2016-2017 Franciscan Men's Basketball News

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    February 18, 2017
    Barons' Season Comes to a Close in Buffalo BUFFALO, NY – The Franciscan men’s basketball team suffered a loss in the final game of the season as the Barons traveled to Medaille on Saturday afternoon but fell 89-57.
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    February 15, 2017
    Barons Push Streak to Three Wins CRESSON, Pa. – For the first time since Franciscan University brought varsity athletics back to campus the Baron men’s basketball team has won three games in a row as FUS defeated Mt. Aloysius 66-58 on the road, Wednesday night.
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    February 11, 2017
    Barons Cruise Past D'Youville on Senior Day STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan men’s basketball team gave graduating senior Derrick David a night to remember as the team sent him off with an 80-70 over D’Youville in David’s final game on Kuzma Court, Saturday.
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    February 08, 2017
    Barons Roll Past Bobcats STEUBENVILLE – It has been 431 days and 19 games since the last time the Franciscan men’s basketball team has won on its home court but a dominant team effort by the Barons snapped that streak with a 67-52 win over Pitt.-Greensburg, Wednesday night.
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    February 04, 2017
    Barons Fall to Hilbert on the Road BUFFALO, NY- The Franciscan men's basketball team shot 50.0% from the floor but Hilbert used a strong second half to defeat the Barons 91-73 at home on Sarturday
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    February 01, 2017
    Barons Struggle on the Road ALTOONA, Pa. - The Franciscan men's basketball struggled to get its offense going as the Barons fell on the road to Penn St.-Altoona, 81-56, Wednesday night.
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    January 28, 2017
    Panthers Out-Last Barons in Close AMCC Battle STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan men’s basketball team fought until the very last second but were narrowly edged out by Pitt.-Bradford, 79-71 Saturday afternoon.
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    January 25, 2017
    Barons Battle La Roche at Home STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan men’s basketball team faced a tough La Roche Red Hawk squad Wednesday night and despite battling back from a 32-point deficit, fell 75-54 in a mid-week AMCC matchup.
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    January 21, 2017
    Strong Second Half Leads Behrend Past FUS ERIE, Pa. – After a strong first half, the Franciscan men’s basketball team struggled to get going in the second and fell to Penn State Behrend, 91-51, Saturday afternoon.
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    January 18, 2017
    Barons Drop Nail Biter to MTA STEUBENVILLE – As time expired in regulation, freshman Matt Trent hit the final basket of the game but the Mount Aloysius Mounties held on for a 63-61 win over the Franciscan men’s basketball team in an AMCC nail-biter, Wednesday night.
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    January 14, 2017
    Barons Tripped Up by Medaille STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan men’s basketball team dropped a hard-fought game to Medaille Saturday afternoon as the Barons fell 81-54 in the AMCC matchup.
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    January 07, 2017
    Barons Outlasted by Spartans in Tight AMCC Matchup BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Franciscan men’s basketball team battled until the very end but the D’Youville Spartans were able to hang on for a 73-65 win in AMCC action, Saturday afternoon.
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    January 04, 2017
    Strong Second Half Leads to Barons First Win of the Year GREENSBURG, Pa. – The Franciscan men’s basketball team used a strong second half to propel the Barons to a convincing 87-72 win over Pitt.-Greensburg for their first win of the season and first win under head coach Joe Wallace.
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    December 17, 2016
    Hawks Stave of Late Run by the Barons STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan men’s basketball team battled until the final horn but visit Hilbert Hawks made 11 free throws in the final two minutes to hold off the Barons and win 81-69, Saturday afternoon.
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    December 10, 2016
    Mendicino Nets 22 in Barons' Loss to Pitt.-Bradford BRADFORD, Pa. – Freshman Michael Mendicino went off for 22 points but the Franciscan basketball team was unable to overcome a powerful Pitt.-Bradford offense as the Barons fell 73-59, Saturday afternoon.
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    December 07, 2016
    Barons Unable to Hold Off Penn State Altoona STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan men’s basketball team dropped a heart-breaking 83-66 loss to visiting Penn State Altoona, Wednesday night.
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    December 05, 2016
    Barons Fall in Road Battle to Bison BETHANY, W. Va. – The Franciscan men’s basketball team battled until the final horn but fell to non-conference opponent, Bethany (W. Va.), 79-63, Monday night.
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    December 03, 2016
    Barons Fall to Behrend at Home STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan men’s basketball team struggled to find rythym on offense and the Barons fell to the visiting Penn State Behrend Lions 81-43, Saturday afternoon.
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    November 30, 2016
    Perkins Nets 24 in Loss to La Roche PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Franciscan men’s basketball team suffered a 103-67 loss to host La Roche College Red Hawks in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opener for both teams, Wednesday night.
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    November 26, 2016
    Balanced Baron Offense Not Enough against Titans STEUBENVILLE - The Franciscan men’s basketball team once again saw a balanced scoring effort but the visiting Westminster Titans were able to stave off the Barons and win, 90-76, at Kuzma Court on Saturday afternoon.
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    November 22, 2016
    Barons Fall to Grove City GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Franciscan men’s basketball team fell to host Grove City, 79-61, Tuesday night.
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    November 19, 2016
    Sablan Named All-Tournament; Barons Fall in Consolation Game SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The Franciscan men’s basketball team battled against a tough Penn St.-Wilkes Barre squad, but ultimately fell to the Lions, 84-69 in the consolation game of the 2016 Susquehana College Pepsi Tip-Off Tournament, Saturday afternoon.
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    November 18, 2016
    Barons Fall to King's (Pa.) in Opening Game of Tip-Off Tournament SELINGSGROVE, Pa. – The Franciscan men’s basketball team dropped the opening game of the 2016 Pepsi Tip-Off Tournament host by Susquehana to King’s (Pa.), 85-62, Friday night.
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    November 15, 2016
    Barons Drop Season Opener to Chatham STEUBENVILLE – Despite strong play from the team’s first-year players, the Franciscan men’s basketball team dropped its season-opener to Chatham, 77-64, Tuesday evening.
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    July 11, 2016
    Franciscan University of Steubenville Announces New Men’s Basketball Coach STEUBENVILLE, OHIO—Vice President of Student Life, David Schmiesing, today announced Joe Wallace as the new head men’s basketball coach at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Wallace is a Wheeling, West Virginia, native who is returning to the Ohio Valley after an extensive career in NCAA Division I athletics.