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 […]

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. […]

Schaneville Burns Saint Leo in OT Upset

Oh. My. @treyschanev hits the game-tying 3️⃣!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/6v0HjaftiO — Florida Tech Men's Hoops (@FloridaTechMBB) January 25, 2020 In what will likely be considered the game of the year at the Clemente Center, the Florida Tech Panthers overcame a furious run by the Saint Leo Lions on Saturday to win a very memorable basketball tilt, 99-93 […]

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 […]

Panthers Balanced Attack Leads to Win Over Tampa

The Florida Tech Panthers got back over the .500 mark on Wednesday with a very convincing 87-54 victory over the Tampa Spartans at the Clemente Center. Derek Murphy continued his impressive season, compiling a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds. He led a pack of five Panthers in double figures, including Sesan Russell (17), […]