Men’s Basketball Falls to Nichols in NCAA Tournament

By CLAIRE MESSERSMITH

March 7, 2019

Top-seeded in the NESCAC, the Middlebury men’s basketball team suffered an unexpected loss in the NESCAC quarterfinal round on Saturday, February 16. The next two rounds took place the following weekend and on Monday, February 25, the Panthers heard the news of their bid to the NCAA tournament.  Middlebury, coming into the first-round NCAA Tournament game w...

First-Seeded Men’s Basketball Bows Out Early

By CLAIRE MESSERSMITH

February 21, 2019

The Middlebury men’s basketball yteam, ranked 25th overall, fell to Tufts this past Saturday in the NESCAC quarterfinals at home, Saturday, Feb. 16. The Panthers were seeded first in the NESCAC and remain hopeful for an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament after the NESCAC tournament comes to a close.  A back-and-forth game from start to finis...

Men’s Basketball: You Win Some, You Lose Some

By CLAIRE MESSERSMITH

February 14, 2019

The men’s basketball team sealed away its 2018-19 regular season schedule with two NESCAC conference games this past Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8 and 9. Middlebury hosted No. 8 Hamilton (5-3 in the NESCAC) on Friday night, pulling off a 80-79 win over the Continentals.  Max Bosco ’21 shot a thre...

Men’s Basketball Scores Back-to-Back Wins

Men’s Basketball Scores Back-to-Back Wins

By CLAIRE MESSERSMITH

January 24, 2019

The Middlebury men’s basketball team pulled off its second straight win of the week, knocking off No. 3 Williams in a NESCAC contest this past Saturday, Jan. 19. Middlebury led Williams 47-31 nearly five minutes into the game, and concluded with a 12-point, 80-66 victory.  Co-captain Hilal Dahleh ’...

Men’s Basketball Splits Weekend

By CLAIRE MESSERSMITH

January 17, 2019

The men’s basketball team was on the road this past weekend, competing against two NESCAC rivals on Jan. 11 and 12. Coming hot off of a 20-point win against Widener University on Tuesday, Jan. 8, Middlebury pulled off a 100-93 victory over Bates on Friday. However, the Panthers fell to Tufts by two poi...

Men’s Basketball Has High Hoops Hopes

Men’s Basketball Has High Hoops Hopes

By PORTER BOWMAN

November 29, 2018

Following an exit in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen last season, the Middlebury men’s basketball team will look to make a serious run for a NESCAC crown and another NCAA tournament appearance in this year’s campaign.  The Panthers certainly took a hit with the graduation of All-American Jack Daly ’1...

Men’s Basketball Climbs Atop Nescac

Men’s Basketball Climbs Atop Nescac

By ANDREW RIGAS

January 24, 2018

At the end of December and beginning of January, the men’s basketball team (14–3) seemed a little bit lost, losing three out of five games after starting the season 6–0. But two wins last weekend, a 70–66 defeat of Nescac rival No. 11 Williams on Friday, Jan. 19, in Pepin Gym and an 87–62 wi...

Men’s Basketball Sweeps at Pepin

Men’s Basketball Sweeps at Pepin

By ANDREW RIGAS

January 17, 2018

The men’s basketball season can be split into three phases. The first ended with the team’s 91–76 win over previously undefeated No. 16 Skidmore on Friday, Dec. 8. Its second phase occurred over the break, when the Panthers experienced their first road bumps of the season and lost their first th...

Balanced Effort Leads Men’s Basketball Past Plattsburgh St.

By ANDREW RIGAS

December 6, 2017

In their only game of the week, men’s basketball ran past Plattsburgh State 92–68 on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The Panthers, who climbed up to second in the national poll, moved to 5–0, entering their matchup with No. 16 Skidmore on Friday, Dec. 8. Middlebury took an early 15–4 lead in the first ten...

Men’s Basketball Wins Middlebury Tournament

Men’s Basketball Wins Middlebury Tournament

By ANDREW RIGAS

November 29, 2017

The eighth-ranked men’s basketball team swept its first four games of the season for the first time in four years, highlighted by winning its own tournament the weekend before Thanksgiving before winning two games on the road over break. In the first tournament ever hosted by the men’s basketball...

Men’s Basketball Sets Eyes on Three-peat, Salem

By ANDREW RIGAS

November 15, 2017

The men’s basketball team’s goals entering the season are clear. First, the Panthers want to secure home-court advantage for the Nescac playoffs by finishing first in the regular season standings. Then, they want to win the Nescac for the third straight season, this time at Pepin Gymnasium. From...

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