Jacksonville beats Truett McConnell 84-55
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kori Babineaux scored 19 points and had five assists on Saturday to lead Jacksonville over Truett McConnell College 84-55 in an exhibition game for the Bears.
Josh Adeyeye came off the bench to score 18, Andris Misters scored 13, and the Dolphins (4-9) outshot the Bears 59.2 percent to 34.1 percent and outrebounded them 28-25.
The lead flip-flopped before Jacksonville took control 13-12 on a free throw by Antwon Clayton amid a 13-1 run and the Dolphins pulled away 23-13. Jacksonville used a 10-2 run to build a 35-22 halftime lead. Babineaux scored 13 in the half, the Bears shot just 30 percent from the field and the Dolphins made 11 of 12 free throws.
Jacksonville opened the second half with a 9-2 run to lead 45-27, and continued to pull away.
J’Quayveon Williams led the Bears (7-7) with 17 points and Rudy Deaza added 14.