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...
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.
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.
Horchler leads North Florida past North Alabama 82-73
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Noah Horchler had a career-high 32 points as North Florida defeated North Alabama 82-73 on Saturday.
Ivan Gandia-Rosa had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists for North Florida (10-16, 4-7 Atlantic Sun Conference), which ended its six-game losing streak. Ezekiel Balogun added 15 points and three blocks. Garrett Sams had seven rebounds for the visitors.
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.
Agnew’s half-court shot wins it for North Alabama
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Christian Agnew hit a half-court shot as time ran out to give North Alabama a 63-62 victory over Stetson on Saturday.
After Stetson's Kenny Aninye missed two free throws with 5.7 seconds left, Agnew got the rebound before making a bank shot a few strides behind the half-court line. Until that shot, Agnew had just two points on 1-of-9 shooting, having missed his three previous 3-point attempts.
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.
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.
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.