Three Eagles earn postseason honors

From left: Alsean Evans, Tekorian “TK” Smith, and Bernat Vanaclocha earned postseason honors for the 2018-18 basketball season.
From left: Alsean Evans, Tekorian “TK” Smith, and Bernat Vanaclocha earned postseason honors for the 2018-18 basketball season.

Three Polk State basketball players have received postseason honors. 

Alsean Evans and Tekorian "TK" Smith were named to First Team All Suncoast Conference. 

Bernat Vanaclocha earned Second Team All Suncoast Conference. 

Smith also made the All State and All Region Eight teams. 

A freshman guard from Memphis, Tenn., Smith ended the season ranked fourth in NJCAA Region 8 in points-per-game (19.5) and sixth in points (565). He set a Polk State freshman scoring record, breaking the previous mark of 512. 

He also tallied 92 rebounds, 54 assists, and 36 steals. 

Evans, a sophomore guard from Lakeland, Fla., scored 154 points, averaging 16.9 per game. In addition, he grabbed 100 rebounds and made 28 assists, 18 steals, and 11 blocks. 

A freshman from Carlet, Spain, Vanaclocha ranked sixth in field-goal percentage, shooting 58.7 percent. The 6-11 center also scored 222 points, pulled down 148 rebounds, and blocked 27 shots.  

All three players played key roles as the Eagles went 12-2 on their home court.  

Each of them has a GPA over 3.0, and Evans has committed to continuing his academic and athletic career at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

 

Nov 22
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
vs. Florida State College at Jacksonville
Josh Giles Memorial Classic Winter Haven, FL
Nov 23
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
vs. Chipola College
Josh Giles Memorial Classic Winter Haven, FL
Nov 26
Men's Basketball 7:30 PM
at College of Central Florida
Ocala, FL
Nov 30
Men's Basketball 1:00 PM
vs. USC Salkehatchie
@ Bradenton, FL
State College of Florida Classic Bradenton, FL
Dec 04
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
at Santa Fe College
Gainesville, FL
Dec 06
Men's Basketball 5:00 PM
vs. Gulf Coast State College
@ Marianna, FL
Chipola College Classic Marianna, FL
Dec 07
Men's Basketball 5:00 PM
at Chipola College
Chipola College Classic Marianna, FL
CONF ALL

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