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 […]

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 […]

Panthers Stun No. 25 Barry in SSC Clash

Header pic: Sean Houpt – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech Panthers pulled off a huge upset Wednesday night, beating the 25th-ranked team in the country in the Barry Buccaneers 70-67 at the Clemente Center in Melbourne. Barry (16-6, 11-6 SSC) averages 92 points a game this season and the 67 they scored against […]

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 […]

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 […]

Panthers Get Short-Changed Against FSC

Header pic: Niall Harris – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech men’s basketball team was on their game Wednesday night but Florida Southern’s late run snatched it away from the Panthers with the Mocs’ winning 81-78 at home in Lakeland. “I’ve been coaching for 41 years and that might be the most frustrating loss […]

No. 5 NSU Ends Panthers Win Streak

Florida Tech (8-2, 3-1 SSC) saw their eight-game winning streak come to an end Saturday, with a 112-76 loss to the Nova Southeastern Sharks at Rick Case Arena in Fort Lauderdale. “Ironically, we shot the ball well tonight,” said Panthers coach Billy Mims by phone after the game. “They beat us in the paint 64-34, […]

Panthers Topple Mocs’ in SSC Clash

Header Pic: Sean Houpt – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech Panthers (7-1, 2-0 SSC) won their seventh straight game on Wednesday, beating the Florida Southern Moccasins 85-80 in a Sunshine State Conference men’s basketball game at the Clemente Center. Mekhii Noble had a double-double in every game this season coming into this one […]

Florida Tech Rolls to Thanksgiving Tourney Title

Header pic: Sesan Russell – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics Sesan Russell topped Friday’s 32-point performance against Morris College with a 35-point game on Saturday, leading the Florida Tech Panthers to a 110-74 victory over Puerto Rico-Bayamon in the championship game of the Florida Tech Thanksgiving Tournament. It was the second time this week that Florida […]

Russell Leads Panthers Past Morris in Thanksgiving Tourney Game

Header pic: Sesan Russell – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech Panthers won their fifth straight game on Friday, dispatching the Morris College Hornets in a big way, 95-66 in the Florida Tech Thanksgiving Tournament. The Panthers will face Puerto Rico Bayamon in Saturday’s championship game. The Vaqueros hung on to beat Young Harris […]