Eagles start conference play with road win

Troy Simons scored 18 points as the Eagles beat the Manatees. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Troy Simons scored 18 points as the Eagles beat the Manatees. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State opened Suncoast Conference play tonight with a 93-81 win over State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota in Bradenton. 

The Eagles had a 43-35 lead at halftime. 

Elijah Cottrill led the Eagles with 19 points. 

Troy Simons had 18, while Reger Baker and Darelle Porter each added 11, and Dayjar Dickson tallied seven.

The Eagles (15-6, No. 7 FCSAA) face Hillsborough Community College (No. 10 FCSAA) on Saturday at 4 p.m. in Winter Haven.

Jan 19
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern
Fort Myers, Fla.
Jan 23
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Bradenton, Fla.
Jan 30
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
St. Petersburg College
Red Out Game Winter Haven, Fla.
Feb 02
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, Fla.
Feb 06
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Florida Southwestern
Winter Haven, Fla.
Feb 09
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Winter Haven, Fla.
Feb 13
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Pasco-Hernando State College
Booster Club Appreciation Night Winter Haven, Fla.
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