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 […]

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 […]

Harris Earns Double-Double in Loss to Lions

Header pic: Niall Harris – credit: Florida Tech Athletics On Saturday, the Florida Tech men’s basketball team continued to struggle, losing 78-61 at Saint Leo. The Panthers dropped to 9-7 overall and 3-8 in Sunshine State Conference play. The Lions improved to 7-9, (4-7 SSC). The leading scorer for the Panthers was Niall Harris, who […]

Spartans Spoil Panthers Return

Header pic: Runako Ziegler – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics After a 19-day layoff due to the Christmas break and Covid protocols, the Florida Tech basketball team returned to the court Saturday, hosting the Tampa Spartans. Things did not go well, with the Spartans rolling to a 92-72 Sunshine State Conference victory at the Clemente Center. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Panthers Ride Hot Shooting in Win Over Johnson U

Header pic credit: Florida Tech Athletics – Grant Butler The Florida Tech Panthers (4-1) pushed their winning streak to four games on Wednesday with a 94-68 win over the Johnson University Suns at the Clemente Center. This was the second consecutive game for the Panthers, who were coming off a win over a pesky Puerto […]

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 Lose Season Opener to AUM

Header pic: Sesan Russell – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics Florida Tech opened the 2021-2022 men’s basketball season on Friday, losing an 83-81 decision to Auburn Montgomery in the opening game of the NCAA South Regional Tip Off Challenge in Winter Park, FL. Sesan Russell led four Panthers in double-figures with 17 points. Mekhii Noble (13), […]