Rollins trailed by 21 in the middle of the second half and came back to make it a two point game late, but the comeback ran out of time and the Tars fell to UT 95-88.
Rollins welcomes Tampa to Warden Arena for the Tars penultimate home game, tipping off at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
After trailing most of the second half, Rollins battled back to make it a five-point game late, but Palm Beach Atlantic caught fire down the stretch and handed the Tars a 91-80 loss on Saturday.
Currently on the outside looking in of a Sunshine State Conference tournament bid, Rollins will look to fight back into the conversation Saturday, hosting Palm Beach Atlantic. The Tars have lost five in a row and slid to 10th in the conference standings.
Rollins held the nation’s second-highest scoring attack to well below its average, but its own offense didn’t match the intensity as the Tars lost to seventh-ranked Nova Southeastern 87-58 Wednesday night.
The upset-minded Tars head to South Florida on Wednesday to meet seventh-ranked Nova Southeastern.