North Florida vs Kennesaw State

North Florida 76, Kennesaw State 68

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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - Travis Wallace scored a career-high 27 points and North Florida fought off a late surge by Kennesaw State for a 76-68 Atlantic Sun Conference victory Monday night.

The Ospreys (10-12, 4-5) snapped a four-game losing streak with their fifth straight victory over the Owls (3-18, 0-9), who have lost nine straight.

North Florida led 65-48 with 7:21 to play, but Kennesaw State battled back to get within three points, 71-68, with 1:05 left.

The Ospreys added a free throw by Matt Sauey and a layup by Wallace, a native of nearby Marietta, Ga., to make it 74-68. Parker Smith then stole the ball from Markeith Cummings and added two free throws for the final margin.

Smith finished with 18 points including five 3-pointers, and Jimmy Williams had eight assists.

Aaron Anderson had 19 points and 14 rebounds for Kennesaw State. Markeith Cummings added 17 points and Delbert Love 15.

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North Florida
M. Sauey, F263-32-45118
A. Diaz, F182-60-02234
P. Smith, G285-103-441218
J. Granberry, G263-101-12108
W. Wilson, G200-20-21310
T. Wallace2212-163-651227
J. Williams Jr.201-30-12842
D. Jeune141-10-13022
F. Landers132-50-02004
C. McRoy131-20-01103
Totals 30-589-1928181576
 51.7%47.4% 
Kennesaw State Owls
A. Anderson, F369-121-2141419
D. Love, G397-100-224415
M. Cummings, G386-165-741317
S. Dixon, G355-131-237412
R. Henry, G161-20-01032
M. Sabic281-50-05033
B. Dawson50-00-01000
A. Osemhen20-00-00000
B. Sewell10-00-00010
Totals 29-587-1333132268
 50%53.8% 

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Mercer14-427-9
FGCU14-422-13
S.C. Upstate11-719-15
ETSU10-819-16
No. Florida10-816-16
Lipscomb10-815-15
Jacksonville8-1012-18
Northern Kentucky5-139-21
Stetson5-137-24
Kennesaw St.3-156-25
 
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