SEARCY, AR — Joel Polius will long be remembered as one of the best rebounders to have ever worn a Jacksonville College uniform.
Polius graduated last spring and is now playing basketball for Harding University (NCAA, Division II, Great American Conference) in Searcy, AR.
The 6'8”, junior, who is from Castries, St. Lucia is still sweeping the boards with the same power and vigor as always.
Having started in 13 of the 14 games that he has played in, Polius is averaging 9.7 points and 6.9 rebounds for the Buffaloes.
His rebound figure is a team high and stacks up as second-best in the Great American Conference.
Polius also has blocked 19 opponent shots, which is also best among all the Buffaloes.
During his final season at JC he averaged 10.1 rebounds a night, which was the second highest in Region XIV.
The Buffalos are 6-8 overall and 1-7 in conference play.