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Sams, Escobar lead North Florida past North Alabama 81-65

January 5, 2020 GMT

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Garrett Sams led a balanced attack with 18 points and North Florida topped North Alabama 81-65 on Saturday.

JT Escobar added 17 points, Wajid Aminu scored 16 and Carter Hendricksen had 15 for the Ospreys (9-8, 2-0 Atlantic Sun Conference).

Sams hit 4 of 6 3-pointers, Escobar hit 4 of 5 3s, Aminu had five blocks and Hendricksen grabbed 13 rebounds.

North Florida was 13 of 28 behind the arc and shot 49% overall.

Christian Agnew had 17 points and seven rebounds for the Lions (6-9, 1-1), who were 4 of 12 from distance.

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