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Men’s Basketball Ends NCAA Run with Heartbreak

By Joe MacDonald

March 9, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Men’s Basketball Searching for Answers with 2-4 Start

By Joe MacDonald

December 2, 2015

The men’s basketball team has endured an up-and-down start to the 2015-2016 campaign, compiling a 2-4 record in the early going. Center Matt Daley ’16 and guards Jake Brown ’17 and Matt St. Amour ’17 have served as the backbone of this young but otherwise talented roster. The Panthers began...

Men’s Hoops Tops Lord Jeffs in Season Finale

For the first time since 2006, the men’s basketball team failed to qualify for the NESCAC tournament. The team finished 4-6 in conference and lost a tiebreaker to Colby. (Campus/O'Hara)

By Andrew Rigas

February 18, 2015

The Middlebury men’s basketball team finished its season this weekend by splitting its two home games and failing to qualify for the NESCAC championships. On Friday, Feb. 13, the Panthers fell to Trinity 90-85 before defeating Amherst 82-69 on Sunday, Feb. 15. Entering the weekend, the Panthers...

Men’s Hoops Needs Wins to Make Tourney

By Joe MacDonald

February 11, 2015

The Middlebury men’s basketball team won one of three games this week, defeating Keene State on Tuesday, Feb. 3, before falling to Colby on Friday, Feb. 6 and Bowdoin on Sunday, Feb. 8 in its two NESCAC games. Playing host to Keene State on Tuesday, the Panthers fought off a slow start to pull awa...

Men’s Hoops Earns Two Conference Wins

In a complete reversal of last week’s disappointment, Jake Brown ’17 and the men’s basketball team got back into the NESCAC hunt with wins over Wesleyan and Connecticut College. (The Campus/Michael O'Hara)

By Andrew Rigas

January 21, 2015

Middlebury (13-2, 2-2) has now rattled off four straight wins, including two in-conference over Wesleyan and Conn. College. For much of the first half on the road at Castleton St. on Tuesday, Jan. 13, neither team could distinguish itself from the other as the Panthers jumped out to an early lead...

Panther Men Drop a Pair of NESCAC Games

By Andrew Rigas

January 19, 2015

After defeating Plattsburgh State 63-53 on Jan. 6, the Middlebury men’s basketball team suffered its first two defeats of the season to Bates and Tufts and fell to 0-2 in the NESCAC this week on its three-game road trip. The Panthers extended their unbeaten streak when they traveled to Plattsburgh...

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