February 19, 2007

Middlebury College men's basketball player Andrew Harris (Waterbury Center, Vt.) has been named a District I Academic All-American by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors Association). The junior is a molecular biology/biochemistry major at Middlebury, currently owning a GPA of 3.88 through this fall. He will now be placed on a national ballot, with the team being named on February 28th.

February 17, 2007

The Middlebury men's basketball team saw its season come to an end as they suffered a 91-79 overtime loss to Colby. The Mules outscored the Panthers 19-7 in overtime, behind 11 of 13 foul shooting, while Middlebury went 3-12 from the floor.

February 13, 2007

The Middlebury College men's basketball will host its first-ever NESCAC Tournament game when Colby visits the Pepin Gym on Saturday, February 17th at 2:00 p.m. The fourth-seeded Panthers (15-9) will meet the fifth-seeded Mules (14-10) in one of four NESCAC quarterfinals contests taking place that afternoon.

February 10, 2007

Middlebury defeated Connecticut College 69-59 in the NESCAC season finale for both teams. With the road win, the Panthers finish the season in fourth place and will host its first-ever NESCAC Tournament quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 17th at 2:00 p.m. against Colby. The Camels end their season at 11-13.

February 9, 2007

Middlebury earned a key NESCAC road win at Wesleyan as the Panthers picked up a 64-58 win in Connecticut. The Panthers wrap up their regular season on Saturday at Connecticut College.

February 6, 2007

Middlebury controlled the boards 49-40 but came up on the short end of an 86-69 non-league game at Plattsburgh. The Panthers shot .365 from the floor, while the Cardinals converted on .471.

February 3, 2007

Bates shot 63 percent from the floor in the first half, jumping out to a big lead and never looking back, as the Bobcats handed Middlebury an 81-48 loss. Middlebury return to action at Plattsburgh on Tuesday, while Bates will visit Gordon on the same night.

February 2, 2007

Evan Thompson scored a career-high 35 points on 11 of 14 shooting from the floor as Middlebury won a shootout over Tufts, 102-91. The 35 points in a game are the most since Joey Faucher scored 42 on 1/16/97.

January 30, 2007

Norwich's Jerrold Williams hit four straight free throws and Middlebury went scoreless over the final three minutes as the Cadets came from four-points down to defeat the Panthers, 61-57 at Andrews Hall.

January 29, 2007

The Middlebury College basketball teams recently were instrumental in a fund-raising effort by the United Way of Addison Country. Several players received pledges from donors and then shot 500 free throws. The players raised money/free throw made, with all of the proceeds going toward the United Way. The women's team raised $4,523, while the men's squad brought in $1,523.

January 27, 2007

With the game tied 74-74 with 5:12 left, Williams went on a 12-5 run to secure the victory 86-79 Saturday afternoon at Pepin Gym. The Panthers' record drops to 12-6 and 2-3 in the NESCAC, while Williams improves to 10-9 and 3-2 in conference play. Middlebury goes on the road to face in-state foe Norwich on Tuesday before hosting a pair of NESCAC games on the weekend.

January 23, 2007

Middlebury shot .625 from the floor in the second half as the Panthers cruised to a 92-59 win over Johnson State. Middlebury held a decisive 55-31 edge on the boards, pulling down 21 offensive rebounds on the night.

January 20, 2007

Middlebury got out-rebounded 41-25 as the Panthers suffered an 82-67 NESCAC loss at Trinity. Middlebury moves to 2-2 in league play and returns to action on Tuesday night when they host Johnson State.

January 19, 2007

Middlebury hung tough with second-ranked Amherst but fell short as they saw their nine-game winning streak come to an end with a 79-73 loss in NESCAC play. The Panthers return to action tomorrow when they take on Trinity.

January 13, 2007

Middlebury set a new school record with its ninth consecutive win as the Panthers topped Bowdoin 81-58 in NESCAC action Saturday in Pepin Gym. The Panthers continued their hot shooting, hitting .483 of their shots from the floor and .464 from behind the arc.

January 12, 2007

Middlebury and Colby opened their NESCAC schedules with a shootout as the Panthers came away with a 100-93 win over the Mules. The win is the eighth straight for Middlebury, tying a school mark last reached in '88-'89. The two teams combined to make 25 of 50 shots from behind the three-point arc in the game. The game is the fourth and second consecutive 100-point effort for the Panthers this season.

January 10, 2007

The following is an article written by Todd Sliss that appeared in The Scarsdale Inquirer, Friday, August 25, 2006. It summarizes a great experience enjoyed this summer by Middlebury College men's basketball player, Ben Rudin.

The only thing that could have made the Maccabi Games in Sydney, Australia more memorable for the Rudin family is if dad Mitchell and son Ben had played on the same basketball team.

January 9, 2007

Middlebury had little trouble with Green Mountain as they earned 102-47 win over the Eagles. The Panthers have now won seven straight as they enter NESCAC play this weekend, when they host Colby and Bowdoin. This also marks the third 100-point game of the season for the Panthers, who lead the NESCAC in scoring.

January 7, 2007

Middlebury won a shootout in New Hampshire on Sunday as the Panthers came away with a 96-85 win over Colby-Sawyer.

January 6, 2007

Middlebury grabbed a 30-point half time lead and never looked back as the Panthers picked up an 81-65 win over Skidmore in Pepin Gym. Middlebury shot .528 from the floor in the first half, outscoring the Thoroughbreds 10-0 from the free throw line.

December 9, 2006

Middlebury handed Hamilton its first loss of the season as the Panthers picked up an impressive 86-84 road win.

Middlebury trailed 44-35 at the half, but a three-point basket by Wil Hyatt with 12:12 left in the second half gave the Panthers a 58-57 lead -- their first since the score was 5-4.

December 5, 2006

Middlebury jumped out to a 13-2 lead and never looked back as they cruised to a 100-76 win over Southern Vermont. The Panthers finish up their semester at Hamilton on Saturday, while the Mountaineers travel to Norwich on Thursday.

December 2, 2006

The Panther men's basketball team bounced back after a loss to RPI with a 76-70 win at Union on Saturday. Middlebury placed five players in double figures, while shooting .593 from the floor in the second half.

November 30, 2006

Rensselaer (4-1) went on a decisive 8-0 run late in the game as the Red Hawks spoiled Middlebury's home-opener with a 69-64 win over the Panthers in Pepin Gym. The Panthers shot just 9 of 28 (.321) from the free throw line as they move to 2-3 on the season.

November 28, 2006

Middlebury turned up the offense at Castleton as they poured in 99 points on the way to a 99-90 win over the Spartans. The Panthers shot .493 from the floor in the game, forcing 18 turnovers.

November 21, 2006

St. Lawrence shot .547 from the field on its way to an 80-64 win over Middlebury. The Panthers, who were playing their third straight on the road to open the season, return to action at Castleton next Tuesday.

November 20, 2006

LIVE STATS will be available for every home men's and women's basketball game this season in the Pepin Gym. You'll be able to follow each play of each game online, including a cumulating box score as the game progresses.


November 18, 2006

The men's basketball team bounced back after an opening day loss with a 120-61 thumping of Mount Ida at the Gordon Tip-Off Tournament. The 120 points in the game are a new school record, besting 117-point effort by team in '88 and '60. The Panthers shot 59% from the floor and picked up 19 steals in the win.

November 17, 2006

The Middlebury men's basketball team opened up its season with an 83-73 loss against M.I.T. at the Gordon College Tip-Off Tournament. The Panthers return to action in the consolation game at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday.

September 26, 2006

Three members of the Middlebury College basketball community will be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame on October 6th. Former Panther coaches and athletic directors Tom Lawson and Russ Reilly will be inducted, along with former standout player John Humphrey. The ceremony will take play at the Ryan Center on the campus of the University of Rhode Island.