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 […]

Barry’s Barrage of Threes Overwhelms Panthers

Derek Murphy led the Panthers with 16 points, while Darius Wright finished with 13 off the bench. Trey Schaneville hit three triples in the first half as the Panthers tried to claw their way back. He ended the day with nine points.   Florida Tech’s bench outscored Barry 39-33, but the Bucs controlled everything else, […]

Tiffin Holds Off Furious FIT Comeback

Despite a 16-0 run late in the game Wednesday, the Florida Tech Panthers lost 78-74 to the Tiffin Dragons, in the final game of the 2018 Florida Tech Winter Classic.  Panthers Head Coach Billy Mims sat down with his daughter Courtney, following the game for his postgame interview. Courtney was the color commentator on the […]

Second-Half Surge Keeps Panthers Win Streak Alive

The Florida Tech Panthers used a 50-point second half to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat on Tuesday, taking down Flagler 76-73 in a non-conference battle, resulting in the Panthers fifth straight victory. Panthers coach Billy Mims earned his 200th win on Saturday and it took him three days to get 201. Current Sunshine […]

Panthers Win Thanksgiving Tournament Title

The Florida Tech Panthers had all five starters in double figures Saturday, beating Concordia St. Paul 95-89 in the Championship game of the annual Florida Tech Thanksgiving tournament. This was the fifth consecutive title game win for the Panthers in this tournament. The Panthers (4-1) handed both Puerto Rico Bayamon and Concordia their first loss […]