DAYTONA, Fla.—Pitt Community College won two straight games to close out 2014 before starting the new year with two straight losses in a tournament hosted by Daytona State College Jan. 2-3.
In game one for the Bulldogs, Jarrel Marshall led all scorers with 31 points to power Palm Beach State College to a 101-65 victory.
Four players finished in double figures scoring for the Panthers, who took a 46-28 lead into halftime and never looked back.
For the game, Palm Beach State shot 53 percent from the field, including 39 percent from 3-point range (11-of-28), and 72 percent from the foul line (18-of-25) to improve to 14-3 overall this season.
Game two was closer for Pitt, but the result was the same, as Daytona State College extended an 11-point halftime advantage to 24 by game's end to capture an 85-61 victory.
Wesley Alcegaire went 6-of-11 from the floor (with three 3-pointers) and 5-for-5 from the free-throw line for a game-high 20 points for the Falcons.
Cox countered with 15 points for the Bulldogs, who dropped to 6-6 overall.