Kennesaw State vs North Florida

North Florida defeats Kennesaw State 85-60


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Travis Wallace scored a season-high 26 points as North Florida defeated Kennesaw State 85-60 Monday night in the conference opener for both teams.

Wallace had 18 points in the second half. North Florida (7-7, 1-0 Atlantic Sun) had a 13-point lead at halftime. Kennesaw State would get within 12 points, 62-50 on Nate Rucker's jumper before the Ospreys closed on a 23-10 run. Wallace was 9 of 14 from the field, and 8 of 10 from the line. He scored a career-high 29 points against Kennesaw State last season.

Charles McRoy added 14 points for North Florida. It was the Ospreys' fifth-consecutive home win, and the 90th career coaching win for Matthew Driscoll.

Rucker scored 18 points, and Orlando Coleman added 13 with eight rebounds for Kennesaw State (3-11, 0-1), who have lost six straight.

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Atlantic Sun
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No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
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RMOR 66 Final
ORAL 55 Final
TOL 83 Final
KAN 93
SF 41 Final