No. 1 NSU Survives Scare From Panthers

Header pic: Sean Houpt (#11), Mate Papai – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech men’s basketball season came to an end Tuesday night with an 89-77 loss to the number only undefeated team in the country, the Nova Southeastern Sharks. It was a game effort from the Panthers, who could have folded their tent […]

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 […]

Panthers Beat PBA, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Header pic credit: Florida Tech Athletics Florida Tech beat Palm Beach Atlantic in a Sunshine State Conference men’s basketball game on Wednesday. Scoring a crucial 76-64 victory at the Clemente Center. It was the Panthers’ third win in four games, which gives them an outside shot at the SSC Tournament going into Saturday’s regular-season finale. […]

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 […]

Starters Propel Panthers Past Lynn

Pic credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech men’s basketball team got their first win since December 19 on Saturday, beating Lynn 84-78 in Boca Raton. “I expected it to be that kind of game because every game in the SSC is tough,” said Panthers head coach Billy Mims by phone after the game. “It […]

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 […]

ERAU Escapes With Win Over Panthers

Header pic: Sesan Russell The Florida Tech men’s basketball team traveled to Daytona on Wednesday and gave a loaded Embry-Riddle team all they could handle before fading down the stretch in a 70-61 loss to the Eagles. Florida Tech (9-10, 3-8) had the deficit down to two at a couple of points in the second […]

Rollins Escapes with Win Over Panthers

Header pic: Josh Mims – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech Panthers led for 30:53 on Saturday but Rollins led when it mattered, outlasting the Panthers 67-65 at the Clemente Center. This was the seventh straight loss for the Panthers, who are now 9-9 overall and 3-10 in the conference. “I was looking up […]

Harris Earns Double-Double in Loss to Lions

Header pic: Niall Harris – credit: Florida Tech Athletics On Saturday, the Florida Tech men’s basketball team continued to struggle, losing 78-61 at Saint Leo. The Panthers dropped to 9-7 overall and 3-8 in Sunshine State Conference play. The Lions improved to 7-9, (4-7 SSC). The leading scorer for the Panthers was Niall Harris, who […]

Florida Tech Struggles Against Lynn

It was a rough day at the Clemente Center for the Florida Tech men’s basketball team on Saturday. The Panthers lost to the fighting Knights 84-68 in a Sunshine State Conference clash. “Lynn beat us on every position on the floor today,” said Panthers coach Billy Mims in his postgame interview. “We couldn’t defend, we […]