A potential game-tying three-pointer in the final seconds was off the mark for Rollins as the Tars lost to Embry-Riddle 66-61 in its Sunshine State Conference opener.
Idle the first week of Sunshine State Conference play, the Tars will finally engage its SSC slate this week, hosting Embry-Riddle and traveling to Tampa.
Freshman Paris Sharpe had a breakout game and led Rollins to a 71-37 win over the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, the Tars fourth-straight win.
Rollins held New York Tech without a field goal for the final 6:47 and picked up a 63-45 win Friday night at Warden Arena.
Rollins turned a first quarter deficit into a 15-point halftime lead and never looked back, posting an 82-66 win over the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez.
With its first four away from home, Rollins is set to host three games this week, starting with Tuesday’s tilt against Puerto Rico Mayaguez. The Tars are coming off a split at the Florida Tech Tipoff, falling to Clayton State and bouncing back to beat Puerto Rico Bayamon.