Benedict Bum-Rushes Panthers in Opener

The Florida Tech Men’s basketball season got off to a rough start Friday night, as the Benedict College Tigers came away with a 92-75 victory over the Panthers in the South Region Tip-off Challenge in Montgomery, Alabama. Sesan Russell, who made such a big impact when he joined the Panthers after Christmas break last year, […]

Florida Tech Falls in Season Opener

A scoring drought that lasted 2:59 in the fourth quarter was the deciding factor as the Florida Tech women dropped their season opener to West Georgia on Friday, 75-69 at the SSC/GSC Challenge in Tampa. Senior forward Aniquah Swan led the Panthers with 22 points, and sophomore guard November Morton had 13. Junior guard Fanny […]

Coil Leaves Lasting Legacy at Florida Tech

Florida Tech basketball center R.J. Coil did not get to end his senior season the way he, or Florida Tech coach Billy Mims wanted it to end, but that does not take away from what he accomplished during his time with the Panthers. “For his three years here, I think he goes down as one […]

Rollins Spoils Panthers Senior Night

  The Florida Tech women’s basketball team struggled on Senior Night, losing 64-50 to Rollins. Senior Tereza Sedlakova led the Panthers with 10 points, while Kailyn Ebb had six points and a team-high nine rebounds. “That game was won by Rollins on the glass,” said Panthers coach John Reynolds. “They outrebounded us 45-34 and had […]

Panthers Give Lynn All They Can Handle

The Florida Tech Panthers are not playing like the 8-18 team their record says they are. Saturday was further proof of that with the Panthers forcing overtime against the 12th-ranked Lynn Fighting Knights before falling in overtime, 76-71. This marks the Panthers eighth loss in a row. “A lot of people think success is measured […]

Eagles Upend Panthers in SSC Clash

The Embry-Riddle Eagles pulled off an 86-78 victory over the Florida Tech Panthers in men’s basketball on Wednesday. The loss was the seventh straight for the Panthers and their 13th in the last 15 games.  Derek Murphy scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half, but in the end it just wasn’t enough. […]

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 […]