Florida Southern 87, North Florida 77
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ Tim Gatz hit 11-of-18 3-pointers and scored 41 points to lead Florida Southern to a 87-77 victory over North Florida on Saturday night.
Florida Southern (10-5, 1-2 Sunshine State Conference) survived a North Florida rally down the stretch. North Florida (8-6, 0-2) closed within five at 73-68 on a free throw by Chris Sneed late in the second half.
But the Moccasins went back up 77-68 with 3:55 remaining on Florida Southern’s Eric Osborne’s 3-pointer.
North Florida was led by Darrin Jackson’s 25 points.