2018-19 F&M Men's Basketball News

  • Men’s Basketball Collects NABC Academic Honors
    July 25, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s men’s basketball team received the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award, while J.C. McGrath and Ignas Slyka earned spots on the 2018-19 NABC Honors Court.
  • Season in Review: 2018-19 F&M Men's Basketball
    April 05, 2019
    The 2018-19 Franklin & Marshall men's basketball team overcame adversity, including the loss of several of the program's mainstays to graduation, posting a 15-11 record for their 11th straight winning season and garnering the program's 22nd Centennial Tournament appearance across the 25-year history of the Conference. Already the most victorious coach in Division III history, Glenn Robinson continued to climb the leaderboards as he finished the season with 967 career wins.
  • McGrath and Kupa Garner All-CC Recognition
    February 26, 2019
    Two members from the Franklin & Marshall men’s basketball team were named to the All-Centennial Team announced by the league office on Tuesday.  Senior J.C. McGrath earned a spot on the second team for the second year in a row, and sophomore Justin Kupa received All-CC honorable mention for the first time in his career.
  • Diplomats Fall to Shoremen in First Round of CC Playoffs
    February 19, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall dropped a heartbreaking 63-60 defeat to Washington in the first round of the men’s basketball Centennial Conference (CC) playoffs Tuesday evening. The loss ends F&M’s 2018-19 campaign with a 15-11 record as the Shoremen improved to 14-12 and advanced to CC semifinals on Friday against Swarthmore. 
  • Twenty-two Named to CC Winter AHR; Three Land All-Centennial Honors
    February 18, 2019
    A total of 22 Franklin & Marshall student-athletes, representing six sports, earned spots on the 2018-19 Centennial Conference (CC) Winter Academic Honor Roll, announced by the league office on Thursday.
  • F&M Travels to Washington in First Round Playoff Action - Week 12 Game Notes
    February 18, 2019
    The Diplomats are making their 22nd appearance in the CC Tournament across the 25-year history of the conference. F&M has compiled a record of 22-13 in the CC Playoffs and looks to win its ninth CC Championship -- 20th overall -- after winning the tournament in 2015-16.
  • Diplomats Dominate Bears; Secure Playoff Berth
    February 16, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall came away with a commanding 81-62 victory over Ursinus in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action Saturday in a 1:00 p.m. game in Collegeville. The win combined with a loss by Muhlenberg gives F&M a berth in the CC Playoffs.
  • Hopkins Defeats Diplomats
    February 13, 2019
    Johns Hopkins defeated Franklin & Marshall 69-55 in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action Wednesday evening. The Blue Jays improved to 16-8, 13-4 CC, while the Diplomats dropped to 14-10, 8-9 CC.
  • F&M Heads into Final Week of the Regular Season - Week 11 Game Notes
    February 12, 2019
    The Diplomats hold a 63-42 mark in the overall record against the Blue Jays, and have found a lot of success at home with a 23-6 record. F&M has a 36-20 mark in CC action, but the Blue Jays have come away with the last three meetings. F&M travels to Ursinus on Saturday, where the team has a slight edge on the Bears with a 13-9 road record. The Diplomats own the all-time series at 91-37 with a 28-16 mark in Centennial action.
  • Men's Basketball - F&M vs. Muhlenberg Video Highlights
    February 11, 2019
    Four players scored in double figures to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 76-70 win over Muhlenberg in Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball action Saturday.
  • Four Hit Double-Figures to Lift F&M Past Mules
    February 09, 2019
    Four players scored in double figures to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 76-70 win over Muhlenberg in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action Saturday. The Diplomats improved to 14-9, 8-8 CC, while the Mules fell to 12-11, 9-7 CC. Senior forward J.C. McGrath and manager Jordan Cohn were honored before the game in special senior day presentation.
  • F&M Heads into Final Two Weeks - Week 10 Game Notes
    February 06, 2019
    F&M travels to Dickinson for the 188th meeting on Wednesday. The Diplomats hold a 114-73 advantage overall and a 39-13 mark in Centennial action against the Red Devils and won the first meeting earlier this year.
  • Diplomats Take Down Devils
    February 06, 2019
    Three players scored in double-figures to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 65-60 victory over Dickinson in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action. F&M improved to 13-9, 7-8 CC and picked up the season sweep over Dickinson, while the Red Devils fell to 9-13, 7-8 CC.
  • Shoremen Slip Past Diplomats
    February 02, 2019
    Washington defeated Franklin & Marshall 74-69 in men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon. The win puts Washington at 10-11, 6-8 CC on the season, while the Diplomats fell to 12-9, 6-8 CC. 
  • Men's Basketball - F&M vs. Gettysburg Video Highlights
    January 31, 2019
    A late second-half surge helped to propel Franklin & Marshall over Gettysburg in Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball action Wednesday evening.
  • F&M Aiming to Bounce Back - Week 9 Game Notes
    January 30, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall is set to host rival Gettysburg for the 226th meeting, dating back to the opening matchup in 1903. The Bullets secured a win at home to open the 2018-19 series but the Diplomats maintain a 39-18 edge in Centennial Conference (CC) play.
  • Diplomats Battle Back to Defeat Bullets
    January 30, 2019
    A late second-half surge helped to propel Franklin & Marshall over Gettysburg in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action Wednesday evening. The Diplomats improved to 12-8, 6-7 CC while the Bullets dropped to 4-16, 3-10 CC.
  • Garnet Upend Diplomats
    January 26, 2019
    No. 17 Swarthmore pulled away with a narrow 75-68 victory over Franklin & Marshall in Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball action Saturday afternoon at the Mayser Center. The Garnet improved to 16-3, 9-3 CC, while the Diplomats fell to 11-8, 5-7 CC.
  • Diplomats Fall Short to Blue Jays
    January 24, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall fell just short in a 67-61 setback to Johns Hopkins in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action Thursday evening. The Diplomats dropped to 8-10, 5-6 CC, while the Blue Jays improved to 13-5, 10-1 CC
  • Hopkins & Swarthmore Slated This Week - Week 8 Game Notes
    January 23, 2019
    F&M holds a 63-41 mark in the overall record and Johns Hopkins and looks to use a 13-13 edge when playing in Baltimore to its advantage on Thursday. The Diplomats close out the week hosting Swarthmore holding a 78-26 edge against the Garnet with a 21-1 record when playing at home.
  • Men's Basketball - F&M vs. Haverford Video Highlights
    January 21, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall escaped with a 77-75 victory over Haverford in Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball action Saturday afternoon. 
  • Diplomats Edge Fords
    January 19, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall escaped with a 77-75 victory over Haverford in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats improved to 11-6, 5-5 CC with the win, while the Fords fell to 7-10, 3-7 CC.
  • Saturday Basketball Games Moved Up
    January 18, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s men’s and women’s basketball games on Saturday, Jan. 19 have been moved up to 12:00 p.m. (women’s) and 2:00 p.m. (men’s) due to the inclement weather forecast.
  • Diplomats to Face McDaniel and Haverford for Second Meeting - Week 7 Game Notes
    January 16, 2019
    The Diplomats hold an 82-26 edge against McDaniel, including a 38-12 mark in CC play, but the Green Terror took the earlier meeting this season with a 62-59 victory. F&M faces Haverford on Saturday with a massive 81-14 advantage in the all-time series, including a 38-5 mark in CC play. The Diplomats have an active 11-game winning streak against the Fords with a 63-60 win in December.
  • Kupa Leads Diplomats Past McDaniel
    January 16, 2019
    Justin Kupa scored a career-high 26 points to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 61-52 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action Wednesday evening. The Diplomats improved to 10-6, 4-5 CC, while the Green dropped to 5-11, 1-8 CC.
  • Diplomat Fall in Last Seconds to Bears
    January 12, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall suffered its second last-second defeat this week in a 62-60 setback to Ursinus in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats fell 9-6, 3-5 CC, while the Bears improved to 8-7, 5-3 CC.
  • Mules Take Down Diplomats
    January 10, 2019
    Muhlenberg defeated Franklin & Marshall 56-45 in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action Thursday evening. The Diplomats fell to 9-5, 3-4 CC, while the Mules improved their mark to 8-6, 5-2 CC.
  • Three Game Week Awaits Diplomats - Week 6 Game Notes
    January 08, 2019
    F&M hosts Washington on tonight to face the Shoremen for the 67th time. The Diplomats lead 50-16 in the all-time series and hold a 35-10 advantage in CC play. The Diplomats enter the game with an active six-game streak.
  • Washington Downs Diplomats in Final Seconds
    January 08, 2019
    Washington’s Alec Lewis hit a three with 1.4 seconds left to deliver a 45-42 win over Franklin & Marshall in Centennial Conference (CC) basketball action Tuesday evening. The Diplomats dropped to 9-4, 3-3 CC, while the Shoremen improved to 6-7, 2-4 CC.
  • Diplomats Roll Past Knights
    January 03, 2019
    Solomon Mathis had a career-high 20 points to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 71-53 victory over Neumann in men’s basketball action Thursday evening. The Diplomats improved to 9-3, while the Knights dropped to 9-5. 
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