Eagles defeat Eagles in OT

Elijah Cottrill had 15 points, seven assists, six rebounds, and three steals in a 92-85 OT win over Tallahassee Community College. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Elijah Cottrill had 15 points, seven assists, six rebounds, and three steals in a 92-85 OT win over Tallahassee Community College. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

In a battle of the birds, the Polk State Eagles beat the Tallahassee Community College Eagles 92-85 in overtime today at the Florida JUCO Shootout in Gainesville. 

The Eagles had a 41-38 halftime lead. Elijah Cottrill made a 15-foot jumper with seven seconds remaining, and regulation ended with the teams tied at 76. 

Polk State outscored Tallahassee 16-9 in overtime. 

Troy Simons led Polk State with 29 points. He sank four of eight three-point shots. 

Reger Baker scored 20 points and shot eight of 10 from the field. He suffered a cut above his eye that required stitches, and he is doubtful for tomorrow's game. 

Cottrill tallied 15 points, seven assists, six rebounds, and three steals. He went six-for-six at the free throw line. 

With the win, its third straight, Polk State (No. 8 FCSAA) improves to 11-4. The Eagles take on Eastern Florida (No. 3 FCSAA) tomorrow at 5 p.m. in Gainesville.  

 
Nov 23
Men's Basketball 6:00 PM
at Gulf Coast State College
Nov 24
Men's Basketball TBA
at TBA
Gulf Coast Classic Panama City, Fla.
Nov 24
Men's Basketball TBA
Walters State Community College
Commodore Classic Panama City, Fla.
Nov 25
Men's Basketball TBA
at TBA
Gulf Coast Classic Panama City, Fla.
Nov 29
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, Fla.
Dec 01
Men's Basketball 5:00 PM
at Eastern Florida State College
Jim Grimes Classic Melbourne, Fla.
Dec 02
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
at Tallahassee Community College
Jim Grimes Classic Melbourne, Fla.
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