WINTER PARK, Fla. (December 5, 2018) – Rollins snapped out of a two-game skid in a big way Wednesday, beating Warner University 98-57.
The win gives Rollins head coach Tom Klusman No. 699 for his career had moves the Tars to 6-2 on the season.
Hutton Yenor poured in a career-high 21 points in just 19 minutes off the bench to lead the Tars. The redshirt freshman was 7-of-10 from the field with a pair of three-pointers and hit 5-of-6 at the free throw line. He also added seven rebounds and four assists.
Khalil Ozuna led Warner (7-5) with 15 points while Austin Walker scored eight off the bench.
The Tars were scoreless for the first three minutes and fell into a 4-0 hole until a Mckim three-pointer at the 17:14 mark. After an Ozuna jumper on the next possession put the Tars down 6-3, the home team rattled off a 24-0 run to take a commanding 27-6 lead with 9:09 left in the half. Rollins shot 11-of-13 from the field during the span and kept the Royals off the board.
After having Warner get back to within 15, the Tars advantage ballooned to as many as 23 in the half before posting a 46-26 intermission advantage.
Rollins quickly erased any notion of a Warner comeback in the second and ran out to a 66-31 lead with 13 minutes to play. The Royals would get no closer than 29 the rest of the way while the Tars led by as many as 42 late in the game.
The Tars shot 49 percent in the game and hit a season-high 12 three-pointers. Warner was 32 percent from the field and hit just 7-of-27 from deep. The Tars controlled the glass 44-33 and forced 24 turnovers while committing 13.
Rollins is back in action on Friday, December 7, getting back into Sunshine State Conference play with a trip to Palm Beach Atlantic. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. in West Palm Beach. Fans can catch the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.