Eagles start conference play with road win

Troy Simons scored 18 points as the Eagles beat the Manatees. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Troy Simons scored 18 points as the Eagles beat the Manatees. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State opened Suncoast Conference play tonight with a 93-81 win over State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota in Bradenton. 

The Eagles had a 43-35 lead at halftime. 

Elijah Cottrill led the Eagles with 19 points. 

Troy Simons had 18, while Reger Baker and Darelle Porter each added 11, and Dayjar Dickson tallied seven.

The Eagles (15-6, No. 7 FCSAA) face Hillsborough Community College (No. 10 FCSAA) on Saturday at 4 p.m. in Winter Haven.

Oct 31
Men's Basketball 7:30 PM
at Florida Southern College
Closed Scrimmage Lakeland, Fla.
Nov 04
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at Indian River State College
Fort Pierce, Fla.
Nov 07
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Daytona State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Nov 14
Men's Basketball 7:30 PM
at College of Central Florida
Ocala, Fla.
Nov 18
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
Eastern Florida State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Nov 19
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
ASA College (Miami)
Winter Haven, Fla.
Nov 21
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Santa Fe College
Winter Haven, Fla.
CONF ALL

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