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Gandia-Rosa leads late surge; North Florida beats FIU 87-85

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Ivan Gandia-Rosa scored 16 of his 24 points in the final 6:45 to help North Florida beat Florida International 87-85 on Wednesday night.

FIU (5-5) had a 73-67 lead when Gandia-Rosa scored 14 of the Osprey's next 18 points, and North Florida led 85-81 with 1:27 remaining. Brian Beard Jr.'s layup pulled the Panthers to 85-83 with 1:13 left. On the Osprey's next possession, they grabbed three offensive rebounds before Gandia-Rosa was fouled with nine seconds to go. Gandia-Rosa then made both free throws to seal it for North Florida (5-7), which has won five of its last six including four straight.

Gandia-Rosa was 5 of 13 from the field and made all 12 of his free throws. Trip Day was 6-of-6 shooting and finished with 13 points for North Florida. Noah Horchler had 10 points and 14 rebounds.

Hassan Hussein scored 18 points and Beard added 16 to lead FIU.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo FIU 5-5 404585
home team logo No. Florida 5-7 474087
Team Stats
away team logo FIU 5-5 70.7 PPG 39.5 RPG 11.8 APG
home team logo No. Florida 5-7 80.8 PPG 38.7 RPG 14.8 APG
Key Players
4
B. Beard Jr. 16.4 PPG 3.9 RPG 5.7 APG 40.6 FG%
21
I. Gandia-Rosa 13.8 PPG 2.7 RPG 6.2 APG 41.7 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB