Jarrod Polson capitalizes on opportunity, sparks comeback win over Belmont

Jarrod Polson - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Jarrod Polson – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

He had only played 25 minutes all season, so had little reason to think Saturday would be the day called on him for extended time.

Thankfully for Polson and his team, he was ready anyway.

When the senior point guard checked in with nine minutes left in the first half and facing its largest deficit against at 25-14, Polson was thinking about delivering only one thing.

“Energy,” Polson said.

With that approach, Polson completely changed the game with starter out due to two first-half fouls. In 90 seconds, cut Belmont’s lead to six. By the end of the half — with Polson playing every second — the Wildcats closed to within two.

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