2018-19 Florida Southern Men's Basketball News

  • Moccasins Ink Six for 2019-20
    May 09, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball head coach Mike Donnelly has announced the addition of six players to his team's roster for the upcoming 2019-20 campaign.
  • Mattson, Holmes Earn Pat McFadden Awards
    April 24, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College held its annual Athletic Academic Awards Banquet on Monday evening as it recognized its top student-athletes in an event held at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. More than 500 student-athletes, coaches, staff, and invited guests were in attendance.
  • Lawton Named NABC All-American
    March 26, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, MO - Florida Southern College men's basketball standout Jonathan Lawton has been named as an NABC all-American, the National Association of Basetball Coaches announced on Tuesday.
  • Lawton Earns Second All-America Nod
    March 26, 2019
    ALBANY, NY - Jonathan Lawton earned his second all-America honor of the day when the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) announced its men's basketball all-America teams on Tuesday.
  • Drew Howard Named Director of Athletics & Dean of Wellness
    March 25, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL – Florida Southern College President Dr. Anne B. Kerr has announced the appointment of Drew Howard as the Moccasins’ new Director of Athletics & Dean of Wellness. The announcement was made on Monday during a press conference at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Lawton, Hanson Named to NABC All-District Team
    March 25, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, MO - Florida Southern College men's basketball standouts Jonathan Lawton and Brett Hanson have been named as NABC all-district selections, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced on Monday. Lawton was a first-team selection for the South District, while Hanson earned second-team honors.
  • Mocs' NCAA Tourney Run Ends in Semifinals
    March 17, 2019
    FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - A hot-shooting opponent proved to be too much as Florida Southern College men's basketball saw its season come to an end in an 88-78 loss to Lynn in the semifinals of the NCAA South Regional on Sunday at Rick Case Arena
  • Jones' Big Second Half Sends Mocs to Regional Semifinal
    March 16, 2019
    FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - Slinky Jones poured in a game-high 23 points as Florida Southern College men's basketball erased a seven-point haltime deficit to rally past Delta State, 78-72, in the first round of the NCAA South Regional on Saturday afternoon at Rick Case Arena.
  • Men's Basketball Opens Regional Play on Saturday
    March 15, 2019
    FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - After a magical run through the Sunshine State Conference Tournament that saw Florida Southern College men's basketball captured its 24th SSC Tournament title, the No. 25 Moccasins (24-7) are set to return to the NCAA Tournament for the 31st time when they face Delta State in the first round of the NCAA South Regional on Saturday at Rick Case Arena in Ft. Lauderdale.
  • Lawton Earns South Region Player of the Year, Hanson Named to Second Team
    March 15, 2019
    DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Florida Southern senior guard Jonathan Lawton is the 2018-19 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) South Region Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, receiving top billing on the D2CCA All-South Region Team.
  • Men's Hoops Upsets Nova Southeastern to Win SSC Championship
    March 10, 2019
    FT. LAUDERDALE - Florida Southern College men's basketball captured its 24 Sunshine State Conference Tournament title with a 92-84 win over top-seeded Nova Southeastern on Sunday afternoon at Rick Case Arena.
  • Mocs Stifle Knights to Advance to SSC Championship Game
    March 09, 2019
    FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - A stifling defensive effort by Florida Southern College men's basketball proved to be the difference in a 74-65 win over Lynn on Saturday night in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament semifinals at Rick Case Arena.
  • Lawton Named SSC Player of the Year, Hanson Earns Second-Team Honors
    March 07, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FL - Jonathan Lawton was named as the SSC Player of the Year and Brett Hanson earned second team all-SSC honors when the Sunshine State Conference announced its 2018-19 men's basketball awards on Thursday.
  • Jones' Buzzer-Beater Sends Mocs to SSC Semifinal
    March 06, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Slinky Jones hit a layup at the buzzer and Jonathan Lawton scored six points in the final two minutes to lift Florida Southern College men's basketball to an 80-78 victory over Saint Leo in the quarterfinal round of the Sunshine State Conference Tournament on Wednesday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Mocs Top Tars on Senior Night
    March 02, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - In a game that featured nine ties and 15 lead changes, Florida Southern College men's basketball came out a winner on Senior Night with a 105-100 victory over Sunshine State Conference foe Rollins.
  • Mocs Come Up Short at Saint Leo
    February 27, 2019
    SAINT LEO, FL - Brett Hanson and Jonathan Lawton combined for 59 points, but Florida Southern College men's basketball came up short in an 85-78 defeat at Saint Leo on Wednesday at the Bowman Center.
  • Men's Basketball Falls to Barry at Home
    February 23, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - A poor shooting night overall and a red-hot opponent proved too much to overcome as Florida Southern College men's basketball fell to Barry, 92-81, on Saturday evening at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Florida Southern Shoots Past Eckerd
    February 20, 2019
    ST. PETERSBURG - Jonathan Lawton scored 24 points to lead six players in double figures as Florida Southern College men's basketball scored 50 points in the second half of a 91-80 victory over Eckerd on Wednesday night at the McArthur Center.
  • #Vote4Slinky: Jones Named to Dark Horse Dunker Competition
    February 18, 2019
    CHICAGO - Florida Southern College men's basketball senior Slinky Jones has been selected as one of 16 participants for the 2019 Dark Horse Dunker Competition.
  • Men's Basketball Falls to Lynn in OT
    February 16, 2019
    BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball scored 56 points in the second half to erase an 11-point halftime deficit and force overtime but was unable to come away with a win in a 99-98 loss to Lynn in Sunshine State Conference action on Saturday afternoon at the de Hoernle Center.
  • Lawton Named to Top 50 List for Bevo Francis Award
    February 15, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, MO – Florida Southern College men's basketball standout Jonathan Lawton has taken one more step towards one of the most prestigious awards in the country when he was named to the top 50 for the Bevo Francies Award.
  • Mocs Win Sixth in a Row, Complete Season Sweep of PBA
    February 13, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Four different players scored in double figures as Florida Southern College men's basketball picked up its sixth-straight win, 89-85, over visiting Palm Beach Atlantic in Sunshine State Conference action on Wednesday at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Men's Hoops Downs Eagles for Fifth Win in a Row
    February 09, 2019
    DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Jack Rauch scored 21 points and Florida Southern College men's basketball led for more than 31 minutes as it rolled to its fifth-straight win, 90-73, over Embry-Riddle on Saturday evening at the ICI Center.
  • Mocs Light Up Panthers for Fourth-Straight Win
    February 06, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Four different players scored in double figures and Florida Southern College men's basketball set a season-high for points in a 103-92 victory over Florida Tech on Wednesday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Hanson Named SSC Player of the Week
    February 04, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FL - After leading Florida Southern College men's basketball to a pair of wins, including a massive upset of No. 5 Nova Southeastern, junior guard Brett Hanson has been named as the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week, the SSC office announced on Monday
  • Men's Basketball Earns Statement Win Over No. 5 Nova Southeastern
    February 02, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - A pair of late three-pointers by Jonathan Lawton helped Florida Southern College men's basketball pick up its biggest win of the season in an 87-82 victory of fifth-ranked Nova Southeastern on Saturday evening at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Strong Second Half Propels Mocs Past Spartans
    January 30, 2019
    TAMPA, FL - A 49-point showing in the second half helped propel Florida Southern College men's basketball past Tampa, 88-71, in Sunshine State Conference action on Wednesday night at the Bob Martinez Center.
  • Moccasins Rally from 24-Point Deficit to Stun Saint Leo
    January 23, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - A 48-point outburst in the second half helped erase a 24-point deficit as Florida Southern College men's basketball completed a massive comeback in an 86-83 win over Sunshine State Conference rival Saint Leo on Wednesday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • We Back Pat and $2 Off Admission Special Set for Wednesday Night
    January 21, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - As Florida Southern College men's and women's basketball hit the heart of their Sunshine State Conference schedules, FSC Athletics has announced several gameday promotions for fans and students at upcoming games over the next several weeks.
  • Jones Earns SSC Defensive Player of the Week Honors
    January 21, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FL - After holding one of the Sunshine State Conference's leading scorers to just four points and helping Florida Southern College men's basketball pick up a big home win at Eckerd, Moccasin senior forward Slinky Jones has been selected as the SSC Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
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