Florida Tech’s Mims One Victory Away From Most Wins

By  //  November 18, 2013

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Panthers Take On Palm Beach Atlantic Tonight

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA – With one more win, head coach Billy Mims will stand alone as the most winningest coach in Florida Tech (3-0) history with 126 victories.

With one more win, head coach Billy Mims will stand alone as the most winningest coach in Florida Tech (3-0) history with 126 victories. (Florida Tech image)

With one more win, head coach Billy Mims will stand alone as the most winningest coach in Florida Tech (3-0) history with 126 victories. (Florida Tech image)

The Panthers look to improve to 4-0 for the second time in three seasons when they head to its only road contest of the 2013 schedule, a non conference game at Palm Beach Atlantic (1-1) on Monday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Rubin Arena.

Live stats and video will be provided and can be accessed by clicking on the respective links on the men’s basketball schedule page on FloridaTech Sports.com, the official home of FIT athletics.

LAST TIME OUT

Corbin Jackson dominated all evening and recorded a triple-double in just his third game as a Panther, finishing with 20 points, 15 rebounds and 10 blocks to lead FIT past Assumption College (1-2), 78-72, in overtime at the Clemente Center.

Robert Booth and the Panthers look to begin season 4-0. (J.C. Ridley image)

Robert Booth and the Panthers look to begin season 4-0. (J.C. Ridley image)

Chris Carter scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half and overtime as the Panthers rallied back after trailing by as much as six in the later stages of the second half. Clutch free throws and trap defense were critical in FIT’s comeback victory.

The Sailfish came out victorious in their home opener on Saturday, Nov. 16, defeating No. 5 Northwood (NAIA Division II), 75-65 behind 16 points by Clayton Williams.

Project Lineup for Florida Tech (3-0) – Numbers vs. Assumption (Nov. 15)
• Chris Carter – 22 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and two steals
• Jermaine Jackson – 18 points on 6-of-12 shooting
• Corbin Jackson – 20 points, 15 rebounds, 10 blocks and two steals
• Akeem Johnson – Six assists, three steals and three rebounds
• David Usic – Nine points and four rebounds

Projected Lineup for Palm Beach Atlantic University (1-1) – Numbers vs. No. 5 Northwood (Nov. 16)
• Marko Djekovic – Five assists, two steals and four points
• Clayton Williams – 16 points, five rebounds and one steal
• Christian Martinez – Six points and three assists
• Marcus Hardy – 15 points, three steals and two blocks
• Garet Tucker – 12 points, two assists, one block and one steal

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