Mocs’ Maul Panthers in Lakeland

The sixth-ranked Florida Southern Moccasins showed why they are the number one team in the Sunshine State Conference on Saturday, beating the Florida Tech Panthers 112-82 at Jenkins Field House. It is the ninth consecutive loss on the road for the Panthers. Sesan Russell was the Panthers leading scorer, going for 34 points on 13-of-23 […]

Lynn Hangs on to Beat Panthers

The Florida Tech Panthers  (10-11, 4-9 SSC) got a career-high 28 points from Runako Ziegler and 25 from Derek Murphy, but in the end, it wasn’t enough as the Panthers fell to host Lynn, 97-88. Sesan Russell contributed 13 points. Murphy led the Panthers with six rebounds. Florida Tech shot 49.3 percent from the field, […]

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. […]

Panthers Balanced Attack Leads to Win Over Tampa

The Florida Tech Panthers got back over the .500 mark on Wednesday with a very convincing 87-54 victory over the Tampa Spartans at the Clemente Center. Derek Murphy continued his impressive season, compiling a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds. He led a pack of five Panthers in double figures, including Sesan Russell (17), […]

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 […]

Florida Tech Outlasts Thomas in Winter Classic

The Florida Tech Panthers and Thomas Night Hawks played a great game Saturday to cap off the Florida Georgia Winter Classic. The Panthers had four scorers in double figures, leading to a 92-85 victory. A three-pointer from Derek Murphy with 2:05 to go took the lead from five to eight, and that was really the […]

Panthers Scorch Suns for First Win

  After a tough opening weekend in Alabama that saw them lose two games, the Florida Tech Panthers came home on Thursday and rolled over the Johnson Suns, 111-71, picking up their first win of the season. “It was a good effort all around,” said Panthers head coach Billy Mims. I am proud of these […]