Men's basketball team defeats Santa Fe

Men's basketball team defeats Santa Fe

The Eastern Florida State College men's basketball team finishes the regular season on a nine-game win streak after defeating Santa Fe on Saturday.

The Titans used a strong second half to defeat Santa Fe 77-68 in the final regular season game. Eastern Florida State College will play in the FCSAA State Tournament on March 7.

Tied 57-57 with eight minutes remaining, the Titans went on a 9-0 run and sophomore Nathanael Jack hit a couple of big 3-pointers down the stretch to extend the lead.

Jack finished with five 3-pointers and a team-high 19 points while teammate Jalen Warren had 16 points and Nick Stampley finished with 15. Ayo Dada hit four 3-pointers and had 13 points.

The Titans who are No. 21 in the latest NJCAA Division I poll finished the regular season 24-6 overall and 10-2 in the conference.