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 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 […]

Murphy Notches Career-High 44 Points in Win Over Eckerd

Derek Murphy was a one-man wrecking crew on Wednesday, as he manhandled the Eckerd Tritons defense, and scoring a career-high 44 points in the Panthers 71-63 win at the Clemente Center. He was the Panthers’ only double-digit scorer and led the team with eight rebounds. Murphy played all 40 minutes and was 15-for-28 from the […]

Panthers Valiant Effort Falls Short Against #14 Florida Southern

Sesan Russell’s 17 points and a double-double from Derek Murphy were not enough Thursday, as the Panthers dropped an 86-79 decision to the 14th-ranked Florida Southern Moccasins at the Clemente Center. Florida Tech shot 37.7 percent (26-for-69) from the floor in this one. That included going 6-for-29 (20.7 percent) from long range. The Mocs went […]

Lynn Foils Panthers Upset Bid

The Florida Tech Panthers gave the Lynn Fighting Knights a scare Saturday, before ultimately running out of time and losing 59-57 in a Sunshine State Conference game in Boca Raton.  The Panthers (7-8, 1-6 SSC) used an 11-1 run in the last four minutes of the game to make it a 58-57 game, but Jamal […]

Eckerd Snaps Panthers Win Streak

The Eckerd Tritons put an end to Florida Tech’s five-game winning streak Saturday, with an emphatic 84-63 win at the Clemente Center. It was a statement game from the Tritons who won the conference last season and went to the Sweet 16. “Their supposed to be one of the best teams in the league and […]