2018-19 Florida Southern Men's Basketball News

  • Hanson Named SSC Defensive Player of the Week
    November 12, 2018
    MELBOURNE, FL - After helping lead Florida Southern College men's basketball to a pair of victories on opening weekend, junior guard Brett Hanson has been named as the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday. Hanson helped lead the No. 22 Moccasins to wins over West Alabama (76-68) and Delta State (79-74) by tallying nine steals and 13 rebounds (nine defensive) over the weekend.
  • Men's Basketball Knocks Off Delta State to Cap Perfect Weekend
    November 10, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Four different players scored in double figures as Florida Southern College men's basketball capped off a perfect opening weekend with a 79-74 win over Delta State on Saturday evening at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. The No. 22 Moccasins (2-0) got a huge second-half performance from Slinky Jones to help propel them over the Statesmen (0-2) in the final game of the GSC-SSC Classic.
  • Lawton Leads Men's Basketball Past UWA in Season Opener
    November 09, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Jonathan Lawton poured in a game-high 23 points as Florida Southern College men's basketball opened the 2018-19 season with a 76-68 victory over West Alabama on Friday afternoon at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. The No. 22 Moccasins (1-0) put together an incredible first half on offense by scoring 46 points in the first 20 minutes, and were able to hold off a late rally by the Tigers (0-1) to avenge last year's season-opening loss to UWA.
  • Moccasins Fall in Exhibition at Florida
    October 30, 2018
    GAINESVILLE, FL - A cold-shooting first half, along with the size and athleticism of a Southeastern Conference foe, proved too much to overcome as Florida Southern College men's basketball suffered a 95-70 loss in an exhibition contest at Florida on Tuesday night at the O'Connell Center.
  • Men's Basketball Set to Face Gators in Exhibition Contest
    October 29, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Under the bright lights of the O'Connell Center in Gainesville, Florida Southern College men's basketball will take the floor to face the Florida Gators on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in an exhibition contest. The Moccasins, who were picked to win the Sunshine State Conference last week, are taking on the Gators for the first time since the teams met for an exhibition in 2013.
  • Moccasins Picked to Win Sunshine State Conference
    October 25, 2018
    MELBOURNE, FL - After posting 21 wins a year ago and scoring a massive upset of top-seeded Morehouse in the first round of the NCAA South Regional, Florida Southern College men's basketball has been picked as the favorite to win Sunshine State Conference, the conference office announced on Thursday with the release of the SSC Preseason Coaches Poll.
  • Men's Hoops Ranked No. 23 by DII Bulletin
    October 09, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - After finishing 21-11 a year ago and upsetting top-seeded Morehouse in the first round of the NCAA Division II South Regional, Florida Southern College has been tabbed as the No. 23 team in the nation, according to the DII Bulletin Preseason Poll released this week.
  • Men's Basketball to Stage Alumni Weekend Dec. 15
    October 02, 2018
    The Florida Southern men's basketball program welcomes all former players, coaches, and their families to Alumni Weekend on Dec. 15. There will be an alumni game at 2 p.m. with the Moccasins taking on Lindenwood University later that evening at 5:30.
  • Moccasin Athletics Partners with AFSP to #StopSuicide
    September 24, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL ? Florida Southern College Athletics and its Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) have announced that the Moccasins will partner with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in a year-long effort to raise awareness and donations to help fight suicide.
  • Moccasins Set to Take on Gators in Exhibition
    August 28, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL – Florida Southern College men’s basketball head coach Mike Donnelly has announced that his squad will square off with the University of Florida when the Moccasins head to Gainesville to take on the Gators in an exhibition contest at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the O’Connell Center.
  • Men's Hoops to Play 17 Home Games in 2018-19
    July 09, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL – Florida Southern College men’s basketball head coach Mike Donnelly has announced his team’s schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 campaign. The Moccasins, who went 21-11 a year ago and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, will play 17 home games this year.