Eagles get road win against Manatees

Bernard Samuel had 20 points and five rebounds in today's road win. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Bernard Samuel had 20 points and five rebounds in today's road win. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Coming off a tough home loss, which dropped them into second place in the Suncoast Conference, the Polk State Eagles came back strong today, beating State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota 93-73 in Bradenton. 

The Eagles had a 36-33 lead at halftime before pulling away in the second half. 

Bernard Samuel led the Eagles, scoring 20 points and grabbing five rebounds. 

Tohi Smith-Milner had 14 points and five rebounds. 

Darelle Porter scored 12 points. 

Elijah Cottrill recorded 11 points and six rebounds. 

Reger Baker finished with 10 points and five rebounds. 

The Eagles (19-8, 4-2) travel to Tampa on Wednesday to face Hillsborough Community College. Polk State has beaten the Hawks twice this season.      

 

 

Dec 14
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
College of Central Florida
Winter Haven, Fla.
Dec 16
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
at Santa Fe College
Gainesville, Fla.
Jan 02
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Jan 04
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Harcum College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Jan 06
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
Hillsborough Community College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Jan 10
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Bradenton, Fla.
Jan 17
Men's Basketball 7:30 PM
at Florida Southwestern
Fort Myers, Fla.
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