The well-known story of "Picking Up Butch" was celebrated again on the national scene. ESPN made three trips to campus this year, gathering footage and interviews to document the 50th anniversary of the Middlebury tradition that was celebrated on homecoming weekend. The feature aired on ESPN's "E:60," on Tuesday, Nov. 2nd.
Tim Edwards, class of 2010, and former captain of the Middlebury men's basketball team has recently signed an agreement to play for the SB DJK Rosenheim Basketball Club in the city of Rosenheim, Germany.
Middlebury College men's basketball player Tim Edwards (Greenwich, Conn.) has earned another post-season honor. The Middlebury senior was a third-team All-Northeast Region selection by D3Hoops.com. Edwards is the two-time NESCAC Defensive Player of the Year, earning a spot on the second-team this season.
Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Regional Finals after a 64-57 win over Gordon College in Pepin Gym. The win is the first NCAA Tournament victory for the Panthers, who will battle Rhode Island College, a 72-60 winner over Rutgers-Newark, on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. The victory gives the Panther their school-record 25th of the season, against just three losses. Gordon ends its season with a 24-5 mark.
Leading by 15 at the half, Rhode Island College shot .520 from the floor in the second half to hold off Middlebury on its way to a 75-59 win over the Panthers in Pepin Gym. The Anchormen (22-7) advance to next weekend's round of 16 at Williams, while the Panthers (25-4) end their season with a school-record for wins.
The Middlebury College men's basketball team will makes its third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance when they host a regional on March 5th & 6th in Pepin Gym. The Panthers will take on Gordon on Friday at 8:00 p.m., preceded by a game between Rhode Island College and Rutgers-Newark at 6:00. The winners meet on Saturday night at 7:00 in the regional final.
Senior Tim Edwards (Greenwich, Conn.) and sophomore Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) have both earned second-team All-NESCAC honors. Edwards was also deemed the NESCAC Defensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. The duo will lead the team into the NCAA Tournament this weekend, when they host a regional on March 5th and 6th.
Middlebury saw its hope of a second straight NESCAC Championship come up short, as they fell at Williams 64-56 in the title game. The second-ranked Ephs improve to 26-1 on the season, while the sixth-ranked Panthers fall to 24-3. Williams earns an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, while Middlebury is expected to get an at-large bid when the pairings are announced on Monday.
The Middlebury men's basketball team advanced to the NESCAC Championship game for the second straight season, after a 65-48 win over Colby at Williams. The defending league champs will meet Williams in the title game on Sunday at noon, with the winner earning an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
The Middlebury College men's basketball team has advanced to the NESCAC semifinal round for the third straight season. The defending NESCAC Champions will travel to Williams to take on Colby in a semifinal contest on Saturday, February 27th at 4:00 p.m. The host school will meet Bates at 2:00 p.m., with the title game slated for Sunday at noon.
Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC semifinals for the third straight season after a 56-52 win over Trinity in a quarterfinal match-up in Pepin Gym. The Panthers (23-2) will take on Colby, a 67-49 winner over Amherst, in a semifinal contest at 4:00 p.m. next Saturday at Williams.
The Middlebury College men's basketball team will host a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 20th at 3:00 p.m. against Trinity. Tickets are priced at $5 for adults, $3 for students and are currently on sale at: http://boxoffice.middlebury.edu/index.php. You may also call 802-443-6433 or stop by the McCullough box office. You can watch the game live for free at: http://www.gomidd.tv/login.php.
Middlebury cruised to a 76-57 win at Green Mountain in their final tune-up before entering post-season play. The sixth-ranked Panthers move to 22-2 overall on the season, while the Eagles fall to 7-15.
The Middlebury men's basketball team won its 20th game for the second straight year, as the seventh-ranked Panthers moved to 20-2 with a 71-57 road win at Trinity. The Panthers have clinched the #2 seed in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament and wrap-up their regular season at Amherst on Saturday.
Middlebury ended NESCAC play with an 85-72 win at Amherst. The seventh-ranked Panthers move to 21-2 overall, earning the second seed in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament with an 8-1 record in league play.
Middlebury College men's basketball player Andrew Locke (Seattle, Wash.) has been named District I Academic second-team All-American by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors Association). Locke is currently the starting center on the 19-2 men's basketball team, which is ranked seventh nationally. The junior owns a 3.55 GPA, majoring in economics and neuroscience at Middlebury.
Leading 38-25 at intermission, Middlebury went on a 15-2 run to open the second half en route to a 76-65 win over Bowdoin Friday night at Pepin Gym. The eighth-ranked Panthers improve to 18-2 and 5-1 in NESCAC play, while the Polar Bears drop to 11-9 overall and 3-3 in conference action.
Middlebury improved to 19-2 and 6-1 in the NESCAC with a decisive 72-57 win over Colby at Pepin Gym on Saturday. Middlebury, owners of the top-ranked field goal defense in the nation, stymied the Mules, holding Colby to .194 shooting in the first half and .351 for the game.
In an anticipated match-up of two teams ranked in the top ten nationally, Williams topped Middlebury 79-64 in front of a huge crowd at Pepin Gym on Saturday. The fourth-ranked Ephs improve to 19-1 overall and 5-0 in NESCAC play, while eighth-ranked Middlebury drops to 17-2 and 4-1 in conference action. For the game the Ephs shot .537 from the field and connected on 8/16 threes, while Middlebury hit .355 and was 6/21 from behind the arc.
Middlebury is off to its best start in school history after a 63-52 road win over Rensselaer to open the second semester. Tim Edwards posted a double-double in non-conference action at East Campus Arena. The Engineers fall to 6-2 on the season, seeing their four-game win streak snapped. Middlebury (8-0) returns to action with a home game versus Hamilton on Saturday at 4 p.m.
Middlebury College men's basketball player Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Sharry averaged 13.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 4.0 blocks/game to lead Middlebury to its best start in school history at 9-0. Sharry shot .571 from the floor, scoring 14 points with seven boards in a win at RPI. He returned home to score 13 points with 11 rebounds and six blocks in Middlebury's win over Hamilton. Sharry and the Panthers will host Plattsburgh on Tuesday night at 7:30, before entertaining Colby-Sawyer on Thursday at 7:30.
Middlebury broke open a halftime tie against Hamilton, pulling out a 62-47 victory at Pepin Gym on Saturday. The Panthers' defense held the Continentals to .229 shooting from the floor in the second half and .258 for the game. With the win, the Panthers extend their school-best start to a season at 9-0, while the Continentals even their overall mark at 4-4.
The Middlebury men's basketball team (11-1) got back on the winning track with an 80-67 win at Skidmore (7-4) on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers return to action on Sunday with an in-state game at Lyndon State.
Middlebury struggled from the floor as the seventh-ranked Panthers (10-1) suffered their first loss of the season, an 86-76 defeat at the hands of Colby-Sawyer (7-5) in Pepin Gym. Middlebury made just 5 of 27 (.185) three-point attempts on the night, while connecting on 13 of 27 (.481) free throws. Colby-Sawyer was an impressive 9 of 17 (.529) from behind the arc, while connecting on 27 of 37 (.730) from the charity stripe. Fifty fouls were whistled in the contest, as Middlebury held a slight 47-43 edge on the boards. Middlebury returns to action at Skidmore on Saturday and Lyndon State on Sunday before opening up NESCAC play next weekend.
Middlebury continued its winning ways with a hard-fought 81-75 victory over Plattsburgh at Pepin Gym on Tuesday night. With the win, the seventh-ranked Panthers up their record to a glossy 10-0, while the Cardinals drop to 7-2 on the season. A combined 52 fouls were whistled in the game.
Middlebury opened NESCAC play with a 71-62 win over Bates on Friday night at Pepin Gym. Andrew Locke posted a career-high with 25 points, and matched his personal best with seven blocks, to go along with nine rebounds and 10/11 shooting. The 10th ranked Panthers improve to 13-1 and 1-0 in NESCAC play, while Bates drops to 6-7 and 0-1 in league play. Both teams return to action Saturday afternoon as Bates travels to Williams while the Panthers host Tufts at 4 p.m.
Middlebury College Athletics is excited to announce the arrival of video webcasts for the remainder of the basketball and hockey seasons. Games are expected to be webcast on a pay-per-view basis at $6/game. Men's hockey games will always include audio from WVTK, while audio for the other three sports will be picked up when available.
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The Middlebury men's basketball team earned its 12th win of the season overall with a 97-69 victory over Lyndon Sunday at Stannard Gymnasium. The seventh-ranked Panthers improve to 12-1 overall as they open NESCAC play this weekend when they host Bates and Tufts.
Middlebury earned its fifth straight win with a 74-55 triumph against Connecticut College in NESCAC men's basketball action played at Luce Fieldhouse Friday night. The Panthers, who are ranked #10 in the latest D3Hoops.com national poll, improve to 15-1 and 3-0 in the NESCAC. The Camels are 7-10 overall and 0-3 in conference action.
Middlebury built a double-digit lead midway through the first half en route to a 66-53 win over Tufts at Pepin Gym on Saturday. With the win, the 10th ranked Panthers improve to 14-1 overall and 2-0 in NESCAC play as the Jumbos drop to 3-10 and 0-2 in the conference. Despite being out-rebounded by Tufts 57-40 and 33-17 on the offensive glass, Middlebury held the Jumbos to .257 shooting from the floor.
Middlebury improved to 17-1 on the season as the eighth-ranked Panthers earned a 94-68 road win at Southern Vermont. The 94 points were the second-highest offensive output for the Panthers this season, as they prepare to host fourth-ranked Williams in a NESCAC match-up on Saturday at 4:00 p.m.
Ranked 10th nationally in the latest D3Hoops.com poll, Middlebury (16-1, 4-0 NESCAC) remained atop the NESCAC standings, tied with fifth-ranked Williams, after holding off Wesleyan (6-11, 0-4) for a 77-69 road win. Middlebury, the defending NESCAC tournament champion, has now won six in a row since being upset at home by Colby-Sawyer following a 10-0 start.
A recent article appeared in the Addison Independent, highlighted the experiences of Middlebury basketball players Kevin Kelleher and Ashton Coghlan. The piece was written by Middlebury College faculty member Karl Lindholm.
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Middlebury went on a 28-7 run to open the second half and cruised to a 76-56 win over Union on Saturday at Pepin Gym. With the victory, the 15th ranked Panthers wrap up their first semester with a perfect 7-0 record. The seven wins to start a season tie a school-best set in '17-'18 and '05-'06.
Middlebury improved to 6-0 on the season as the Panthers picked up a 79-57 win over St. Lawrence (1-4) in Pepin Gym. The Panthers forced 22 turnovers in the game, while shooting .468 from the floor. Middlebury wraps up its semester schedule when they host Union on Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
Middlebury forced 24 Castleton turnovers as the Panthers improved to 5-0 with an 88-58 win over the Spartans. The Panthers shot 12-29 (.414) from three-point range and finished the game at .441 from the floor after a slow start. Middlebury returns to action when they host St. Lawrence on Thursday at 7:00, while Castleton visits Colby-Sawyer next Tuesday.
The Middlebury men's basketball team moved to 4-0 on the season with an 88-60 win at Johnson State. The visiting Panthers used a 43-26 rebounding advantage and an impressive 55% shooting effort to cruise to the non-conference victory.
Middlebury had little trouble with St. Joseph's of Vermont as the Panthers cruised to an 87-56 win in their home-opener in Pepin Gym. Middlebury shot .574 from the floor in the game, placing four players in double figures.
Middlebury left Pennsylvania as the only undefeated team at the Equinox Classic, earning a 55-42 win over Haverford on day two of the tourney. Nolan Thompson and Jamal Davis each earned All-Tournament team honors for the 2-0 Panthers.
The Middlebury men's basketball team opened up its season with a 65-57 win over Swarthmore at the Equinox Classic Tournament in Pennsylvania. The rookie backcourt of Nolan Thompson and Jake Wolfin combined for 26 points and eight rebounds in the win. The Panthers return to action on Saturday when they visit Haverford.
Arlen Galloway has been named a men's basketball assistant coach at Middlebury College. Galloway comes to Middlebury from Kenyon College, where he served as an assistant coach for the previous two seasons. Galloway also worked as an assistant coach at Washington College during the '06-'07 season.