Panthers Struggle in Loss to Saint Leo

The Florida Tech women’s basketball team had their last shred of postseason hopes dashed Wednesday night when they lost to the Saint Leo Lions 58-52 at the Clemente Center.  Tereza Sedlakova led the Panthers with 17 points and November Morton finished with 16.   The Panthers (7-16, 3-12 SSC) scored seven points in the first […]

Early Deficit Dooms Panthers

The Florida Tech men’s basketball team was digging themselves out of a hole all day on Saturday, and in the end, Tampa proved to be too much, downing the Panthers 81-63 at the Bob Martinez Athletics Center.  Derek Murphy was the only Florida Tech player in double digits with 19 points. Darius Wright had nine […]

Sedlakova Keeps Panthers Hopes Alive

Tereza Sedlakova scored a game-high 24 points on Saturday and played all 40 minutes, helping the Florida Tech Panthers beat Barry 77-61 in a Sunshine State Conference showdown.  “If we don’t win today we don’t play in the postseason, because we wouldn’t even have the tiebreaker with the team in the eighth spot now, which […]

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). […]

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. […]

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 […]

Lions Dominate Second Half in Win Over FIT

The Saint Leo Lions outscored the Florida Tech Panthers 43-23 in the second half on Wednesday, en route to a 71-57 Sunshine State Conference win.  This game was so close statistically, with the Panthers shooting 18-of-48 from the field (37.5 percent) and the Lions going 19-of-47 (40.4 percent), and both teams were 7-for-18 (39 percent) […]

Panthers Doom Themselves Against NSU

The Florida Tech Panthers hosted #5 Nova Southeastern on Saturday at the Clemente Center and they were their own worst enemy, turning the ball over 27 times in an 82–62 loss to the undefeated Sharks.  “We shot ourselves in the foot,” said Panthers head coach Billy Mims. “We turned the ball over and we didn’t […]

Panthers Shock Southern in Statement Win

Florida Tech did what few thought was possible Wednesday, taking down the seventh-ranked Florida Southern Moccasins 77-59 in a Sunshine State Conference shocker. It was the first conference win of the season for the Panthers, who started the new year with one of the biggest wins in program history.  “I’ve been here 14 years now […]