Logan’s Browning leads Fairmont State in scoring

By Paul Adkins Sports Editor

December 27, 2013

Logan High School graduate Stevie Browning continues to have a fine sophomore season for Division II Fairmont State University.

Browning, a 6-foot-3 guard, is currently leading the team in scoring at 17 points per contest after 10 games.

Browning has started nine games and is 58-for-136 shooting from the floor for 42.6 percent. He has also made 19 3-pointers, the most on the team, and is 35-for-47 from the free throw line for 74.5 percent.

Browning also averages 5.2 rebounds per game and has 21 assists, a team-high 20 steals and seven blocked shots. He’s averaging 31.9 minutes per game.

Also on the Fairmont State roster is another Logan product in 6-7 redshirt freshman forward Trevor Andrews-Evans, who is averaging two points and three rebounds per game in three starts. Andrews-Evans also leads the team with 11 blocked shots. He has two steals and one assist.

Fairmont State is 7-3 overall and 2-2 in the Mountain East Conference heading into its next game on Jan. 4 at Urbana.

The Fighting Falcons most recently played on Dec. 19 in an 81-73 loss to No. 2-ranked Bellarmine. Fairmont won 114-48 on Dec. 16 at home over Ohio-Eastern and also took a 107-89 victory on Dec. 7 at home over West Virginia State.

Bellarmine shot nearly 60 percent from the floor in the game against Fairmont State at FSU’s Joe Retton Arena.

The Fighting Falcons rallied from a 12-point deficit but shot only 33 percent in the second half.

Browning led Fairmont State with 16 points on 5-for-16 shooting.

Fairmont State led by as many as 70 points in the Ohio-Eastern game. Browning led the Falcons with 17 points and was 4-for-7 from beyond the 3-point arc.