Men’s Basketball Climbs Atop Nescac

Men’s Basketball Climbs Atop Nescac

By ANDREW RIGAS

January 24, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Men’s Basketball Ends NCAA Run with Heartbreak

By Joe MacDonald

March 9, 2016


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The men’s basketball team’s Cinderella run came to a halt on Saturday, March 5 with a 74-72 loss to Keene St. at Stockton University in Galloway, NJ. The previous night, March 4, Middlebury held off  24th-ranked Salisbury’s comeback bid with a 75-73 upset victory, but on Saturday it was the Panthers’...

Men’s Basketball Upsets Trinity and Amherst, Wins NESCAC

By Joe MacDonald

March 2, 2016


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The men’s basketball team punched their ticket to the Division-III edition of March Madness by beating the NESCAC’s two best regular season teams on championship weekend. Two weeks prior, Middlebury (17-10) lost to Trinity (19-7) and Amherst (22-5) by a combined total of 24 points, but t...

Men’s Basketball Bests NESCAC Champs

Men’s Basketball Bests NESCAC Champs

By Joe MacDonald

February 24, 2016


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The fourth-seeded Middlebury Panthers defended their home court with an 86-74 victory over the visiting Wesleyan Cardinals in the NESCAC Quarterfinals on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Panthers were supported by one of the most energized crowds in recent memory as Matt St. Amour ’17 and Adisa Majors ’18...

Men’s Basketball to Face Wesleyan in Home Playoff

By Joe MacDonald

February 17, 2016


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The men’s basketball team secured a home playoff game set for this Saturday, Feb. 20 against Wesleyan with a couple of conference wins in February. In their first meeting of the season, Middlebury won 86-76 on the road in Middletown, Conn. against Wesleyan. Overall, the Panthers finished 3...

Men’s Basketball Snaps Five-Game Losing Streak to Williams

Men’s Basketball Snaps Five-Game Losing Streak to Williams

By Joe MacDonald

January 27, 2016


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The Middlebury men’s basketball squad continued its climb through the ranks with a 2-0 week. Coming off of five straight losses to the Williams Ephs, the Panthers held on for a 75-69 win on Sunday, Jan. 25 before beating Lyndon State on the road on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The win against Williams improved...

Men’s Basketball Successful in New Year

Men’s Basketball Successful in New Year

By Joe MacDonald

January 20, 2016


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The men’s basketball team has played its best basketball of the season since the calendar turned to 2016 and, after a recent weekend sweep, are in the hunt for a home playoff game in NESCACs with a 3-1 conference record and 9-7 mark overall. Middlebury ended its 2015 schedule with a blowout over...

Men’s Basketball Bests VT Rivals

Men’s Basketball Bests VT Rivals

By Joe MacDonald

December 9, 2015


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The Middlebury men’s basketball team has begun to claw their way back towards a .500 record by stomping Johnson St. for the second time in five days on Thursday, Dec. 3 and beating Castleton St. in Middlebury’s home opener on Tuesday, Dec. 8, sandwiched around a five-point loss on the road at Skidmore o...

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