Since the start of the 2023 season, the FACS Crusader boys' varsity basketball team has progressed consistently in its offensive and defensive play. Under the leadership of Head Coach Dee Wilkes and Assistant Coach Melvin Wilkes, the Crusaders advance to a win-loss record of 13-4 and 5-1 in district play, according to MaxPrep Sports, positioning the team second in its division, Division II-A West. The most recent win against a physical St. George's team, with a final score: 65-63, builds on the momentum for the Crusaders.
Next, the Crusaders take on Margolin Hebrew Academy on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at home. Tip off is at 7:30 p.m. To keep up with scores and upcoming games, check out the program's official Instagram account @facsvbasketball.
Hoop Highlights | Crusaders vs. St. George's Independent School
Hoop Highlights | Crusaders vs. MUS at FedEx Forum
Recently, the boys' varsity basketball team had the unique opportunity to play at the FedEx Forum against, Memphis University School. The Crusaders pulled out a win, bringing their record to 1-0 at the FedEx Forum. When asked about the game, some of the playful sentiment included: "We're coming for you, Grizzlies." We believe our student-athletes, with the right amount of work and attitude, can do anything they set their minds to do.