Eagles win home opener

Troy Simons scored 26 points as the Eagles won their home opener. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Troy Simons scored 26 points as the Eagles won their home opener. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

In its home opener, Polk State earned its first win of the basketball season last night, defeating Red Devil Prep 89-47 in Winter Haven.

The Eagles had a 42-23 lead at the half,

Troy Simons led the Eagles with 26 points, shooting 11 for 12 from the field and four for five from three-point range.

Charles Humphries scored 16 points.

Kareem Chever-Moore had nine points and eight assists.

Richard Gaetano scored nine points, and Branislav Labudovic grabbed nine rebounds 

The Eagles (1-1) hit the road Tuesday for a 7 p.m. game at Daytona 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.
Dec 05
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Palm Beach State College
Winter Haven, Fla.

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