Panthers Drop Tough One at Tampa

The Florida Tech Panthers dropped their final road game of the season Wednesday, losing at Tampa 59-51. With the loss, the Panthers finish 0-10 on the road in the conference and go 0-12 overall away from the Clemente Center overall. Without a couple of top players on the floor for both teams, this wasn’t a […]

Valsson Sets Assist Mark in Panthers Win

Valur Valsson is the new all-time career assist leader at Florida Tech after he had 10 assists in the Panthers 77-70 win over Embry-Riddle on Saturday at the Clemente Center. Val now has 429 career assists one better than previous record holder Chris Carter. “Tonight, he had nine points, seven rebounds and he also had […]

Schaneville Burns Saint Leo in OT Upset

Oh. My. @treyschanev hits the game-tying 3️⃣!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/6v0HjaftiO — Florida Tech Men's Hoops (@FloridaTechMBB) January 25, 2020 In what will likely be considered the game of the year at the Clemente Center, the Florida Tech Panthers overcame a furious run by the Saint Leo Lions on Saturday to win a very memorable basketball tilt, 99-93 […]

Murphy Shines in Panthers Loss at Rollins

Derek Murphy was not bothered by the Panthers bye week, as he scored 21 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in an 87-67 loss to Rollins on Wednesday night. This was the sixth double-double of the season for Murphy, who leads the Sunshine State Conference in scoring. Sesan Russell was the only other Panther in […]

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 Lose to Fort Valley State

Steve Englehart Postgame Interview Courtesy of 321Sportscast   The upset-minded Fort Valley State Wildcats scored with 4:49 left in regulation Saturday and hung on to beat Florida Tech 33-29 at Florida Tech Panther Stadium. “We didn’t do the little things right,” said Panthers coach Steve Englehart. “We had penalties; we had missed assignments. I don’t […]

Early Deficit Dooms Panthers

The Florida Tech men’s basketball team was digging themselves out of a hole all day on Saturday, and in the end, Tampa proved to be too much, downing the Panthers 81-63 at the Bob Martinez Athletics Center.  Derek Murphy was the only Florida Tech player in double digits with 19 points. Darius Wright had nine […]

Panthers Besieged by Threes in Loss to ERAU

The Embry-Riddle Eagles handed the Florida Tech Panthers their fourth straight loss Wednesday, with a lopsided 102-68 victory on the Panthers home court. It is the largest point differential in a Panthers loss this season.  The Eagles shot 64.9 percent from the floor on this night, including an astonishing 18-for-28 (64.3 percent) from three-point range. […]

Lynn Foils Panthers Upset Bid

The Florida Tech Panthers gave the Lynn Fighting Knights a scare Saturday, before ultimately running out of time and losing 59-57 in a Sunshine State Conference game in Boca Raton.  The Panthers (7-8, 1-6 SSC) used an 11-1 run in the last four minutes of the game to make it a 58-57 game, but Jamal […]

Panthers Doom Themselves Against NSU

The Florida Tech Panthers hosted #5 Nova Southeastern on Saturday at the Clemente Center and they were their own worst enemy, turning the ball over 27 times in an 82–62 loss to the undefeated Sharks.  “We shot ourselves in the foot,” said Panthers head coach Billy Mims. “We turned the ball over and we didn’t […]