TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 31, 2017) – Chipola College outscored Tallahassee Community College 21-7 over the final 8:11 and left the Bill Hebrock Eagledome with an 86-78 win over the Eagles in men's basketball action on Tuesday.
Tallahassee (22-3) is now 5-2 in Panhandle Conference play, just one game ahead of the Indians (3-3) in the loss column in the league standings.
After erasing a 13-point, first-half deficit, the Eagles surged to a six-point lead, 71-65, with 8:11 remaining.
Shamarkus Kennedy's dunk ignited the Indians' final surge, as they scored eight unanswered to lead 73-71 with 5:48 remaining. After Tre Todd's basket tied the game at 73-all, Chipola scored the next 11 points to pull away and hand the Eagles their second straight loss at home.
Tallahassee will travel to Northwest Florida State College on Saturday for a 6:30 p.m. eastern tip with the Raiders.