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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 […]

Panthers Suffer Tough-Luck Loss at FSC

The Florida Tech Panthers hung with the Florida Southern Moccasins on Wednesday night, before fading late in the second half, and losing 103-92 in Lakeland. “I thought we played really well,” said Panthers head coach Billy Mims. “They’re a good basketball team at home and we put up 92 points. Offensively, we executed really well […]

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 Dominate Columbia International

The Florida Tech Panthers returned from a 10-day hiatus and took down the visiting Columbia International Rams, 96-82 in their opening game of the Florida Tech Winter Classic on Tuesday.  Antonis Pefanis filled up the stat sheet with 26 points, nine rebounds, five steals and three assists. He led a potent Panthers offense that saw […]

Murphy and Pefanis Propel Panthers Over PR-Bayamon

The Florida Tech Panthers got a career-best 28 points and 17 rebounds, also a career-high, from Derek Murphy and 25 points and five steals from Antonis Pefanis, en route to an 84-59 victory over Puerto Rico-Bayamon on Friday night in the Florida Tech Thanksgiving Tournament. “A monster game from Murphy and Pefanis,” said Panthers head […]

Embry-Riddle Scores Improbable OT Win at FIT

The Florida Tech Panthers had a three-point lead with 16.5 seconds left on Wednesday, but couldn’t put the visiting Embry-Riddle Eagles away. Elijah Jenkins three with 1.6 seconds left in regulation sent the game to overtime, where the Eagles pulled away for an eventual 84-79 victory at the Clemente Center. With this loss, Florida Tech […]

Majors Scores 30 in Thanksgiving Title Game

For the fourth consecutive year, the Florida Tech Panthers were crowned champions of the Florida Tech Thanksgiving classic, thanks to a dominating 97-77 win over Union. Jordan Majors led the Panthers with 30 points, followed by fellow senior Sam Daniel, who had 25 on 8-of-11 from the field and three of five from long distance. […]

Panthers Escape With Win Over PR Bayamon in Thanksgiving Classic

The Florida Tech men’s basketball team finished an exciting night of basketball, beating Puerto Rico Bayamon 84-77 in the second game of the Florida Tech Thanksgiving Classic. The Panthers victory came after Union (TN) took down North Greenville 69-59 in game one. The Panthers secured their spot in Saturday’s title game against Union, thanks to […]

Panthers Earn First Win With Rout of Johnson & Wales

The Florida Tech Panthers men’s basketball team snapped their four-game losing streak in a big way on Tuesday, rolling to a 107-67 victory over Johnson & Wales University. The Panthers made 18 three-point baskets in this contest and shot 57.1 percent from the field, hitting 36 of their 63 shots. The Panthers (1-4) had five […]