Middlebury earned another victory as they picked a 69-65 road win at Rensselaer. The Panthers move to 6-0 and improve on their best start since the 1917-18 team finished at 7-0.
Trailing 15-14 in the first half, Middlebury went on a 14-0 run to take a 28-15 lead with 6:15 left in the first half. The Panthers led by 11 at the break, holding a 51-40 lead with 11:03 remaining. Rensselaer went on an 11-2 run to cut the lead to a pair at the 7:41 mark, but Middlebury answered with a quick 7-0 run to regain a nine-point lead with 3:24 left to play. The Red Hawks cut the lead to three late in the game, but Middlebury held on for the win.