2019-20 Florida Southern Men's Basketball News

  • Hanson, Hinton Sweep SSC Player of the Week Awards
    December 09, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - After helping lead Florida Southern College men's basketball to a pair of victories last week, senior Brett Hanson and junior Jalyn Hinton have been named as the Sunshine State Conference Player and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively.
  • Mocs Rally Past Lindenwood in Overtime as Hanson Nets Career-High
    December 07, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Brett Hanson poured in a career-high 42 points as Florida Southern College men's basketball overcame a double-digit deficit to top Lindenwood, 98-96, on Saturday evening at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Carroll's Career Night Helps Mocs Top Saint Leo
    December 04, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Brandon Carroll scored a career-high 28 points and three other players scored in double figures as Florida Southern College men's basketball topped Sunshine State Conference rival Saint Leo, 86-76, on Wednesday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Men's Basketball Moves to No. 22 in NABC Coaches Poll
    December 03, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After going 2-0 with an upset of No. 7 Valdosta State last week, Florida Southern College men's basketball has jumped two spots in the latest NABC Coaches poll to No. 22. The poll, which was released on Tuesday afternoon, saw the 6-1 Moccasins earn 164 points.
  • Dambreville Named SSC Player of the Week
    December 02, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - After scoring a career-high 28 points in a win over New Haven and pouring in 23 in an upset of No. 7 Valdosta State, Florida Southern College men's basketball sophomore E.J. Dambreville has been named as the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday.
  • High-Flying Mocs Top No. 7 Valdosta State
    November 30, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Six different players scored in double figures, including three with 20 or more points, as Florida Southern College men's basketball knocked off the No. 7 team in the nation with a 105-94 victory over Valdosta State on Saturday night at Jenkins Field House and Streamline Sale Arena
  • Dambreville Scores 28 as Men's Basketball Rolls Past New Haven
    November 29, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - E.J. Dambreville scored a career-high 28 points and Florida Southern College men's basketball opened its home slate with a rousing 84-56 win over visiting New Haven on Friday evening at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Men's Hoops Ranked No. 24 Ahead of Home Opener
    November 27, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Despite suffering its first loss of the season last week Florida Southern College men's basketball remained in the top 25 of the latest NABC Coaches Poll, which was released by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Tuesday.
  • Hanson, Rodgers Help Mocs Sink Barry
    November 23, 2019
    MIAMI SHORES, Fla. - Jair Rodgers nailed six three-pointers and Brett Hanson tallied a double-double as Florida Southern College men's basketball took down Barry, 80-74, in Sunshine State Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Cesar Odio Court.
  • Basketball Doubleheader at NSU to be Featured on ESPN3
    November 20, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS - Florida Southern College men's and women's basketball will be featured as part of the NCAA Division II Basketball Showcase, the NCAA office announced on Wednesday.
  • Hinton's 23 Points Not Enough as FSC Men's Basketball Falls at ERAU
    November 20, 2019
    DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – The Florida Southern men’s basketball team, ranked No. 18 in the first NABC national coaches’ poll, never led in a 106-95 loss in the Sunshine state Conference opener at Embry Riddle. The Mocs would trail by as many as 17 points before trimming the lead to just two, but could not muster enough to take the lead. Four Mocs scored in double figures tonight, led by junior forward Jalyn Hinton‘s team-high 23 points. Senior guard Brett Hanson added 19, followed closely by sophomore guard Jair Rodgers with 18 and sophomore guard E.J. Dambreville with 17.
  • Men's Basketball Ranked No. 18 in NABC Coaches Poll
    November 19, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After starting the season with three-straight wins Florida Southern College men's basketball has cracked the top 25 of the first NABC Coaches Poll of the regular season, coming in at No. 18 when the National Association of Basketball Coaches released the poll on Tuesday.
  • Six Mocs Score in Double Figures as Men's Hoops Tops USC Aiken
    November 16, 2019
    AIKEN, S.C. - Jalyn Hinton scored a game-high 21 points and five other players scored in double figures as Florida Southern College men's basketball kept rolling with a 96-80 win over USC Aiken on Saturday at the Convocation Center.
  • Hanson Named SSC Player of the Week
    November 11, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. – After helping lead Florida Southern College men’s basketball to a 2-0 record on opening weekend, senior Brett Hanson has been recognized as the Sunshine State Conference Player, the conference office announced on Monday.
  • Hanson's Offense, Hinton's Defense Lead Mocs Past West Alabama
    November 10, 2019
    LIVINGSTON, Ala. - Another 20-point night from Brett Hanson and a block party from Jalyn Hinton helped lead Florida Southern College men's basketball past West Alabama, 76-59, in the final game of the GSC/SSC Challenge on Sunday afternoon at Pruitt Hall.
  • Mocs Cruise Past Delta State in Season Opener
    November 09, 2019
    LIVINGSTON, Ala. - A 53-point first half helped Florida Southern College men's basketball roll past Delta State, 92-74, in the 2019-20 season opener on Saturday evening in the GSC/SSC Challenge at Pruitt Hall on the campus of the University of West Alabama.
  • Men's Basketball Opens Play on Saturday
    November 08, 2019
    LIVINGSTON, Ala. - Florida Southern College men's basketball tips off its 2019-20 campaign when it faces Delta State and West Alabama this weekend at the annual GSC/SSC Challenge at Pruitt Hall on the campus of West Alabama.
  • Men's Hoops Selected Second in SSC Preseason Coaches Poll
    October 30, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - A year after winning the Sunshine State Conference Tournament championship and advancing to the semifinals of the NCAA Division II South Regional, Florida Southern College men's basketball has been selected to finish second in the SSC Preseason Coaches Poll, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
  • Moc Madness Slated for Oct. 29
    October 25, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College's Student-Athlete Advisory Council is set to host Moc Madness on Tuesday, Oct. 29 following the home volleyball contest against Saint Leo. The unofficial kickoff to the 2019-20 men's and women's basketball seasons, Moc Madness will also be used to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
  • Florida Southern Places in Top-10 Percent of Division II With Academic Success Rate of 90 Percent
    October 16, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Florida Southern College athletics continues to promote student-athlete success in the classroom as the department earned a Division II Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 for the 2012 cohort, the NCAA released on Wednesday. The 90 percent mark is tied for the highest mark that the department has ever earned, with the previous record set during the 2010 six-year cohort. 
  • Langston Joins Men’s Basketball Staff
    August 08, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Southern College men’s basketball head coach Mike Donnelly has announced the hiring of Greg Langston as the Moccasins’ new assistant coach.
  • Moccasin Spotlight: Jones to Play Pro Ball in Luxembourg
    July 30, 2019
    NEWBURGH, N.Y. - Ja’Kwan Jones holds a promise that he made to his mother in kindergarten close to his heart. Jones, who is known to most by his nickname Slinky, vowed to buy his mother, Valerie Carlton, a purple car and a purple house. Carlton would remind her son of the promise every chance she could as he grew up in Newburgh.
  • Cleary Helps Great Britain to FIBA U20 Quarterfinals
    July 29, 2019
    EL AVIV, Israel - Florida Southern College men's basketball sophomore Kai Cleary helped lead his native Great Britain to a quarterfinal appearance at the FIBA U20 Division A European Championships earlier this month.
  • Men's Basketball Names Captains for 2019-20
    July 18, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College men's basketball head coach Mike Donnelly has named his captains for the upcoming 2019-20 season. This year, the Moccasins will be captained by three seniors in Josh Brown, Brett Hanson, Jack Rauch, and one junior, Jacob Schner.
  • Men's Hoops Set for 15 Home Contests in 2019-20
    June 26, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Southern College men’s basketball is slated to play 15 home games in 2019-20 and will face a total of seven teams that advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament a year ago.