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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Panthers Win Big Over Tars in SSC Battle

Header Pic: Sean Houpt – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech men’s basketball team won their eighth straight game on Saturday, beating the Rollins College Tars 92-77 at the Alfond Sports Center in Winter Park. The Panthers (8-1, 3-0 SSC) had one of those days you wish you could bottle. They were 31-of-61 from […]

Florida Tech’s Strong Second Half Seals Victory

Header pic: Runako Ziegler – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech Panthers (2-1, 1-0 SSC) ended Saturday’s game with a 14-0 run en route to an 80-72 win over the Saint Leo Lions in the Panthers home and conference opener at the Clemente Center. Saint Leo (2-2, 0-1) is the defending Sunshine State Conference […]

Panthers Take Down Tampa on Senior Day

Photo credit: Florida Tech Athletics – Photo used with permission The Florida Tech Panthers hosted Tampa on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Panthers picked up an 86-77 victory and evened their record at 3-3. Before the game, Florida Tech honored Trey Schaneville and Nieja Jordan, as those two seniors will be […]

Panthers Pull Out Big Win Over FSC

The Florida Tech Panthers (2-3) had to do some schedule juggling this week as their scheduled game against Rollins was canceled. They instead played host to Florida Southern Wednesday night, beating the Moccasins 79-75 at the Clemente Center. Sesan Russell led the Panthers, who had four scorers in double figures. He had  21 points, 12 […]

Barry Breezes by Florida Tech in Opener

After a long wait that included seven postponements, the Florida Tech men’s basketball team finally suited up for the first time in 2021 on Wednesday, losing to the Barry Buccaneers 102-83 at Miami Shores. “This was the first time in my 40 year coaching career that I ran 67 practices before we played a game,” […]