Middlebury

September 6, 2012

Former Middlebury College men's basketball player Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) has signed a one year contact with T71 Dudelange Basketball in the Diekirch League, Luxembourg’s top division. T71 won league champions for two consecutive seasons in 2010 and 2011, before losing in the championship series last season to Sparta.

October 9, 2012

Middlebury will offer the "Get Better Basketball Academy" with four sessions taking place in October and November. The camp is geared towards players from 7-18 and will take place on Sunday mornings. CLICK HERE for the camp brochure and CLICK HERE to fill out the medical release form.

September 6, 2012

The Cleveland Cavaliers have named Koby Altman '04 Pro Personnel Manager, Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. In his role as Pro Personnel Manager, Altman will coordinate the team’s domestic professional scouting efforts and will assist General Manager Chris Grant and Vice President of Basketball Operations David Griffin with other player personnel related matters.

March 19, 2012

Middlebury College men's basketball player Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) has been named a second-team All-American for the second straight season by the NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches). The senior was also named to the D3Hoops.com first-team All-American squad. Sharry is now a two-time All-American, joining former Panther Ben Rudin ’09 as the school’s only men’s basketball All-Americans.

March 13, 2012

Middlebury College men's basketball player Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) has been named a first-team NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches) Northeast selection for the second straight season. A second-team All-American last year, Sharry will look to repeat the honor when the All-Americans are announced early next week.

March 9, 2012

Travis Farrell hit a three at the buzzer to give the University of Scranton a 58-55 upset victory over host Middlebury in an NCAA Sectional game played before a sellout crowd of 1,200 in Pepin Gym. The Royals (23-7) will take on Cabrini College (29-1), a 72-65 winner over Eastern Connecticut, in tomorrow’s sectional final at 7:00 p.m., with the winner advancing to the NCAA final four. The Panthers, who saw a 25-game home winning streak snapped, end the 2011-12 season with a 26-4 overall record.

March 8, 2012

The Middlebury College men's basketball team will host a four-team NCAA Men’s Basketball Sectional for the first time in school history. The Panthers will take on Scranton on Friday, March 9th at 7:30 p.m., with Eastern Connecticut State taking on Cabrini at 5:30 p.m. The winners meet on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. in the sectional final with a trip to the final four on the line.

March 3, 2012

Middlebury advanced to the NCAA Sectionals after an 89-73 win over Albertus Magnus in a regional final game played at Middlebury College. The Panthers (26-3) will make their second-straight trip to the sectional next weekend, when they take on Scranton, while Cabrini meets Eastern Connecticut State. The site of the sectional will be announced on Sunday.

March 2, 2012

Middlebury went on a 20-5 second half run to open up a 20-point lead on its way to a 75-49 win over Morrisville in an NCAA Tournament first-round game. The Panthers (25-3) advance to take on Albertus Magnus, an 87-84 winner over St. Joseph’s of Long Island, in the regional final on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m.

March 2, 2012

Approximately 300 tickets will go on sale for the NCAA Men's Basketball Regional Final beginning at 6:00 p.m. Saturday night in the Pepin Gymnasium lobby.

February 27, 2012

The Middlebury College men's basketball team will makes its fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance when they host a regional on March 2nd & 3rd in Pepin Gym. The Panthers will take on Morrisville on Friday at 7:30 p.m., preceded by a game between Albertus Magnus and St. Joseph’s of Long Island at 5:30. The winners meet on Saturday night at 7:00 in the regional final.

February 29, 2012

Middlebury College men's basketball player Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Year. Joining him as a first-team All-NESCAC selection was sophomore guard Joey Kizel (Short Hills, N.Y.), while head coach Jeff Brown was named the league’s coach of the year. The group is preparing to lead the Panthers into their fifth straight NCAA Tournament appearance when they host a regional in Pepin Gym this weekend.

February 28, 2012

Middlebury College men's basketball player Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) has been named a finalist for the prestigious Jostens Trophy. The announcement came from the members of the Rotary Club of Salem, Va. The club is responsible for the initial review of annual nominations and narrows the pool to 10 men and 10 women finalists.

February 26, 2012

Middlebury saw its hopes of a second straight NESCAC title come to an end as the Panthers suffered a 71-69 loss at Amherst in the title game.  The Jeffs improve to 25-2 overall, earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, winning their first NESCAC crown since ’06. The Panthers, champions in ’09 and ’11, fall to 24-3 overall and are expected to get an at-large bid to the tourney.

February 25, 2012

Middlebury will make its fourth straight NESCAC Championship game appearance after a 74-52 win over Wesleyan in a semifinal match-up at Amherst. The Panthers (24-2)  will look for their second straight title and third in four years as they battle the host school at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

February 20, 2012

Tickets for the NESCAC men's basketball semifinals will go on sale from Wednesday, February 22nd at 2:00 p.m. through Friday, February 24th at noon in the McCullough box office. Tickets are priced at $5 for adults, $2 for students/seniors. You can purchase tickets online at: http://boxoffice.middlebury.edu/index.php, call 802-443-6433 or stop by the McCullough box office.

February 18, 2012

Fourth-ranked Middlebury went 18-20 from the free throw line over the final six minutes of play, keeping visiting Williams at bay for a 73-61 NESCAC quarterfinal win at Pepin Gym.  Middlebury (23-2) now owns a 23-game home winning streak and advances to the NESCAC semifinals for the fifth straight year taking on Wesleyan at Amherst next weekend.

February 17, 2012

The Middlebury College men's basketball team will host a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 18th at 3:00 p.m. against Williams. You can also WATCH LIVE for free or follow LIVESTATS.

February 10, 2012

The Middlebury men’s basketball team had little trouble at Trinity, picking up a 76-47 road win. The Panthers (21-1, 9-0) shot .547 from the floor, holding the Bantams (10-13, 2-7) to .265. Second-ranked Middlebury returns to action at Amherst Saturday with the top seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament on the line, as both teams enter the game with perfect 9-0 marks in league play. 

February 11, 2012

Middlebury dropped its first NESCAC game of the season, falling 77-75 in overtime at Amherst. The sixth-ranked Jeffs clinch the top seed for the upcoming NESCAC Championship, while the #2 Panthers own the second seed. Amherst will host eighth-seeded Hamilton College next Saturday in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament, while Middlebury earned the No. 2 seed and will host seventh-seeded Williams.

February 7, 2012

The second-ranked Middlebury men’s basketball team cruised to a 103-70 non-conference victory over Lyndon State (4-16) on the road. The Panthers (21-1) next travel to Trinity for a NESCAC match-up on Friday.

February 3, 2012

The top-ranked Middlebury College men's basketball team was recently featured, along with MIT, in an article on SI.COM. CLICK HERE to check it out.

February 6, 2012

Middlebury College men’s basketball player Joey Kizel (Short Hills, N.J.) has been named the NESCAC player of the week. Kizel averaged 20.3 points per game on 18-of-28 shooting (.643) during a 2-1 week for the Panthers. He made 8-12 three-point attempts and hit 17-18 shots at the foul line (.944).

February 3, 2012

Top-ranked Middlebury held off a late charge by Bowdoin (14-6, 3-4), as the Panthers picked up a 79-76 win over the Polar Bears in Pepin Gym. Middlebury (19-1, 7-0) extends its home court streak to 21 games with the victory, as they prepare to host Colby on Saturday. Bowdoin returns to action tomorrow afternoon when they visit Williams.

February 4, 2012

Top-ranked Middlebury handed Colby a 72-53 loss on senior day in Pepin Gym. The 20-1 Panthers extend their home court winning streak to 22 and maintain a share of first place in the NESCAC with Amherst at 8-0, with the teams slated to meet next Saturday.

January 28, 2012

Trailing 80-79, James Wang’s last-second 21-footer clanked off the back iron, ending the hopes of a Williams upset of top-ranked Middlebury at Pepin Gym on Saturday. The nation’s number one team improved to 18-0, setting a new school record for consecutive wins, and now owns a 20-game home winning streak.

January 17, 2012

Ryan Sharry scored a game-high 28 points to lead top-ranked Middlebury to a 97-71 win over Castleton State College in Pepin Gymnasium. The Panthers shot over 61% from the floor, holding a sizeable 49-31 advantage on the boards.

January 31, 2012

Top-ranked Middebury lost its first game of the season, as the Panthers (18-1) fell 77-76 at Keene State before a sold-out crowd at Spaulding Gymnasium on Tuesday night. The Owls (15-4), who have won a season-high six straight games, handed Middlebury its first loss since falling to St. Thomas in the NCAA Final Four last March.

January 30, 2012

Middlebury College men’s basketball player Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC player of the week for the third time this season. Sharry averaged 19.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and 2.5 blocks per game in a 2-0 week for unbeaten Middlebury. He made 17-24 shots from the floor (.708) and hit 4-5 from the foul line over the week.

January 24, 2012

Middlebury tied the school record for consecutive wins with 17, while setting a new school mark for wins to start a season as the Panthers topped Plattsburgh (6-10) 73-54 in a non-conference game played in Pepin Gym. Ryan Sharry led top-ranked Middlebury with 20 points and 13 rebounds, earning his 30th career double-double.

January 24, 2012

Middlebury College men’s basketball player Ryan Sharry was one of three athletes honored by the Vermont Sportswriters and  Sportscasters Association for their efforts in the month of December. The three  athletes were chosen in a statewide vote of the VSSA membership after being nominated by a VSSA member.

January 20, 2012

Ryan Sharry scored a game-high 22 points to lead top-ranked  Middlebury  to a 76-64 win over Hamilton in a NESCAC game at Hamilton's Margaret Bundy Scott Field House on Jan. 20. Sharry was 10 of 15 from the floor, and also pulled down a team-high eight rebounds.

January 18, 2012

The Middlebury men's basketball team was recently featured in a segment on WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont. Ashley Chase was on campus on Monday, January 16th to do the story. CLICK HERE to watch.

January 14, 2012

Undefeated and top-ranked Middlebury built a 60-51 lead with 3:52 to play and withstood a late Wesleyan rally earning a 65-62 decision in Connecticut on Saturday. The win pushed the Panthers' record to 14-0 overall, 4-0 in NESCAC play, as Wesleyan fell to 12-4 on the season, 2-2 in league action.

January 13, 2012

Top-ranked Middlebury remained undefeated with a 72-56 road win at Connecticut College. The Panthers improve to 13-0 with the win, 3-0 in NESCAC play and will visit Wesleyan for a 4:00 p.m. conference tilt Saturday.

January 9, 2012

Middlebury College men’s basketball player Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC player of the week for the second time this season. Sharry averaged 29.0 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks/game while shooting .778 from the field in a 3-0 week for undefeated (12-0) and top-ranked Middlebury.

January 7, 2012

Middlebury shot an impressive .625 from the floor holding off a determined Tufts squad 82-69 on Saturday at Pepin Gym. With the win, the top-ranked Panthers improve to 12-0 overall and 2-0 in NESCAC play. The Jumbos even their conference record at 1-1, dropping to 8-4 on the season.

January 6, 2012

Middlebury opened up NESCAC play with a convincing 79-57 win over Bates (6-5, 0-1) in Pepin Gym. The Panthers (11-0, 1-0) shot .508 from the floor, knocking down 16 of 20 free throws. Both teams return to action tomorrow with Bates visiting Williams and Middlebury hosting Tufts at 4:00 p.m.

January 3, 2012

Senior Ryan Sharry connected on 19 of 23 field goal attempts and scored a career-high 41 points to lead Middlebury to a 123-111 victory over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in a non-league game at East Campus Arena. The top-ranked Panthers set a school record for points in a game on their way to improving to 10-0.

December 30, 2011

Middlebury improved to 9-0 on the year with a 66-63 win at Salem State at the 2011 Salem State Holiday Classic. The top-ranked Panthers remain unbeaten on the season, while the Vikings fall to 7-4. Nate Simpson's three-pointer in the final seconds fell just short, as Middlebury held on for the win.

December 29, 2011

Middlebury’s Ryan Sharry became the 16th player in school history to surpass the 1,000-point plateau as the top-ranked Panthers returned from the holiday break with an 83-54 win over Curry at the Salem State Holiday Classic.

December 12, 2011

Middlebury College men’s basketball player Ryan Sharry (Braintree, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC player of the week. After missing the first five games of the season, Sharry had a big return for the Panthers, averaging 20 points, 9 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 2.5 steals over a pair of wins. In his season debut, the senior came off the bench to score 16 points on 6-7 shooting in a win over Johnson & Wales.

December 9, 2011

Top-ranked Middlebury finished the semester with a perfect 7-0 mark after picking up a hard-fought 64-59 road win at Skidmore (4-2). Ryan Sharry and Joey Kizel combined for 42 of their team's 64 points. Sharry scored a game-high 24 points and had 14 rebounds, with four blocks and four steals.

December 6, 2011

Fresh off their new spot atop the national poll, the Middlebury men’s basketball team (6-0) cruised to a 90-46 win over Johnson & Wales (1-5) in Pepin Gym. The Panthers shot a red-hot .581 from the floor in the first half, ending the game with just four turnovers.

December 6, 2011

For the first time in school history, the Middlebury College men's basketball team has risen to the top spot in the Division III national poll. In the December 6th D3Hoops.com poll, the Panthers received 13 of 25 first place votes to earn 612 points. Amherst was second with 10 first place votes and 599 points, followed by Virginia Wesleyan, Augustana and Wooster. The 5-0 Panthers will play their final home game of the semester tonight when they take on Johnson & Wales at 7:00 p.m.

November 29, 2011

The second-ranked  Panther men’s basketball team moved to 5-0 on the season with a 107-51 drubbing at Southern Vermont. Middlebury returns to action on December 6th when they host Johnson & Wales.

November 22, 2011

The fifth-ranked Middlebury men’s basketball team handed St. Joseph’s College of Rutland its first loss of the season (5-1), as the Panthers (3-0) picked up a 61-48 win in their home-opener in Pepin Gym. Middlebury was playing without pre-season All-American Ryan Sharry, who was missing his third straight game with an injury. The Panthers return to action on Sunday at Johnson State.

November 27, 2011

Fifth-ranked Middlebury broke open a 21-20 game in the first half with an 18-5 run and later went on to an 81-43 non-conference victory at Johnson State on Sunday at Carter Gym.  The Badgers fall to 0-5, while Middlebury improves to 4-0.

November 20, 2011

The #5 Middlebury men’s basketball team defeated Ramapo 73-62 in the championship game of the Roadrunner Tip-Off Tournament. The Panthers improve to 2-0 on the season, handing Ramapo (3-1) their first loss of the season.

November 19, 2011

The Middlebury men’s basketball team opened up its season with a 76-70 win over Gwynedd Mercy at the Ramapo Tournament in New Jersey. The Panthers shot .520 from the floor and held a 36-28 advantage on the boards.