JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Garrett Sams recorded 18 points and 10 rebounds as North Florida defeated North Alabama 76-66 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference Tourney on Monday...
North Alabama (10-21, 7-9) vs. North Florida (15-16, 9-7)
UNF Arena, Jacksonville, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: North Alabama and North Florida are set to collide in the 1...
Marberry carries Lipscomb past North Alabama 87-75
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Rob Marberry had 22 points as Lipscomb defeated North Alabama 87-75 to earn a share of the Atlantic Sun Conference title on Friday night.
North Alabama seeks revenge on Lipscomb
Lipscomb (22-6, 13-2) vs. North Alabama (10-20, 7-8)
Flowers Hall, Florence, Alabama; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Lipscomb goes for the season sweep over North Alabama after...
King leads North Alabama over Jacksonville 69-55
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Tavon King had a season-high 24 points as North Alabama beat Jacksonville 69-55 on Tuesday night.
Jamari Blackmon had 12 points for North Alabama (10-20, 7-8 Atlantic...
North Alabama looks to sweep Jacksonville
Jacksonville (12-17, 5-9) vs. North Alabama (9-20, 6-8)
Flowers Hall, Florence, Alabama; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: North Alabama goes for the season sweep over Jacksonville...
Goodman scores 16 to lead Stetson past North Alabama 63-60
DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Leo Goodman had 16 points as Stetson narrowly beat North Alabama 63-60 on Saturday.
Christiaan Jones had 15 points and six rebounds for Stetson (7-22, 3-11 Atlantic Sun...
Stafford lifts North Alabama over Kennesaw State 76-61
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Kendall Stafford had a season-high 21 points plus 10 rebounds as North Alabama got past Kennesaw State 76-61 on Wednesday night.
Cabbil scores 30 to carry Liberty past North Alabama 80-70
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Lovell Cabbil had a career-high 30 points as Liberty defeated North Alabama 80-70 on Saturday.
Cabbil shot 8 for 10 from the floor, including 5 of 7 on 3-pointers, and converted 9 of 10 from the foul line.
Caleb Homesley had 13 points for Liberty (23-5, 12-1 Atlantic Sun Conference), which won its fifth straight game. Scottie James added 11 points and 14 rebounds.
Scott leads Florida Gulf Coast past North Alabama 71-64
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Zach Scott scored 17 points with five 3-pointers and grabbed five rebounds and Florida Gulf Coast beat North Alabama 71-64 on Wednesday night.
Dinero Mercurius added 16 points on four 3-pointers for the Eagles (10-15, 5-5 Atlantic Sun Conference) who were 10 of 21 from beyond the arc. Schadrac Casimir had 13 points and Caleb Catto 11.
Cooks dominates OT, NJIT beats N Alabama 76-70
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Cooks scored nine of his 21 points in overtime, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, and NJIT defeated North Alabama 76-70 on Sunday.
Donovan Greer of the Highlanders hit a 3-pointer just right of center and a couple steps behind the line with five seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 65. Jamari Blackmon's floater off the backboard hit the rim and bounced away.
Smith, Stafford lead North Alabama past Kennesaw St, 76-71
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Kendarius Smith and Kendall Stafford combined to score 35 points and North Alabama bounced back from its first loss in its last five games to hold off Kennesaw State, 76-71 in an Atlantic Sun Conference battle Thursday night.
After getting walloped in their conference opener at North Florida, the Lions put together ra four-game win streak before falling at Liberty Monday night.
North Alabama edges past Jacksonville 91-88
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Christian Agnew scored 26 points, Jamari Blackmon added 23, including five straight late, and North Alabama beat Jacksonville 91-88 on Wednesday night to win its third in a row.
Kendarius Smith scored 16 points and Kendall Stafford added 13 for the Lions (6-13, 3-1 Atlantic Sun), who made 12 of 25 3-pointers with Agnew and Blackmon hitting four apiece.
Smith, Blackmon net 16, N Alabama tops NJIT 61-55
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Kendarius Smith and Jamari Blackmon scored 16 points apiece and North Alabama defeated NJIT 61-55 on Saturday.
Christian Agnew added 14 points for the Lions (5-13, 2-1 Atlantic Sun), who shot just 33 percent but cashed in at the free throw line and off turnovers.
North Alabama beats FGCU for 1st D-I win of season
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Tavon King scored 15 points, Kendarius Smith added 13 points and North Alabama beat Florida Gulf Coast 61-56 on Tuesday night for its first win of the season against a Division I team.
Cantavio Dutreil had 11 points and 12 rebounds and Jamari Blackmon dished six assists for the Lions (4-13, 1-1 Atlantic Sun Conference), who held the Eagles to 35-percent shooting and ended a six-game skid.
North Florida tops ASUN newcomer North Alabama 96-67
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Noah Horchler had 23 points, seven rebounds and four assists, Ivan Gandia-Rosa added 16 points and eight assists and North Florida beat Atlantic Sun newcomer North Alabama 96-67 on Saturday in a league opener.
North Florida has won eight in a row at home and UNA was seeking its first road win of the year.
Wajid Aminu added 15 points with six blocks for North Florida (7-9). Garrett Sams also had 15 points.
Eastern Illinois beats North Alabama in nonconference finale
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Mack Smith scored a season-high 21 points with seven rebounds, Shareef Smith added a career-high 20 points with six assists and Eastern Illinois defeated North Alabama 81-70 on Sunday.
Ben Harvey added 13 points and Cam Burrell had 11 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double for the Panthers (7-6), who shot 48 percent, made half of their 14 3-point attempts and sank 24 of 32 free throws.
Parham scores 29 to lead VMI over North Alabama
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Bubba Parham scored 29 points and VMI snapped a five-game losing streak by defeating North Alabama 89-68 on Friday night.
Parham made 6 of 12 3-pointers, 8 of 18 field goals overall, and 7 of 9 free throws for the Keydets (6-7). Sarju Patel scored 19 points, Myles Lewis added 18 and Tyler Creammer had nine points and nine rebounds.
Burnell leads Jacksonville State past North Alabama, 64-50
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell had 19 points and nine rebounds and Marlon Hunter scored 15 to help Jacksonville State beat North Alabama 64-50 on Tuesday night.
Burnell made 9 of 11 free throws and had two blocks and two steals. Ty Hudson added 11 points for the Gamecocks (7-4), who won 76-65 at North Alabama on Dec. 1.
Alonso lifts UNC Greensboro over North Alabama 53-48
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso scored 14 points, including five in a key stretch late in the game, and UNC Greensboro held off North Alabama 53-48 on Saturday.
Isaiah Miller added 12 points for the Spartans (10-2). The 10 nonconference wins are UNCG's most as a member of Division I (1991-92).
Jamari Blackmon scored 17 points and Kendarius Smith added 10 for the Lions (3-8).
Smith, big second half lift N Alabama past Huntingdon 90-58
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Kendarius Smith scored 20 points and North Alabama used a dominant second-half to break a four-game losing streak with a 90-58 win over Division III Huntington on Thursday.
Two free throws by Aleksa Matic with 1:05 to play in the first half gave the Lions (3-7) a 31-29 lead at the break. After the Hawks tied the game to open the second half, North Alabama took the lead for good with a 14-2 run, Smith scoring eight.
Perry, Sullivan lead UAB to 72-57 win over North Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry scored 17 points, Lewis Sullivan had a double-double and UAB held off North Alabama 73-67 on Tuesday night.
Sullivan had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Tyree Scott-Grayson had 13 and Will Butler a career-high 11 for the Blazers (6-2).
Hunter scores season-high 23, Jacksonville State wins 76-65
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Marlon Hunter scored a career-high 23 points, leading four into double-figure scoring as Jacksonville State led all the way to defeat North Alabama 76-65 Saturday, pushing its win streak to four.
Jackson leads Toledo to fourth straight victory
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Willie Jackson scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his fourth double-double this season and Toledo defeated North Alabama 80-59 on Wednesday night.
Varnado scores 20 points, Troy downs North Alabama 77-58
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordon Varnado scored 20 points with five assists, BJ Miller added 18 with three 3-pointers and Troy pulled ahead early to beat North Alabama 77-58 on Saturday.
Alex Hicks had 13 points with eight rebounds and Darian Adams added 11 with three 3s for the Trojans (3-3), who held the Lions to 32 percent shooting and outscored them 36-16 in the paint.
North Alabama downs Martin Methodist 80-68
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Kendarius Smith and Jamari Blackmon scored 19 points apiece and North Alabama beat NAIA-member Martin Methodist 80-68 on Tuesday night.
Christian Agnew added 18 points for the Lions (2-3), who shot 42 percent, scored 25 points off of 20 forced turnovers and netted 16 points on fast breaks.
Saint Louis finishes strong, beats North Alabama 69-58
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javon Bess totaled 16 points and 10 rebounds as Saint Louis finished strong to beat North Alabama 69-58 on Tuesday night.
D.J. Foreman added 15 points while dishing out a career-best five assists and Hasahn French and Tramaine Isabell Jr contributed 11 points apiece for Saint Louis (3-0). Isabell grabbed seven rebounds, had two steals and one blocked shot.
North Alabama jumped out to an 8-0 lead before the Billikens roared back with 11 unanswered points and led 32-28 at the break.