Tag: Rise Academy

Fishburne rolls past Rise Academy, 91-54

Fishburne got 22 points from Chris Shields and coasted to a 91-54 win over Rise Academy (Philadelphia, Pa.) on Thursday at Alumni Memorial Gym in Waynesboro.

Fishburne PG basketball holds at #2 in national poll

The updated NextUp national Top 10 for postgrad basketball teams has Fishburne Military School holding at #2. FMS (14-2) defeated Rise Academy 89-84 Thursday in its return from the holiday break.

Fishburne postgrad basketball nips Rise Academy, 89-84

The Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball knew it was in for a tough game after a nearly month-long layoff. The Caissons almost got more than what they wanted.

Fishburne postgrad basketball team starts 2014 at #2

Fishburne Military School’s postgrad basketball team is ranked second in this week’s NextUp Top 10 national poll. FMS (13-2) moved up a spot from #3 in the final pre-holiday rankings.

JMU basketball defeats San Jose State, 79-66

JMU pulled away with a 9-0 run to close the first half and got a career-high 19 points from sophomore forward Taylor Bessick (Philadelphia, Pa./Rise Academy) in a 79-66 victory over San Jose Stateon Sunday afternoon on the final day of the NIU Invitational at the NIU Convocation Center.

JMU basketball loses to Milwaukee, 77-66

Jordan Aaron had five of Milwaukee’s 11 three-pointers as part of a 24-point effort as James Madison fell 77-66 on the second day of the NIU Invitational on Saturday at the NIU Convocation Center. UWM improved to 3-1 with its third straight victory and second of the invitational. JMU fell to 1-2 in the first meeting between the programs.

Fishburne PGs host Tip-Off Challenge

The Fishburne Military School 2013 Holiday Inn Express-Waynesboro Tip-Off Challenge will bring some of the top prep basketball talent in the country to Waynesboro Nov. 7-9. Top recruits playing in the tournament include FMS stars Tre’ Harris (Kansas State), Jabari Craig (Southern Cal) and Jordan Tyson (St. Bonaventure).