Panthers Trounced by Tampa

The Florida Tech men’s basketball team was on the wrong side of history Saturday night as they lost 99-69 to the Tampa Spartans at the Clemente Center. The victory was number 700 in the win column for Tampa coach Richard Schmidt, who is in his 36th year with the program.  “I gave him the game […]

Panthers Win Thanksgiving Tournament Title

The Florida Tech Panthers had all five starters in double figures Saturday, beating Concordia St. Paul 95-89 in the Championship game of the annual Florida Tech Thanksgiving tournament. This was the fifth consecutive title game win for the Panthers in this tournament. The Panthers (4-1) handed both Puerto Rico Bayamon and Concordia their first loss […]

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 […]

Stellar First Half Carries Panthers

Four players scored in double figures on Tuesday as the Florida Tech men used a big first half to propel them to an 80-67 win over Puerto Rico Mayaguez in their final game before the Thanksgiving break. R.J. Coil led the Panthers with 19 points, despite picking up his third foul 14 seconds into the […]

Panthers Bounce Back in Win Over Benedict

The Florida Tech men’s basketball team rebounded from their opening night loss to Auburn-Montgomery in a big way Saturday, taking down the Benedict Tigers 91-77 in the final game of the NCAA South Region Tip-Off Challenge at the Clemente Center. “I thought it was a total team effort tonight,” said Panthers coach Billy Mims. “We […]

Rollins Rolls to Victory Over FIT

The Florida Tech men’s basketball team traveled back to Winter Park Florida for their third game in five days on Wednesday and came up on the short end of an 83-72 score in their Sunshine State Conference opener against Rollins. Florida Tech (0-3, 0-1 SSC) got 24 points from Sam Daniel, but Sam Philpott led […]