Tritons Ride Strong Second Half to Victory

The Florida Tech Panthers visited the Eckerd Tritons Saturday, playing their second straight game without R.J. Coil and held their own, leading at halftime, before ultimately fading in the second half and dropping an 87-77 decision.  Derek Murphy finished one rebound shy of a double-double, going for 18 points and nine boards. Freshman Sesan Russell […]

Tritons Topple Panthers in Women’s Hoops

The Florida Tech women struggled against a very potent Eckerd Tritons team Saturday, falling 71-39 in St. Petersburg. Zoe Richards finished with 19 points in 19 minutes to lead the Tritons, and Abby Whiteye finished the day with a double-double, scoring 16 points and pulling down 11 rebounds.  The Panthers did not have a double-digit […]

Three-Ball Carries Panthers Over Rollins

The Florida Tech Panthers earned their second Sunshine State Conference win of the season Wednesday, cruising to an 88-65 win over the Rollins College Tars in Winter Park. The win snaps a five-game losing streak for the Panthers.  Florida Tech (8-10, 2-8 SSC) shot the lights out from downtown, hitting 18-of-43 threes overall (41.9 percent). […]

Rollins Comes Back to Beat FIT

In a hard-fought low scoring affair in Winter Park on Wednesday, the Rollins College Tars came back to beat the Florida Tech Panthers 58-54 in a Sunshine State Conference women’s basketball contest.  Tereza Sedlakova led the Panthers with 18 points and Aniquah Swan finished a double-double, scoring 10 points and pulling down 10 boards.  Florida […]

Strong Second Half Propels Panthers to Victory

The Florida Tech women’s basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 72-46 victory over the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish on Saturday at the Clemente Center.  FIT finished the day 26-for-67 from the field (38.8 percent). They were 7-for-14 from three-point range and made 13-of-19 free throws (68.4 percent).  Amanda Allen led the Panthers […]

Russell Scores 21 in Panthers Debut

The Florida Tech Panthers lost their fifth straight game Saturday, falling to Palm Beach Atlantic 71-67 at the Clemente Center. The Panthers were their own worst enemy inthisone, turning the ball over 29 times. leading to 33 Sailfish points.  “Missed free-throws and turnovers, that was the difference in the game,” said Panthers coach Billy Mims. […]

Panthers Besieged by Threes in Loss to ERAU

The Embry-Riddle Eagles handed the Florida Tech Panthers their fourth straight loss Wednesday, with a lopsided 102-68 victory on the Panthers home court. It is the largest point differential in a Panthers loss this season.  The Eagles shot 64.9 percent from the floor on this night, including an astonishing 18-for-28 (64.3 percent) from three-point range. […]

Panthers Falter in Fourth Quarter

It was a tale of two quarters on Wednesday, as the Florida Tech women’s basketball team lost to Embry-Riddle 60-46 in a Sunshine State Conference game at the Clemente Center.  The Panthers 5-11, 1-7 SSC) scored eight points in the first quarter and were able to overcome that. What they couldn’t overcome was the four […]

Lynn Foils Panthers Upset Bid

The Florida Tech Panthers gave the Lynn Fighting Knights a scare Saturday, before ultimately running out of time and losing 59-57 in a Sunshine State Conference game in Boca Raton.  The Panthers (7-8, 1-6 SSC) used an 11-1 run in the last four minutes of the game to make it a 58-57 game, but Jamal […]

Morton Scores 22 in Loss to Lynn

November Morton scored a career-high 22 points for the Panthers in Saturday’s 60-56 Sunshine State Conference loss at Lynn. The win was the eighth straight for the Fighting Knights.  The Panthers (5-10, 1-6 SSC) committed 21 turnovers and Lynn scored 28 points off those turnovers. Inthe end, that was the difference in the contest.  Florida […]