Polk State soared past Gulf Coast State (No. 1 FCSAA, No. 6 NJCAA) 73-67 tonight on the first day of the Chipola College Classic in Marianna, Fla.
The Eagles have now defeated two NJCAA top-25 teams this week.
Clarence Jackson posted a double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, nine of which came on the defensive end.
The Eagles (9-2, No. 7 FCSAA) play Chipola College (No. 4 FCSAA, No. 15 NJCAA) tomorrow at 6 p.m. The two teams met November 23 in Winter Haven, with Chipola winning 77-71.