Panthers Clinch Postseason Berth on Senior Day

Runako Ziegler – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech Panthers honored their seniors on Saturday before beating the Eckerd Tritons 93-86 at the Clemente Center in the men’s basketball regular-season finale. With the victory, the Panthers earned a spot in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament as the eighth seed. Runako Ziegler scored 26 points […]

Upset-Minded Panthers Take Tampa to Limit

Header pic: Sesan Russell – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech men’s basketball team erased a 16-point deficit on Saturday before falling 74-72 in overtime to the Tampa Spartans at Bob Martinez Center. Sesan Russell (26 points, nine rebounds), and Sean Houpt (22 points seven rebounds) were the only Panthers in double figures. Max […]

Panthers Stun No. 25 Barry in SSC Clash

Header pic: Sean Houpt – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech Panthers pulled off a huge upset Wednesday night, beating the 25th-ranked team in the country in the Barry Buccaneers 70-67 at the Clemente Center in Melbourne. Barry (16-6, 11-6 SSC) averages 92 points a game this season and the 67 they scored against […]

Nova Keeps Perfect Record Intact Against Panthers

The No. 2 ranked Nova Southeastern Sharks played like it on Saturday, beating Florida Tech 115-58 at the Clemente Center. Turnovers and a smothering NSU defense were the difference in this one, as the Panthers played well for the first 11 minutes or so, and then the Sharks took over. The Panthers turned the ball […]

Panthers Get Short-Changed Against FSC

Header pic: Niall Harris – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech men’s basketball team was on their game Wednesday night but Florida Southern’s late run snatched it away from the Panthers with the Mocs’ winning 81-78 at home in Lakeland. “I’ve been coaching for 41 years and that might be the most frustrating loss […]

Roney Scores 30 in Triple-OT Loss to Barry

Header Pic: Hanna Roney – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics Florida Tech (2-12, 0-9 SSC) and Barry played one of the wildest games you will ever see on Wednesday at Miami Shores, with the Buccaneers (10-2, 7-1 SSC)  coming out on top, 92-89 in three overtimes. “I didn’t think we played well in the first half […]

Panthers Fall to #17 Barry

Header pic: Sean Houpt – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech Panthers (9-5, 3-6 SSC) lost to the 17th-ranked Barry Buccaneers on Wednesday, 89-69 at Miami Shores. Florida Tech was stuck in traffic and got to the Barry Campus after 8:00 p.m., but with the women’s game going into triple overtime, they were able […]

Spartans Spoil Panthers Return

Header pic: Runako Ziegler – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics After a 19-day layoff due to the Christmas break and Covid protocols, the Florida Tech basketball team returned to the court Saturday, hosting the Tampa Spartans. Things did not go well, with the Spartans rolling to a 92-72 Sunshine State Conference victory at the Clemente Center. […]

No. 21 Tampa Throttles Florida Tech Women

On Saturday, Florida Tech (2-11, 0-8 SSC) suffered a 65-38 loss to the Tampa Spartans at the Clemente Center. The Panthers are still dealing with some players being in protocol but had a decent chunk of their lineup playing after eight players were out at one point. That wasn’t enough to overcome the 21st-ranked Spartans. […]

Mocs’ Maul Panthers in Women’s Hoops

Header pic: Lina Stranger-Johannessen – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Southern Moccasins (2-4, 1-1 SSC) got an 81-62 victory over the Florida Tech Panthers (1-6, 0-2 SSC) on Wednesday in a Sunshine State Conference game at the Clemente Center. Florida Southern averages around 61 points a game and they came out firing on all cylinders […]