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Men’s Basketball: The Road to Salem

Men's Basketball: The Road to Salem

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 22, 2013

Men's Basketball defeated Ithaca 73-72 last Saturday, March 16, earning the team a spot in the NCAA Elite Eight in Salem, Virginia. The boys play North Central (Illinois) tonight at 8PM in a Quarterfinal match-up. The winner heads to the Final Four Tournament! GOOD LUCK MIDD! Watch the team's "Roa...

Middlebury Elite; Men’s Hoops Headed to Salem

The men’s basketball team celebrates after Joey Kizel ’14 sank a pair of free throws with 1.8 seconds remaining to give his team a 73-72 win over Ithaca. The win advanced the Panthers to the Elite Eight.

By Damon Hatheway

March 20, 2013

The Middlebury men’s basketball team advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament with a 73-72 win over Ithaca College on Saturday, March 16. Junior guard Joey Kizel ’14 made a pair of free throws with 1.8 seconds remaining in the game to give his team the decisive points. On the final play...

Men’s Basketball Dances Into Sweet 16 With 67-63 Victory

Peter Lynch ’13 prepares for a free throw in Middlebury’s 67-63 win over Cortland State on Saturday, March 9. Lynch finished the game with 10 points, including the final, critical free throws.

By Damon Hatheway

March 13, 2013

  The Middlebury men’s basketball team (24-3) advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive season after a 67-63 win at Cortland State on Saturday, March 9. The Panthers handed the Red Dragons their first home loss of the season, ousting the 23rd-ranked team nationally in the process. Junior...

Men’s Hoops Slips By Curry With 68-66 Win

James Jensen '14 scored nine points in 25 minutes off the bench in Middlebury's 68-66 victory.

By Damon Hatheway

March 6, 2013

  The seventh-ranked men’s basketball team advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament for the fourth consecutive year, escaping with a 68-66 win over Curry College on Saturday March 2. The Panthers’ two-point win marked the third game in the last four that was decided by one possession...

68-66 WIN

68-66 WIN

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 4, 2013

Men's Basketball defeated Curry 68-66 on Saturday, March 2 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The team now heads to Cortland State for a 3PM, March 9 match-up. Watch highlights from their recent victory! GO MIDD!...

Panthers Fall in OT of NESCAC Semifinals

By Damon Hatheway

February 27, 2013

  The fourth-ranked men’s basketball team fell for the third time in less than a month, exiting the NESCAC tournament with an 87-80 overtime loss to the seventh-ranked Ephs of Williams on Saturday Feb. 23. The semifinal game was a rematch of a 64-63 Ephs victory in Williamstown, Mass. a month...

Men’s Hoops Throttle Cardinals 61-49 in NESCAC Quarterfinals

By Damon Hatheway

February 20, 2013

The fourth-ranked men’s basketball team advanced to the NESCAC semifinals for the sixth straight year, downing Wesleyan 61-49 on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Cardinals, featuring a triumvirate of 1,000-point scorers — Shasha Brown, Mike Callaghan and Derick Beresford — managed to shoot just 32.7 percent...

Men’s Hoops Falls to Amherst in 3OT Thriller

Joey Kizel ’14 draws a foul late in the second half against Amherst. The junior guard scored 30 points in the loss, a new career high.

By Damon Hatheway

February 13, 2013

  Three overtimes, 205 combined points and nearly two-and-a-half hours after the opening tip, the third-ranked men’s basketball team finally succumbed to Amherst 104-101 in triple overtime on Tuesday, Feb. 12, Joey Kizel ’14’s 60-foot heave at the buzzer clanging with finality off of the...

Men’s Basketball Flies By Continentals

Joey Kizel ’14 attempts a three in the Panthers’ 66-47 win over Hamilton, Friday, Jan. 19. Kizel had nine first-half points as Middlebury jumped out to a 12-3 lead en route to the 19-point victory. (Campus/Paul Gerard)

By Damon Hatheway

January 23, 2013

  The third-ranked men’s basketball team improved to 15-0 on the season with a 66-47 win over Hamilton on Jan. 18. Senior captain Nolan Thompson ’13 entered the game just three points shy of 1000 for his career and wasted no time achieving the feat, knocking down his first shot attempt of...

Panthers Remain Unbeaten With Pair of Wins in NESCAC

Jake Wolfin '13 walks away from a play pleased after awarded foul shot opportunities, leading to a 79-78 victory over Wesleyan. (Campus/Jessica Munyon)

By Damon Hatheway

January 16, 2013

The third-ranked Panthers have opened NESCAC play with four straight wins, improving to 14-0 on the season. Three of those wins, however, came by three points or fewer, including a pair of one-point wins over Tufts and Wesleyan — the latter coming in a 79-78 overtime victory on Saturday, Jan. 12. In...

Third-Ranked Panthers Survive Scare at Johnson and Wales

By Damon Hatheway

December 5, 2012

The third-ranked Middlebury men’s basketball improved to 6-0 Sunday, Dec. 2 in a 79-71 win over Johnson and Wales (2-4). Co-captain Peter Lynch ’13 led the Panthers with 22 points on 15 field goal attempts while pulling down 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the season. Joey Kizel ’14,...

Fourth-Ranked Panthers Tip Off Season Undefeated

Senior Captain Peter Lynch '13 combined with Jack Roberts ’14 to score 40 points in Middlebury’s 96-60 win over Southern Vermont Tuesday night.  (Campus/Jiayi Zhu)

By Damon Hatheway

November 29, 2012

The fourth-ranked men’s basketball team has opened the season with five wins, including a strong performance in the Rinso Marquette Tournament at Lebanon Valley College. Senior captains Nolan Thompson ’13 and Peter Lynch ’13, who was named NESCAC Player of the Week, lead the team in scoring, averaging...

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