Rollins was down one with 1:44 left, but Eckerd finished the game on an 11-0 run as the Tars were bounced from the Sunshine State Conference Tournament 67-55 on Saturday.
Seventh-seed Rollins is crashing the Sunshine State Conference Tournament party in Ft. Lauderdale and will meet third seed Eckerd in the semifinals Saturday.
A day after leading Rollins to an upset of Tampa in the Sunshine State Conference tournament, senior Carly McLendon was named the SSC Defensive Player of the Year.
With the season on the line, Rollins used a monster fourth quarter to upset Tampa 56-45 Wednesday in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
Old rivals Rollins and Tampa are set to battle in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday night at UT’s Bob Martinez Sports Center.
Rollins was unable to spoil Florida Southern’s senior day as the Tars dropped a 72-60 decision to the 19th-ranked Mocs on Saturday.