Tars Spoil Senior Night in Double-OT

The Florida Tech Panthers had their season end on a wild Wednesday night at the Clemente Center with a 94-92 double-overtime loss against the Rollins College Tars. Prior to the game, the Panthers honored their five seniors. Phil Bernhard, Harry Craik, the Panthers all-time assist leader in Valur Valsson, Antonis Pefanis, and Derek Murphy. Coach […]

No. 10 Sharks Use Strong First Half to Beat Panthers

The Florida Tech men’s basketball team cut a 23-point deficit to eight on Saturday, but in the end, the 10th-ranked Nova Southeastern Sharks proved to be too much, beating the Panthers 95-81 at the Clemente Center. “I think they’re the deepest team in our league because they play 10 guys night in and night out,” […]

Panthers Drop Tough One at Tampa

The Florida Tech Panthers dropped their final road game of the season Wednesday, losing at Tampa 59-51. With the loss, the Panthers finish 0-10 on the road in the conference and go 0-12 overall away from the Clemente Center overall. Without a couple of top players on the floor for both teams, this wasn’t a […]

Valsson Sets Assist Mark in Panthers Win

Valur Valsson is the new all-time career assist leader at Florida Tech after he had 10 assists in the Panthers 77-70 win over Embry-Riddle on Saturday at the Clemente Center. Val now has 429 career assists one better than previous record holder Chris Carter. “Tonight, he had nine points, seven rebounds and he also had […]

Tritons Roll in Wire-to-Wire Win Over Panthers

The Eckerd Tritons rode a strong first half to a 90-78 victory over Florida Tech on Wednesday night at the McArthur Center in St. Petersburg. Florida Tech has now lost five in a row. Florida Tech (10-14, 4-12 SSC) had four players in double figures, led by Runako Ziegler, who finished with a game-high 25 […]

Mocs’ Maul Panthers in Lakeland

The sixth-ranked Florida Southern Moccasins showed why they are the number one team in the Sunshine State Conference on Saturday, beating the Florida Tech Panthers 112-82 at Jenkins Field House. It is the ninth consecutive loss on the road for the Panthers. Sesan Russell was the Panthers leading scorer, going for 34 points on 13-of-23 […]

Lynn Hangs on to Beat Panthers

The Florida Tech Panthers  (10-11, 4-9 SSC) got a career-high 28 points from Runako Ziegler and 25 from Derek Murphy, but in the end, it wasn’t enough as the Panthers fell to host Lynn, 97-88. Sesan Russell contributed 13 points. Murphy led the Panthers with six rebounds. Florida Tech shot 49.3 percent from the field, […]

Panthers Valiant Effort Falls Short at PBA

Things looked bleak for the Florida Tech Panthers early on Wednesday, but they made a game of it before coming up on the short end of an 88-74 score against Palm Beach Atlantic at Rubin Arena. The Sailfish (14-6, 7-5 SSC) had five guys in double figures led by Malek Barber, who finished with 19. […]

Murphy Shines in Panthers Loss at Rollins

Derek Murphy was not bothered by the Panthers bye week, as he scored 21 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in an 87-67 loss to Rollins on Wednesday night. This was the sixth double-double of the season for Murphy, who leads the Sunshine State Conference in scoring. Sesan Russell was the only other Panther in […]

NSU Throttles Panthers in Conference Play

In one of the uglier games Florida Tech has been a part of, the Nova Southeastern Sharks had seven players in double figures on Saturday, leading to a 102-56 victory at Rick Case Arena. Jake Maranville led the Sharks balanced scoring attack with 18 points, including 6-of-7 from three-point range. Eddie Puisus and Connor Zinaich […]