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2016-17 Florida Southern Men's Basketball News

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    February 22, 2017
    Men's Basketball Falls Short at Barry MIAMI SHORES, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball mounted a furious rally late in the second half, but was unable to overcome a double-digit deficit in a 98-88 loss at Barry on Wednesday night.
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    February 18, 2017
    Men's Hoops Falls to Lynn in Home Finale LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball fell prey to the three-pointer in a 93-70 loss to Lynn on Saturday at Jenkins Field House.
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    February 15, 2017
    Men's Basketball Falls to Tampa at Buzzer TAMPA, FL - Marcel Robinson hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to cap off Tampa's second half comeback as Florida Southern College men's basketball fell to its Sunshine State Conference rival on Wednesday at the Martinez Center.
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    February 13, 2017
    Hanson Earns SSC Player of the Week Honors MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball freshman Brett Hanson has been named as the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday.
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    February 11, 2017
    Balanced Effort Helps Mocs Rally Past Eagles LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball had three players score 20 points to help erase a 10-point second-half deficit en route to a 110-100 win over Embry-Riddle on Saturday at Jenkins Field House.
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    February 09, 2017
    Volovic Named CoSIDA Academic All-District GREENWOOD, IN - Florida Southern College men's basketball senior Michael Volovic has been named by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as a CoSIDA Academic all-district selection, the organization announced on Thursday.
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    February 08, 2017
    Strong Second Half Pushes Mocs Past Panthers MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball had six players score in double figures as a strong second-half effort propelled it to an 86-71 win over Florida Tech on Wednesday at the Clemente Center.
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    February 06, 2017
    Spellman Earns Fourth SSC Defensive Player of the Week Award MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball sophomore Jarel Spellman has been named as the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the fourth time this season, the conference office announced on Monday.
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    February 04, 2017
    Spellman Breaks Blocks Record, Men's Hoops Rallies Past PBA WEST PALM BEACH, FL - Jarel Spellman set a new school record for career blocks as Florida Southern College men's basketball rallied past Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday at Rubin Arena.
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    February 03, 2017
    FSC Student-Athletes Partner with Soles 4 Souls LAKELAND, FL - Attention anyone with a closet! Those shoes you no longer want are desperately needed to fight the human tragedy of global poverty.
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    February 01, 2017
    Moccasins Fall to Saint Leo in Closing Seconds SAINT LEO, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball fell victim to a last-second three-pointer in a 68-65 loss at Saint Leo on Wednesday at the Bowman Center.
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    January 30, 2017
    Spellman Named SSC Defensive Player of the Week MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball forward Jarel Spellman has been named as the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the third time this season, the conference office announced on Monday.
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    January 28, 2017
    Men's Basketball Pulls Out Gritty Win Over NSU LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball picked up a key win with a gritty gritty 73-71 victory over Sunshine State Conference rival Nova Southeastern on Saturday at Jenkins Field House.
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    January 25, 2017
    Men's Basketball Comes Up Short Against Rollins LAKELAND, FL - LaBrian Shiflet scored 17 second-half points as Florida Southern College men's basketball nearly overcame a 22-point deficit in a 94-88 loss to Sunshine State Conference rival Rollins on Wednesday at Jenkins Field House.
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    January 18, 2017
    Moccasins' Win Streak Stops in Loss at Embry-Riddle DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball was unable to hang on to an early 10-point lead in an 83-64 loss at Embry-Riddle on Wednesday at the ICI Center.
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    January 16, 2017
    Spellman Earns Second SSC Defensive Player of the Week Honors Recorded 10 Blocks in Two Games
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    January 16, 2017
    Rauch Named SSC Player of the Week Recorded a Triple-Double
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    January 14, 2017
    Rauch's Triple-Double Lifts Mocs Past Tritons LAKELAND, FL - Jack Rauch recorded the third triple-double in school history, and Florida Southern College men's basketball picked up its third-straight win in an 87-79 victory over Eckerd on Saturday at Jenkins Field House.
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    January 11, 2017
    Men's Basketball Shoots Past Florida Tech, 98-90 LAKELAND, FL - Jarel Spellman scored a career-high 22 points and Florida Southern College men's basketball turned in its best shooting performance in over three years in a 98-90 win over Florida Tech on Wednesday at Jenkins Field House.
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    January 07, 2017
    Ross Scores 31 as Men's Hoops Tops NSU FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Tyler Ross turned in one of the best performance of his career to help lead Florida Southern College men's basketball past Nova Southeastern, 77-74, on Saturday at NSU Arena.
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    January 04, 2017
    Offense Struggles in Men's Hoops Loss at Lynn BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball struggled to find its offensive rhythm in an 80-56 setback on Wednesday at Sunshine State Conference rival Lynn.
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    December 30, 2016
    Men's Hoops Unable to Hold Off Tampa LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball was unable to hold on to an early double-digit lead in an 80-70 loss to Sunshine State Conference rival Tampa on Friday at Jenkins Field House.
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    December 17, 2016
    Men's Basketball Drops Final Non-Conference Contest to AUM LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball raced out to an early five-point lead, but went cold on offense and was unable to hang on to the advantage in a 99-81 loss to Auburn-Montgomery on Saturday at Jenkins Field House.
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    December 16, 2016
    Moccasins Power Past Golden Bears LAKELAND, FL - Jeremiah Davis turned in his fifth 20-point game of the season as Florida Southern College men's basketball cruise past visiting Miles College, 92-76, on Friday night at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (4-7) used lockdown defense in the first half to stifle the Golden Bears (2-7), and carried the momentum through the remainder of the game.
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    December 14, 2016
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    December 10, 2016
    Moccasins Come Up Just Short Against No. 14 Barry LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball erased a 13-point first-half deficit, but was unable to hold off No. 14 Barry in a 106-99 loss on Saturday at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (3-7, 2-2 SSC) trailed the Buccaneers (7-1, 4-1), 22-9 in the opening 10 minutes, but fought back to take a late second-half lead.
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    December 06, 2016
    Men's Hoops Signs Smith for 2017-18 LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball head coach Mike Donnelly has announced the signing of Tyler Smith (Richmond, IN/Northeastern), who will join the Moccasins in 2017-18. Smith is the third child in his family who will play collegiate basketball, joining his brothers Alex (Miami-Middletown) and Robert (Cincinnati State).
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    December 03, 2016
    Ross Leads Offensive Charge as Men's Hoops Cruises Past PBA LAKELAND, FL - Tyler Ross had the best game of his career and Florida Southern College men's basketball exploded for 70 second-half points in a 124-95 win over Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (3-6, 2-1 SSC) had three players score at least 20 points, and topped the Sailfish (5-3, 2-2) for the second-straight time.
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    November 27, 2016
    Molloy Slips Past Florida Southern, 86-83 LAKELAND, FL - Four players scored in double figured, but Florida Southern College men's basketball was unable to hang on to a late lead as it fell to Molloy, 86-83, on Sunday at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (2-6) held a one-point edge (81-80) with just over a minute to play, but the Lions (2-4) hit a pair of three-pointers in the final minute to steal the win.
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    November 26, 2016
    Second-Half Surge Leads Mocs Past Pacers LAKELAND, FL - Jeremiah Davis, Jack Rauch and Michael Volovic each scored 21 points and Florida Southern College men's basketball shot lights out in the second half to earn a 96-64 win over USC Aiken on Saturday at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (2-5) shot 66.7 percent (22-of-33) over the final 20 minutes and outscored the Pacers (3-1) 58-48 in the second half.
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    November 23, 2016
    Men's Hoops Makes Schedule Change MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball has flipped the location of its regular-season series with Sunshine State Conference rival Palm Beach Atlantic, the SSC announced on Wednesday.
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    November 21, 2016
    Volovic's Career Night Not Enough as Men's Hoops Falls at Rollins WINTER PARK, FL - Michael Volovic poured in a career-high 32 points and Florida Southern College men's basketball nearly completed a 16-point comeback in a 102-91 loss to Rollins on Monday at Warden Arena. The Moccasins (1-5, 1-1 SSC) led by as many as seven points in the opening two minutes, but the Tars (4-1, 1-0) defended their home court and won their Sunshine State Conference opener.
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    November 19, 2016
    Men's Basketball Falls to No. 3 Bellarmine at SCB Classic EVANSVILLE, IN - A 12-0 run by No. 3 Bellarmine late in the first half proved to be too much as Florida Southern College men's basketball lost, 97-61, on the final day of the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic. The Moccasins (1-4) led 22-21 with 7:10 to go in the first half, but the Knights (3-1) held Florida Southern scoreless for nearly five minutes and scored 12 unanswered points en route to the win.
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    November 18, 2016
    Southern Indiana Tops Men's Hoops at SCB Classic EVANSVILLE, IN - Jeremiah Davis poured in a seaso-high 21 points, but Florida Southern College men's basketball could not overcome a hot-shooting Southern Indiana team in a 108-94 loss on the first day of the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic on Friday at the Ford Center. The Moccasins (1-3) scored 56 second-half points, but the Screaming Eagles (3-0) used a 12-point halftime advantage and went to the free-throw line 44 times en route to the win.
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    November 16, 2016
    Men's Basketball to be Featured on ESPN3 BRISTOL, CT - Florida Southern College men's basketball will be featured on ESPN3 when it takes on No. 3 Bellarmine on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. (ET) as part of the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic in Evansville, IN.
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    November 16, 2016
    Late Run Propels Men's Basketball Past Saint Leo LAKELAND, FL - Michael Volovic poured in 22 points and three other players scored in double-digits as Florida Southern College men's basketball grabbed a 97-87 win over Saint Leo on Wednesday in the 2016-17 Sunshine State Conference opener. The Moccasins (1-2, 1-0 SSC) scored 17 points over the final 2:38 of regulation to close out the Lions (0-3, 0-1).
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    November 14, 2016
    Spellman Earns SSC Defensive Player of the Week Honors MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball sophomore Jarel Spellman has been named as the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
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    November 12, 2016
    Men's Hoops Edged Out by West Alabama ST. PETERSBURG, FL - LaBrian Shiflet scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures, but Florida Southern College men's basketball could not find a way to slip past West Alabama in a 74-69 loss on Saturday at the McArthur Center. The Moccasins (0-2) fell prey to a cold-shooting second half as the Tigers (1-1) scored 46 second-half points en route to the win.
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    November 11, 2016
    Men's Basketball Comes Up Just Short in Season Opener ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Jeremiah Davis hit a late three-pointer that nearly completed a 14-point comeback, but Florida Southern College men's basketball fell by a 73-70 final in Friday's season opener against Delta State. The game, which was played at the McArthur Center at Eckerd College, was the seventh all-time meeting between the Moccasins (0-1) and the Statesmen (1-0).
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    November 08, 2016
    Men's Basketball Tips Off on Friday LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball will tip off the 2016-17 season at the annual SSC/GSC Challenge on Friday in St. Petersburg. The Moccasins will face Delta State at 1 p.m. on Friday before finishing the weekend with a 1 p.m. contest against West Alabama on Saturday. The games will be played at the McArthur Center on the campus of Eckerd College.
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