2018-19 Panthers Men's Basketball News

  • Turnovers Kill Panthers Upset Bid
    December 01, 2018
    A quick start, solid shooting, and strong rebounding weren’t enough for the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team Saturday as the Panthers came up short in their upset bid against #6-ranked Mohawk Valley Community College. By a final score of 86-66, the Panthers have now lost three straight to fall to 2-5 overall and 2-4 in Region III. Mohawk Valley is 9-1 overall and 6-1 in Region III.
  • Panthers Lose on Road for First Time
    November 29, 2018
    Heading into Thursday, the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball season had a surprising footnote to their 2-3 record: the Panthers had lost all their home games and won all their road games. Hitting the road for the third time this season, the Panthers looked to keep that unexpected streak intact with a Region III game at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Unfortunately for the visitors, the luck turned as the Panthers lost 90-63, leaving the Panthers with a record of 2-4 overall and 2-3 in Region III. Fulton-Montgomery is now 6-1 overall and 5-1 in Region.
  • Wild Second Half Does in Panthers Men
    November 27, 2018
    A wild second half that saw the two teams combine to score 111 points ended with the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team on the wrong end of a 97-85 loss to Jefferson Community College Tuesday night. The loss leaves the Panthers record at 2-3 overall, 2-2 in Region III, and 0-1 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. It was the first win of the year for the Jefferson Cannoneers who now stand at 1-8 overall, 1-5 in Region, and 1-0 in the MSAC.
  • Overtime Win for Panthers Men's Basketball
    November 17, 2018
    After seeing a 16-point lead evaporate in the second half, the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team got a clutch offensive rebound and basket with just eight seconds left in overtime to pull out an 86-85 win at Clinton Community College Saturday. The win evens the Panthers overall record at 2-2 while moving to 2-1 in Region III. Clinton is 1-4 overall and 0-4 in region.
  • Winter Weather Forces Schedule Changes
    November 15, 2018
    With the College closing due to the weather, Friday's scheduled games at North Country Community College have been postponed. The Panthers and Saints will play the makeup games on Wednesday, February 20. Women at 5 p.m. and the men following at 7 p.m. Saturday's games at Clinton Community College are still on, but with new start times. The women will tip at 2 p.m. while the men will follow at 4 p.m.
  • Panthers Can't Keep Up with Nation's #4 Team
    November 13, 2018
    A hot-shooting Herkimer College handed the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team a 93-60 defeat Tuesday in Dryden. The Panthers fall to 1-2 overall and 1-1 in Region III. Herkimer is now 4-1 both in region and overall.
  • Men Put Together Complete Game in Win
    November 06, 2018
    In their season opener, the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team saw 30 minutes of strong play undone in the final ten minutes of the game. It appears the lesson of needing to finish was learned. Playing at Schenectady County Community College Tuesday, the Panthers put together a full 40 minutes in a convincing 79-41 win. Both teams are now 1-1 on the year.
  • Panthers Can't Hold Big Lead, Lose in Final Seconds
    November 01, 2018
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team saw a 23-point second half slip away Thursday in a season-opening 82-80 loss to Jamestown Community College. It was also the first game of the year for Jamestown, a Division II team.
  • Men's Basketball Information Meeting - Monday, August 27
    August 20, 2018
    Coach Echevarria will hold an informational meeting for any Tompkins Cortland student interested in trying out for the Panthers basketball team. The meeting will be Monday, August 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the room 210 of the main campus building. If you are interested, but can't make the meeting, get in touch with Coach Echevarria.