Eastern Florida State Basketball Team Defeats Polk State 73-66 to Take First Place in Conference
By Michael Parsons, Eastern Florida State College // February 13, 2022
Brody Boyer, Reggie Hill each scored 14 pts
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Eastern Florida State College men’s basketball team took sole possession of first place in the Central Conference Saturday afternoon at Titan Field House.
The Titans defeated Polk State College 73-66 in the battle of top teams in the conference and won their 20th game of the season.
Polk State College grabbed as much as a 10-point lead in the first half but down eight with four minutes left, Brandon Garcia would score eight straight points to spearhead a 13-2 run to finish out the first half.
Polk State College would cut the lead to one point a couple of times in the second half, but the Titans played tough defense, hit their free throws, and rebounded well down the stretch to pick up the win.
Hill would go 7-for-7 from the free-throw line in the second half and Roberts Berze stepped up late in the game to slow down Freddie Word who scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half.
Brody Boyer and Hill each scored 14 points while Berze finished with 11 points and eight rebounds. Vlad Salaridze finished with 10 points.
Eastern Florida State College will host Santa Fe on Wednesday night in a key Central Conference game at 7:30 p.m.
The game will be broadcast live on WEFS-TV, which is channel 9 or 455 on Spectrum, 68 on DirecTV, 30 on Dish, and 68 on AT&T Uverse.
Admission is free to games at Titan Field House on the Melbourne campus.
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