with a game-high 27 points as the No. 2 nationally-ranked FSW men’s basketball team fell to No. 4 Northwest Florida State, 86-65, in the semifinals of 2018 FCSAA/NJCAA District VIII Men's Basketball Championship on Friday afternoon (March 9).
  • Cheese’s Triple-Double Leads No. 2 #FSWMBB To Program’s First State Tourney Win
    March 07, 2018
    Sophomore Tyler Cheese recorded his second career triple-double as the No. 2 nationally-ranked FSW men’s basketball team defeated No. 21 College of Central Florida, 97-83, in the quarterfinals of 2018 FCSAA/NJCAA District VIII Men's Basketball Championship.
  • #FSWMBB Picks Up Multiple Postseason Honors; Richter And Tremell Murphy Named Conference Coach And Player Of The Year
    February 28, 2018
    Winners of 18 in a row and owners of the second best record in the country, the No. 2 Florida SouthWestern State College men’s basketball saw head coach Marty Richter and five student-athletes receive postseason accolades.
  • #FSWMBB Takes No. 2 Spot In Final NJCAA National Rankings
    February 27, 2018
    Winners of 18 consecutive games, the 2018 Suncoast Conference champion FSW men’s basketball team was ranked No. 2 in the final NJCAA Division I National Men’s Basketball Top 25 rankings for the 2017-18 season.
  • #FSWMBB Ranked No. 2 In Final Region 8 Rankings
    February 27, 2018
    For the fourth consecutive week, the FSW men’s basketball team took the No. 2 spot in the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) NJCAA Region 8 Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll. The Association released the final state rankings of the 2017-18 season on Tuesday (Feb. 27).
  • MOVIN’ ON UP | #FSWMBB Climbs To No. 2 In NJCAA National Rankings
    February 21, 2018
    Riding a 17-game winning streak and fresh off securing the program’s first Suncoast Conference championship, the FSW men’s basketball team moved up to No. 2 in the NJCAA Division I National Men’s Basketball Top 25 rankings that were released on Wednesday (Feb. 21).
  • No. 2 #FSWMBB Completes Perfect Conference Record With Win At SCF
    February 21, 2018
    In the 2017-18 Suncoast Conference finale, the No. 2 nationally-ranked FSW men's basketball team defeated SCF, 108-93, on Wednesday night (Feb. 21).
  • #FSWMBB Ranked No. 2 In Region 8 Rankings
    February 20, 2018
    For the third consecutive week, the FSW men’s basketball took to the No. 2 spot in the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) NJCAA Region 8 Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll. The Association released the updated state rankings on Tuesday morning (Feb. 20).
  • No. 3 #FSWMBB Picks Up 76-54 Win Over Polk State On Sophomore Day
    February 17, 2018
    On the day that their seven sophomores were honored in a pregame ceremony, the 2018 Suncoast Conference Champion and No. 3 nationally-ranked FSW men's basketball team defeated Polk State, 76-54, on Saturday afternoon at Suncoast Credit Union Arena.
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