Scores

Final

USC Upstate 81

(17-12, 10-6 A-Sun)

North Florida 70

(14-14, 8-7 A-Sun)

    7:45 PM ET, February 20, 2014

    UNF Arena, Jacksonville, Florida

    1 2 T
    UPST 44 3781
    UNF 32 3870

    Top Performers

    South Carolina Upstate: R. Glenn 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    North Florida: T. Wallace 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    USC Upstate takes down North Florida 81-70

    Associated Press

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Ricardo Glenn scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead a balanced offense as South Carolina Upstate topped North Florida 81-70 Thursday.

    Jodd Maxey added 16 points and nine rebounds while Torrey Craig also scored 16 for USC Upstate (17-12, 10-6 Atlantic Sun Conference). Fred Miller added 14 points.

    The Spartans jumped to a 44-32 halftime lead, after opening the game on a 14-5 run. North Florida (14-14, 8-7) cut the lead to 64-57 on a Demarcus Daniels 3-pointer with 8:53 remaining in the second half, but Craig scored the next six points for the Spartans as USC Upstate stretched the advantage to 70-61 with 4:50 to play.

    USC Upstate hit 6 of 8 free throws in the final 1:26 to keep North Florida from a comeback.

    Charles McRoy led the Ospreys with 15 points. Travis Wallace added 13 points and Jalen Nesbitt had 12. Beau Beech scored 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UPST
    UNF
    Points 81 70
    FG Made-Attempted 29-56 (.518) 25-60 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-23 (.696) 13-18 (.722)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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