New schedule highlighted by road tests

This season, FIU men’s basketball schedule is daunting. Going against five postseason teams from a year ago, the Panthers will face the tough task of rebuilding an 8-21 record from last year.

Pitino bringing up-tempo style of play to FIU

A new era is set to launch for the men’s basketball squad with newly appointed head coach Richard Pitino at the helm. The former Louisville assistant coach has bold aspirations of revamping the philosophy of the program.

Comeback effort comes up short in loss to WKU

The Panthers were in desperate need of a conference win on Jan. 28 against Western Kentucky. FIU did not make the situation easy for themselves. Down as much as 15 points in the second half, the Panthers struggled for most of the game shooting from the field.

Wright comes up clutch for Panthers in win over Jaguars

After over being out of the lineup for over a month, the Panthers finally had its leading scorer on the floor. DeJuan Wright, who returned back to the lineup after sustaining a leg injury on Dec. 15, went back to work.

Despite first half lead, Panthers cannot capitalize and fall to Middle Tennessee

With slow starts to both the first and second half, the Panthers dug themselves into a hole they could not climb out of. Dominic Ferguson’s career-high tying 20 points were not enough, as the Panthers were defeated by the Blue Raiders 70-59 on Jan. 12. In the press conference, Head Coach Isiah Thomas was almost at a lost for words.