Moore sets record, North Florida beats Jacksonville in ASUN
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dallas Moore scored 37 points to set the conference single-season scoring record of 775 and No. 3 North Florida beat sixth-seed Jacksonville 77-74 in Monday night’s Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
Moore, named ASUN Player of the Year on Sunday, hit back-to-back 3s and North Florida (14-18) opened the second half with a 12-4 run to lead 44-35. Chris Davenport’s layup with 10:11 to play put North Florida up 55-43. The Dolphins twice closed to within a point and trailed 72-71 on Darien Fernandez’s 3-pointer with 15 seconds left.
Garrett Sams hit two from the line and Fernandez missed a 3 at the buzzer.
Moore made 14 of 23 field goals, including 5 of 10 3-pointers, for his 10th 30-point game of the season.
Marcel White hit six 3-pointers and scored 26 points to lead Jacksonville (17-15).