North Florida squeaks by Savannah State 66-63
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP)
Free throws made the difference in a game that was tied at 61 with 32 seconds remaining.
North Florida's Demarcus Daniels made two free throws and Charles McRoy added a third to make it 64-61. Saadiq Muhammad answered from the line for Savannah State, making a pair to close the gap to 64-63.
A Travis Wallace turnover gave Savannah State (2-3) a chance for the lead but Deven Williams, who totaled 16 points, missed a 3-point jumper. Jalen Nessbitt pulled down the rebound and then made two free throws to seal the victory for the Ospreys (2-3).
Neither team opened a significant lead. Savannah State held a 29-27 advantage at the half. There were nine lead changes.