FACC BASKETBALL
Seasonal Information
 
 
  2017-18  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Joey Church joins the FACC as owner of the Commonwealth franchise. He changes the name to the Shiloh Pilots.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The Pensacola franchise remains unowned as of 2/25/2018.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The FACC Draft was held for the first time at Stokeridge Tavern in Oak Ridge, NC.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Victory Sports owner, Tom Welborn, passed away on December 16, 2017. A decision was made to name the championship trophy after him in his honor.  
     
  2016-17  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges A league decision is made to expand the league from 12 teams to 14 for the 2017-18 season. As of 9/1/2017 both expansion teams were still unowned.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Ronnie Thomas wins the FACC Championship, his fourth.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Frankie Thomas wins the NCAA Championship, his first.  
     
  2015-16  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Brandon Welborn does not return for the 2015-16 season. Ownership of the Carolina Tech program is awarded to Cameron and Christian Sawyer.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Eddie Martin does not return for the 2015-16 season. Ownership of the St. Edwards (changed to Mid-Atlantic after Eddie's departure) program was turned over to John Ashford, who retained the name.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Ronnie Thomas wins the FACC Championship, his third.  
     
  2014-15  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All twelve owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The draft is moved to J.P. Loonies in Oak Ridge.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Brandon Welborn wins the FACC Championship, his third.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The NCAA Tournament feature, which was eliminated in 2011, was reinstated.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Brandon Welborn wins the NCAA National Championship.  
     
  2013-14  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The ACC expands to 15 teams with addition of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame. Owners vote to leave the FACC at twelve teams.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All twelve owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The FACC holds a live draft, as opposed to an absentee event for the first time at Walkertown Park.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Ronnie Thomas repeats as FACC Champion (second championship).  
     
  2012-13  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Ami Sawyer does not return for the 2012-13 season. Ownership of the Coastal Capital franchise is transferred to Tom Allen who changes the name to the Hatfield & McCoy University (Shooters).  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Larry McGarvey does not return for the 2012-13 season. Ownership of the Alleghany State franchise is transferred to Eddie Martin who changes the name to St. Edwards.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Ronnie Thomas wins the FACC Championship, his first.  
     
  2011-12  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Robert Perdue decides not to return for the 2011-12 season. Ownership of the Abbott's Creek franchise is transferred to Ami Sawyer, who changes the name to Coastal Capital University Great Whites.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The league votes to eliminate the four-game non-conference schedule (These extra weeks will be needed for possible FACC\ACC expansion) and the NCAA Tournament feature.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Scottie Wilkins wins the FACC Championship, his first.  
     
  2010-11  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All twelve owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Prior to the start of the regular season, the league votes to eliminate the NCAA Tournament feature after the conclusion of the 2010-11 season.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Brandon Welborn wins the FACC Championship, his second.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Larry McGarvey wins the NCAA National Championship, his first.  
     
  2009-10  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All twelve owners from the 2008-09 season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The FACC introduces the new "NCAA Tournament" feature.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Brandon Welborn wins the FACC and NCAA Championships, both firsts.  
     
  2008-09  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Erin Sawyer decides not to return for the 2008-09 season. Ownership of the Far Eastern University program is transferred to Larry McGarvey, who changes the name to the Alleghany State Alley Cats.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Derek Vernon decides not to return for the 2008-09 season. Ownership of the Wentworth program is transferred to Allan Clarke, who changes the name to Petone University Panthers.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Frankie Thomas decides to change the name of his program from Hampton Roads to Wentworth. He retained the Warriors moniker.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Frankie Thomas wins the FACC title, his first.  
     
  2007-08  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All 10 team owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The FACC expands to 12 teams with two new expansion teams (Wentworth University-Derek Vernon and Siloam University-Scottie Wilkins).  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn wins the FACC title, his first.  
     
  2006-07  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All 10 team owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Tom Welborn wins the FACC title, his first.  
     
  2005-06  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Andy Thomas decides not to return for the 2005-06 season. Ownership of the Belews Creek program is handed over to Brandon Welborn, who changes the name to Carolina Tech "Blue Raiders".  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Frankie Thomas changes his school's moniker from "Runners" to "Warriors".  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges James Sawyer wins the FACC title, his first.  
     
  2004-05  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All seven team owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Three new owners enter the league and take ownership of the three existing phantom teams:  
            * Erin Sawyer assumed ownership of Wright University and changed the name to Far Eastern Pennsylvania.  
            * Andy Thomas assumed ownership of Jefferson University and changed the name to University of Belews Creek.  
            * Frankie Thomas assumed ownership of Hampton Roads University. He retained the name.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Cory Wilkins wins the FACC title, his first.  
     
  2003-04 (The first year)  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The FACC is created as a 10-team league.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Seven owners participated the first year:  
            Tom Welborn - Victory Sports University  
            David Welborn - Bodie Island Oceanographic Institute  
            Cory Wilkins - Wilkins University  
            Kenny Coates - Coates University  
            James Sawyer - Pennsylvania Institute of Nuclear Engineering  
            Robert Perdue - University of Abbott's Creek  
            Ronnie Thomas - Rockingham County University  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges In order to create a ten-team format, three un-owned phantom teams needed to be created:  
            Hampton Roads University "Runners" (Southern University initially, but the name was changed prior to the season).  
            Jefferson University "Patriots"  
            Wright University "Flyers"  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges One of the unowned teams (Wright University) wins the first ever FACC title.