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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Keene State

Opponent: Keene State (11-7, 6-3) Details: Tuesday, Pepin, 7pm Last season, we drove down to Keene State to watch our 18-0, top-ranked Panthers fall to a talented Keene State team that was hungry for the upset. Middlebury never could pull away from the Owls, and blew a late game lead, failing to score a field […]

Middlebury Can’t Finish

The Panthers had Williams on the ropes, up eight with five minutes to go, and fell apart, ultimately losing by one, 64-63, after scoring only one basket in those last five minutes. The end of the game was in too many ways similar to the loss at Keene State last year, and — to a lesser […]

The Route 7 Rivalry

Once again, we have accompanied our preseason preview with an updated follow-up, this one appropriately in depth considering the magnitude of the matchup.  Jan. 26: WILLIAMS (5-5, 17-8) Details: Saturday, January 26, 2012, 2:00 pm (at Williams) Last year: Middlebury 80-79, Middlebury 73-61 It seems like a lot of NESCAC observers are down on Williams this year […]


Jan. 18: HAMILTON (15-10, 4-6) Details: Friday, 6:00 pm (at Middlebury) Last year: Middlebury 76-64 Hamilton lost top scorer Pat Sullivan and will have a hard time making up for his absence, but will look to rely on their tall senior big men, 6’6” Eric Benvenuti (7.2 ppg) and 6’8” Ken Click (7.1 ppg). Jack Roberts will […]

Conference Home Opening Weekend

This weekend Middlebury (11-0, 2-0) will host Connecticut College (5-8, 0-2) and Wesleyan (7-6, 1-1) to open the home conference schedule. Like last week, I’ve re-posted our pre-season notes on both of these games below, and added some new thoughts based on observations from the season thus far. Jan. 11: CONNECTICUT COLLEGE (1-9, 8-16) Date: Friday, 6:00 pm […]