Eagles soar past Hawks on Webb's three-pointer

Kadeem Webb made the game-winning shot with 1.7 seconds left as the Eagles defeated Hillsborough Community College 59-56 in Tampa. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Kadeem Webb made the game-winning shot with 1.7 seconds left as the Eagles defeated Hillsborough Community College 59-56 in Tampa. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Kadeem Webb's three-pointer with 1.7 seconds left gave Polk State a 59-56 win over Hillsborough Community College tonight in Tampa. 

The Eagles have won two in a row and improve to 2-3 in the Suncoast Conference. 

Polk State trailed 56-54 when Webb hit the winning shot. 

On the subsequent possession the Hawks turned the ball over. 

When the Eagles inbounded, Kareem Chever-Moore was immediately fouled. He stepped to the free-throw line and sank two shots, putting the Eagles ahead 59-56.

Hillsborough had a final possession with .4 seconds on the clock but missed a half-court shot at the buzzer. 

Stefan Nakic led the Eagles with 15 points. 

Walt Covington scored 11. 

The Eagles (5-17, 2-3) return to action Saturday when they face State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota at 4 p.m. in Winter Haven.

Dec 15
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
Santa Fe College
Education Day Winter Haven, Fla.
Dec 31
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at College of Central Florida
Ocala, FL
Jan 02
Men's Basketball 5:30 PM
at Indian River State College
Fort Pierece, Fla.
Jan 05
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Winter Haven, Fla.
Jan 12
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at St. Petersburg College
St. Pete, Fla.
Jan 16
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Hillsborough Community College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Jan 19
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern
Fort Myers, Fla.
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