Sams scores 20 to lead North Florida over Liberty, 75-70
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Garrett Sams had 20 points, including six 3-pointers, as North Florida narrowly beat Liberty 75-70 on Saturday.
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Aminu leads North Florida past Jacksonville 80-73 in OT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Wajid Aminu scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as North Florida beat Jacksonville 80-73 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Notae, Jacksonville snap 3-game skid, beat North Florida
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — JD Notae scored six of his 22 points in the decisive 14-2 run and Jacksonville held on for an 86-81 win over North Florida on Thursday night to snap a three-game skid.
David Bell, who sat out last season after transferring from Ohio State, had a career-high 16 points and Jalyn Hinton scored 12 with eight rebounds and five blocks for Jacksonville (9-12, 2-4 Atlantic Sun).
Horchler leads balanced North Florida past FGCU 87-66
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Noah Horchler scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, his ninth double-double of the season, and led a balanced North Florida past Florida Gulf Coast 87-66 on Saturday.
Horchler was one of five players to reach double figures for the Ospreys (8-10, 2-1 Atlantic Sun). Wajid Aminu added 16, Ivan Gandia-Rosa and J.T. Escobar 15 each and Garrett Sams 10. Aminu double-doubled with 12 rebounds, Gandia-Rosa added seven assists, Escobar hit four 3-pointers.
North Florida rallies past Charleston Southern 68-61
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Noah Horchler and Wajid Aminu posted double-doubles and North Florida rallied in the second half to knock off Charleston Southern 68-61 on Saturday.
Horchler finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season and Aminu pitched in with 13 points and 10 boards for his second. J.T. Escobar scored 14 for the Ospreys (5-7), while Garrett Sams had 10 rebounds and six assists but eight of North Florida's 27 turnovers.
Harris posts Jacksonville’s 1st triple-double since 1994
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Devin Harris turned in the first triple-double for Jacksonville since 1994 and the Dolphins beat North Florida 86-81 to clinch third place in the Atlantic Sun Conference and a first-round home game in the league tournament.
Harris had 16 assists, 14 points and 12 rebounds in the regular-season finale — the first triple-double in the conference since 2010. Jace Hogan scored 26 points to lead Jacksonville (14-17, 8-6), which shot 57 percent.
Gandia-Rosa helps North Florida pull away from Stetson 73-65
DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Ivan Gandia-Rosa scored 10 of his 15 points after halftime, leading four into double-figure scoring and North Florida fended off Stetson 73-65 Saturday as the teams reached the halfway mark of Atlantic Sun Conference play.
Gandia-Rose scores in North Florida’s 102-96 victory
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ivan Gandia-Rosa scored a career-high 26 points, 18 in the second half, and North Florida beat Lipscomb 102-96 on Thursday night.
North Florida (7-12, 1-1 Atlantic Sun) had lost five of its previous six games and the Bisons (11-6, 1-1) had won five of six, but the Ospreys built an 18-point second-half lead then held on in the final frantic few minutes.
North Florida breezes to 104-70 win over Florida National
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — J.T. Escobar tossed in 18 points to lead five players in double figures and Trip Day posted his first career double-double to propel North Florida to a 104-70 victory over Florida National on Tuesday night.
Clutch baskets from Gandia-Rosa lead North Florida 84-81 OT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ivan Gandia-Rosa hit a beautiful, high-arcing 3-pointer from the top of the key to send the game into overtime, then scored the go-ahead basket as North Florida held off Eastern Michigan 84-81 in OT Wednesday night.
Gandia-Rosa has perfect night, North Florida wins 101-77
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ivan Gandia-Rosa had a perfect night shooting as he totaled 19 points to lead North Florida to its first win of the season, dominating NAIA Edward Waters 101-77 on Tuesday night.
Gandia-Rose made all four 3-point attempts to finish 7-of-7 shooting from the floor and made his only free throw attempt.