2017-18 FSW Men's Basketball News

  • Manning Jr. Named To JUCORecruiting.com 2019 Top JUCO Guards Watch List
    January 20, 2018
    Freshman Charles Manning Jr. has been named to JUCORecruiting.com?s 2019 Top Junior College Basketball Guards Watch List. The JucoRecruiting.com Watch List is based on a player's production at the JUCO level and their potential at the next level. The list includes qualifiers and RS Freshman that may able to leave after this year and join the 2018 class.
  • No. 5 #FSWMBB Handles SCF; Winning Streak Moves To 10 Games
    January 20, 2018
    Seven players scored in double figures as the No. 5 FSW men's basketball team won its 10th straight game after defeating SCF, 103-75, Saturday afternoon (Jan. 20).
  • #FSWMBB Holding Firm At No. 5 In NJCAA National Rankings
    January 18, 2018
    For the second consecutive week, the FSW men’s basketball team held the No. 5 position in the NJCAA Division I National Men’s Basketball Top 25 rankings that were released on Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 17).
  • No. 5 #FSWMBB Pushes Winning Streak To Nine Games; Handles Polk St. 82-53
    January 17, 2018
    The No. 5 FSW men's basketball team won its ninth straight game after defeating Polk State College, 82-53, Wednesday night (Jan. 17) at Suncoast Credit Union Arena..
  • FSW and Hilton Garden Inn Unveil the FSW Buc Burger
    January 16, 2018
    For all you burger connoisseurs in southwest Florida, there’s a new and especially tasty option: the FSW Buc Burger. It’s available exclusively at the Hilton Garden Inn, just steps from the FSW campus in Fort Myers.
  • Charles Manning Jr. Tabbed NJCAA Region 8 Player Of The Week
    January 16, 2018
    After helping lead FSW to a 2-0 record last week, freshman Charles Manning Jr. was named NJCAA Region 8 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on Tuesday night (Jan. 16). This marks the first career Region 8 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honor for Manning Jr.
  • #FSWMBB Ranked No. 2 In Region 8 Rankings
    January 16, 2018
    The FSW men’s basketball team was ranked No. 2 position in the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) NJCAA Region 8 Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll as released by the association on Tuesday night (Jan. 16).
  • FSW ‘PURPLE OUT’ and ‘BUC BASH’ Tailgate Party Set For Jan. 17 Hoops Doubleheader
    January 15, 2018
    Florida SouthWestern State College and FSW Athletics are hosting a tailgate party, ‘BUC BASH’, prior to the men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader at Suncoast Credit Union Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The event will begin at 4 p.m. and will lead up to the men’s and women’s games. The FSW women will host Eastern Florida State at 5:30 p.m. before the FSW men hit the floor against Polk State at 7:30 p.m.
  • No. 5 #FSWMBB Extends Winning Streak To Eight Games; Defeats St. Pete 88-78
    January 13, 2018
    The No. 5 FSW men's basketball team won its eighth straight game after defeating St. Petersburg College, 88-78, Saturday afternoon at Suncoast Credit Union Arena.
  • FSW Announces ‘PURPLE OUT’ and ‘BUC BASH’ Tailgate Party For Jan. 17 Hoops Doubleheader
    January 10, 2018
    Florida SouthWestern State College and FSW Athletics are hosting a tailgate party, ‘BUC BASH’, prior to the men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader at Suncoast Credit Union Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The event will begin at 4 p.m. and will lead up to the men’s and women’s games. The FSW women will host Eastern Florida State at 5:30 p.m. before the FSW men hit the floor against Polk State at 7:30 p.m.
  • No. 5 #FSWMBB Hammers HCC In Conference Opener, 90-57
    January 10, 2018
    The No. 5 FSW men's basketball turned in a complete team effort in a 90-54 wire-to-wire victory at Hillsborough CC to open Suncoast Conference play on Wednesday night (Jan. 10).
  • #FSWMBB Ranked No. 5 In NJCAA National Rankings
    January 09, 2018
    In the first poll of 2018, the FSW men’s basketball team moved up seven spots to grab the No. 5 position in the NJCAA Division I National Men’s Basketball Top 25 rankings that were released on Tuesday evening (Jan. 9). This marks the first time in program history that the Bucs have been ranked in the Top 5.
  • #FSWMBB Offers Free Admission To First Responders For Jan. 13 Game
    January 09, 2018
    Florida SouthWestern State College will pay tribute to local first responders on Saturday, Jan. 13 during the FSW men’s basketball game. All first responders and their immediate families will get a free ticket to the game (up to four tickets per family).
  • Time Change For Feb. 17 #FSWMBB Game
    January 09, 2018
    The FSW men’s basketball game against Polk State on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Suncoast Credit Union Arena has been moved from a 4 p.m. tipoff to a 12 p.m. tipoff. The FSW women’s game will remain at 2 p.m.
  • #FSWMBB Up To No. 2 In Region 8 Rankings
    January 09, 2018
    The FSW men’s basketball team moved up one spot to the No. 2 position in the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) NJCAA Region 8 Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll as released by the association on Tuesday (Jan. 9).
  • #FSWMBB Trio Named To Lineage Of Champions Top 40 Florida JUCO Rankings
    January 08, 2018
    Sophomores Tremell Murphy, Tyler Cheese and ShanQuan Hemphill have been named to LineageOfChampions.com’s 2018 Florida Junior College Top 40 Player Rankings.
  • Cheese’s Triple-Double Lifts No. 12 #FSWMBB To Victory Over IMG In Double OT
    January 05, 2018
    In front of nearly 1,500 fans, including a pair of NBA scouts, sophomore Tyler Cheese recorded the program’s first triple-double to help lift the No. 12 FSW men's basketball team to a thrilling 119-104 double overtime win over a solid IMG squad at Suncoast Credit Union Arena on Friday night.
  • Tremell Murphy And Tyler Cheese Named To JUCORecruiting.com Top 100
    January 04, 2018
    Sophomores Tremell Murphy and Tyler Cheese have been named to JUCORecruiting.com’s 2018 Junior College Basketball Top 100 Player Rankings.
  • No. 12 #FSWMBB Handles Victory Rock
    January 03, 2018
    The No. 12 FSW men's basketball team led wire-to-wire and picked up an 83-41 win over Victory Rock Prep at Suncoast Credit Union Arena on Wednesday night.
  • No. 12 #FSWMBB Sweeps New Year’s Classic
    December 30, 2017
    The No. 12 FSW men's basketball team picked up a pair of wins this weekend (Dec. 29-30) at the FSW New Year’s Classic at Suncoast Credit Union Arena.
  • #FSWMBB Ranked No. 12 In NJCAA National Top 25
    December 20, 2017
    In the final poll of 2017, the FSW men’s basketball team was ranked No. 12 in the NJCAA Division I National Men’s Basketball Top 25 rankings that were released on Tuesday (Dec. 19).
  • #FSWMBB Checks In At No. 3 In Region 8 Rankings
    December 19, 2017
    For the second consecutive week, the FSW men’s basketball team checked in at No. 3 in the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) NJCAA Region 8 Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll as released by the association on Tuesday (Dec. 19).
  • Tremell Murphy Tabbed NJCAA Region 8 Player Of The Week
    December 19, 2017
    After helping lead FSW to an 89-75 win over Indian River State last weekend (Dec. 16), sophomore Tremell Murphy was named NJCAA Region 8 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon (Dec. 19). This marks the second career Region 8 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honor for Murphy (Nov. 22, 2016).
  • No. 12 #FSWMBB Knocks Down 14 Triples In 89-75 Win Over Indian River
    December 16, 2017
    The No. 12 FSW men's basketball team knocked down a program-best 14 three-pointers, en route to an 89-75 win over Indian River State at Suncoast Credit Union Arena of Saturday afternoon.
  • #FSWMBB Ranked No. 12 In NJCAA Top 25
    December 13, 2017
    Despite falling to the current No. 5 team in the country (Eastern Florida) by just four points and defeating the then-ranked No. 4 team in the NJCAA (Tallahassee CC) last week, the FSW men’s basketball team dropped two spots to No. 12 in this week’s NJCAA Division I National Men’s Basketball Top 25 rankings that were released on Tuesday (Dec. 12).
  • #FSWMBB Moves Up To No. 3 In Region 8 Rankings
    December 12, 2017
    Fresh off of an upset of the No. 4 team in the country (Tallahassee CC) at the Florida JUCO Shootout last weekend (Dec. 10), the FSW men’s basketball team moved up one spot into the No. 3 position in this week’s Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) NJCAA Region 8 Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll as released by the association on Tuesday (Dec. 12).
  • No. 10 #FSWMBB Knocks Off No. 4 TCC; Splits Pair Of Games At FL JUCO Shootout
    December 09, 2017
    The No. 10 FSW men's basketball team dropped a hard-fought game to No. 7 Eastern Florida (86-82), but bounced back with an 86-69 win over No. 4 Tallahassee CC at the Florida JUCO Shootout last weekend (Dec. 9-10) at Santa Fe College.
  • #FSWMBB Breaks Into Top 10 In NJCAA National Poll
    December 06, 2017
    Riding a 10-game winning streak and off to the best start in the program’s young history, the FSW men’s basketball team came in at No. 10 in the first regular season NJCAA Division I National Men’s Basketball Top 25 rankings that were released on Tuesday (Dec. 5). This marks the first time in program history that the Bucs were ranked in the Top 10.
  • #FSWMBB Ranked No. 4 In Region 8 Rankings
    December 05, 2017
    Riding a 10-game winning streak, the FSW men’s basketball team came in at No. 4 in this week’s Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) NJCAA Region 8 Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll as released by the association on Tuesday (Nov. 28). This marks the second consecutive week the Bucs were ranked No. 4 in the poll.
  • Former Players Gather to Honor Coach Thimlar
    December 03, 2017
    It was a night of reminiscing as former players came back to their alma mater to honor their coach and renew old friendships. On December 1, Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) hosted an alumni event at Suncoast Credit Union Arena at FSW, paying tribute to former Edison College basketball coach Hugh Thimlar.
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