The Middlebury men’s basketball team saw its season come to an end with a 77-65 loss to North Central in the NCAA Quarterfinals in Salem, Virgina. The Panthers end their season with a 25-4 record, as the senior class graduates with more wins than any other group in school history (104). The Cardinals improve to 28-3 and will meet Amherst in the semifinals on Saturday night
The Middlebury College men’s basketball team has earned a spot in the elite eight for the second time in the last three seasons. The Panthers will travel to Salem, Virginia to take on North Central (Ill.) in an NCAA Quarterfinal game on Friday, March 22nd at 8:00 p.m. Three games will proceed Middlebury’s contest, with the winners advancing to the final four on Saturday night.
Middlebury College men’s basketball player Nolan Thompson (Akron, Ohio) has earned a spot on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District team. The senior was earlier this season named the NESCAC Defensive Player of the Year. He and his teammates are preparing for a trip to Salem, Virginia where they will play in the quarterfinals on Friday night.
Middlebury’s Jake Wolfin and Nolan Thompson each went 6-10 from three-point range to lead the Panthers to a 73-72 win over Ithaca in an NCAA sweet 16 game before a sold out crowd in Pepin Gym. The Panthers improved to 25-3 on the season and advanced to next weekend’s quarterfinal/semifinal round in Salem, Virginia. Middlebury will meet North Central (Ill.) on Friday, March 22nd at 8:00 p.m.