2019-20 Men's Basketball News

  • Farrell Earns Regional Honors
    March 17, 2020
    Middlebury men’s basketball player Jack Farrell (Verona, N.J.) has been named to the D3hoops.com All-Northeast Region team. The junior earned a spot on the fourth team as he helped lead the team to a record of 21-6, advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Middlebury Falls To SUNY Brockport In NCAA Second Round
    March 07, 2020
    The Middlebury men’s basketball team saw its season come to an end in the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a hard-fought 84-81 loss at #18 SUNY Brockport (26-3).
  • Men's Basketball Tops Westfield State In NCAA Play
    March 06, 2020
    Middlebury advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 78-69 victory over Westfield State (20-8) in a game played at SUNY Brockport.
  • Panther Profile - Sophomore Peter Carlson
    March 04, 2020
    Peter Carlson is a sophomore on the Middlebury men's basketball team. A physics major and computer science and film minor, he is involved in the Maker Space Club on campus. 
  • Men's Basketball Earns NCAA At-Large Bid
    March 04, 2020
    The Middlebury men’s basketball team will make its 11th trip in the last 13 years to the NCAA Tournament when it travels to SUNY Brockport for an NCAA Regional on March 6-7.
  • Eastman & Farrell Named to All-NESCAC Second Team
    March 04, 2020
    Juniors Tommy Eastman (Honeoye Falls, N.Y.) and Jack Farrell (Verona, N.J.) of the Middlebury men’s basketball squad were named to the 2020 All-NESCAC Second Team as announced by the conference office on Wednesday. The Panthers are 20-5 entering the NCAA Tournament and are set to play Westfield State at SUNY Brockport on Friday at 4:00 p.m.
  • Panthers Come Up Short in NESCAC Quarterfinals
    February 22, 2020
    The fifth-seeded Middlebury men’s basketball team (20-5) fell 100-82 at fourth-seeded Trinity in NESCAC Quarterfinal action on Saturday afternoon. The Bantams (17-8) advance to the semifinals on Saturday, February 28th, while the Panthers will wait to hear about their NCAA Tournament fate when the selection show airs on March 2nd at 12:30 p.m.
  • Bosco Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Squad
    February 20, 2020
    Middlebury College men’s basketball player Max Bosco (Scarsdale, N.Y.) has been named a College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) First-Team Academic All-District selection by the organization.
  • Men’s Basketball Heads to Trinity for NESCAC Quarterfinals
    February 18, 2020
    The fifth-seeded Middlebury men’s basketball team heads to fourth-seeded Trinity on Saturday for a NESCAC Quarterfinal matchup at 3:00 p.m. The Panthers are making 16th appearance in the tournament and are seeking their fifth conference crown.
  • Bates Knocks Off #10 Middlebury With Buzzer Beater
    February 15, 2020
    Nick Gilpin knocked down a three from the right side as time expired, giving Bates (12-12, 4-6) a 90-87 victory at #10 Middlebury on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers (20-4, 6-4) enter the NESCAC Quarterfinals as the fifth seed and will visit fourth-seeded Trinity next Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
  • #10 Middlebury Hands #18 Tufts Its First NESCAC Loss
    February 14, 2020
    Tenth-ranked Middlebury topped #18 Tufts 86-74 on Friday night in Pepin Gymnasium. The win marks the third 20-win season in the last four years for the Panthers (20-3, 6-3), while the Jumbos suffered their first NESCAC loss of the season. Both teams wrap up the regular season on Saturday with 3:00 p.m. contests. Middlebury hosts Bates for senior day, while Tufts (18-5, 8-1) travels to Williams.
  • Hot Shooting Leads Middlebury Past Wesleyan
    February 09, 2020
    Middlebury shot 60 percent from the field, on its way to a 95-79 win at Wesleyan (13-9, 2-6) on Sunday afternoon. The 13th-ranked Panthers (19-3, 5-3) return to action on Friday night when they host Tufts at 7:00 p.m.
  • Big Second Half Propels Middlebury At Connecticut College
    February 01, 2020
    Middlebury shot 53.1 percent from the floor in the second half, on its way to a 77-61 win at Connecticut College (3-16, 0-6) Saturday afternoon. Jack Farrell surpassed the 1,000-career point mark in the game, scoring 17 to give him 1,001. The 10th-ranked Panthers (18-3, 4-3) return to action next Sunday when they visit Wesleyan for a 1:00 p.m. tipoff.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Road Game At Trinity
    January 31, 2020
    Middlebury suffered an 82-76 road loss at Trinity (12-6, 3-2) on Friday night. The 10th-ranked Panthers (17-3, 3-3) are back in action on Saturday when they visit Connecticut College for a 3:00 p.m. game.
  • Second-Half Surge Propels #12 Middlebury Past Williams
    January 25, 2020
    The #12 Middlebury men’s basketball team cruised past Williams 84-66 on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Panthers improve to 17-3 overall with a 3-2 conference mark, while the Ephs fall to 9-9 overall and 2-3 in the NESCAC. Middlebury is back in action on Friday when it travels to Trinity for a 7:00 p.m. start, while Williams heads to Connecticut College on the same day.
  • #5 Men’s Basketball Cruises Past Bowdoin 93-71
    January 18, 2020
    The #5 Middlebury men’s basketball team went on its decisive 31-12 run in the second half to pull away for a 93-71 victory over visiting Bowdoin (5-10, 1-3) on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Panthers improve to 16-2 overall and 2-2 in conference play. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday, January 25th when it hosts Williams for a 3:00 p.m. tip-off, while the Polar Bears head to #12 Colby on the same day.
  • #5 Men’s Basketball Falls to #12 Colby
    January 17, 2020
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – The #5 Middlebury men’s basketball team fell 89-82 to visiting #12 Colby on Friday evening in Pepin Gymnasium. The loss was just the second for the Panthers (15-2, 1-2), while the Mules improve to 14-0 with an unblemished 3-0 NESCAC mark. Middlebury is back in action on Saturday when it hosts Bowdoin at 3:00 p.m., while Colby heads to Williams.
  • Middlebury Places Five in Double Figures in Win Over Albertus Magnus
    January 14, 2020
    Fifth-ranked Middlebury snapped #18 Albertus Magnus’ 11-game winning streak, as the Panthers (15-1) picked up an 84-76 win over the Falcons (11-2) on Tuesday in Pepin Gym. Middlebury returns to action on Friday when it hosts #12 Colby at 7:00 p.m., while Albertus Magnus entertains Colby-Sawyer at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Late Free Throws Lifts Middlebury Past Hamilton
    January 11, 2020
    Max Bosco converted two free throws with six seconds remaining, lifting third-ranked Middlebury (14-1, 1-1) to a 77-76 NESCAC win at Hamilton (11-3, 1-1) on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers return to action on Tuesday when they host Albertus Magnus at 5:00 p.m.
  • Men's Hoops Opens NESCAC Play With Loss At Amherst
    January 10, 2020
    Third-ranked Middlebury came up short in its first NESCAC game of the season, falling 81-69 at #15 Amherst (11-3, 1-0) on Friday night. The Panthers (13-1, 0-1) return to action with a 3:00 p.m. game at Hamilton on Saturday.
  • Middlebury Cruises Past Plattsburgh
    January 07, 2020
    Third-ranked Middlebury improved to 13-0 on the season with a 99-60 win over Plattsburgh State on Tuesday night in Pepin Gym. The Panthers open NESCAC play on Friday when they visit 15th-ranked Amherst. The Cardinals (4-5) return to action on the same night when they host Geneseo at 7:30 p.m.
  • #4 Middlebury Wins Naismith Classic
    January 04, 2020
    Middlebury took home the title at the Hampton Inn/West Springfield Naismith Classic on Saturday, defeating the host school by a score of 74-71 in Blake Arena. The fourth-ranked Panthers (12-0) return to action on Tuesday night when they host Plattsburgh at 7:30 p.m.
  • Men's Basketball Downs Colby-Sawyer at Springfield Tourney
    January 03, 2020
    Middlebury powered its way to a 91-80 victory over Colby-Sawyer in the Hampton Inn/West Springfield Naismith Classic on Friday afternoon in Springfield College’s Blake Arena. The fourth-ranked Panthers improved to 11-0 on the season and will face Springfield at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday in the title game. Colby-Sawyer slipped to 5-4 and will take on Bridgewater State in the consolation contest at 1:00 p.m.
  • Balanced Scoring Keys #4 Middlebury In Win Over Mustangs
    December 16, 2019
    Five Panthers scored in double figures, as the fourth-ranked Middlebury men’s basketball team pulled away from visiting Morrisville State for a 72-55 victory on Monday. The Panthers (10-0) return to action on January 3, facing Colby-Sawyer in the opening round of the Hampton Inn West Springfield/Naismith Classic hosted by Springfield, while the Mustangs (3-6) are idle until January 9 with a road contest at SUNY-Delhi.
  • #4 Men's Hoops Wins At Stevens
    December 08, 2019
    The Middlebury men’s basketball team picked up a 76-66 win at Stevens (7-1) on Sunday afternoon. The fourth-ranked Panthers (9-0) are off for finals week before hosting Morrisville on December 16th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Men’s Basketball Nips New England College
    December 06, 2019
    Alex Sobel’s free throw with .3 seconds on the clock gave #4 Middlebury an 88-87 win over New England College in a back-and-forth game in Pepin Gym on Friday evening. The Panthers (8-0) return to action at Stevens on Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. start, while the Pilgrims (4-4) visit Northern Vermont-Johnson on Tuesday for a 4:00 p.m. contest.
  • Big Second Half Leads No. 5 Panthers Past Endicott
    December 01, 2019
    Fifth-ranked Middlebury outscored Endicott 54-28 in Sunday’s second half, including a 25-8 stretch to start the frame and erased a six-point halftime deficit for a 98-78 victory over the Gulls (3-3). Middlebury (7-0), who has played its last five games on the road, returns to action on Friday with a 5:00 p.m. home tipoff against New England College.
  • Panthers Earn Road Win at Northern Vermont-Johnson
    November 26, 2019
    Fifth-ranked Middlebury improved to 6-0 on the season with an 87-77 road win at Northern Vermont-Johnson (2-5) on Tuesday night. The Panthers return to action on Sunday when they visit Endicott with a 1:00 p.m. tip-off.
  • 13th-Ranked Panthers End Busy Stretch With Win at Skidmore
    November 23, 2019
    The 13th-ranked Middlebury men’s basketball team concluded a busy opening stretch with its fifth game in eight days, pulling away in the second half for a 73-56 victory Saturday at Skidmore. Middlebury (5-0) returns to the court on Tuesday with a 5:00 p.m. tipoff at Northern Vermont-Johnson.
  • Fast Start Sparks No. 13 Middlebury Past SUNY Canton
    November 21, 2019
    The 13th-ranked Middlebury men’s basketball team netted 19 of the game’s first 23 points, as the Panthers never trailed in an 89-68 road victory at SUNY Canton (3-3) on Thursday. Middlebury (4-0) returns to the court on Saturday with a 4:00 p.m. tip-off at Skidmore.
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