Furman 60, North Florida 49

Jordan Miller scored 19 points and Brandon Sebirumbi added 16 to

lead Furman past North Florida 60-49 on Saturday night to notch its

fourth straight victory.

The Paladins (7-2) trailed 27-23 at halftime and didn’t take the

lead until the 9:29 mark of the second half, 42-41. Miller and

Sebirumbi combined to score eight of Furman’s next 10 points as the

Paladins took a 52-41 lead with 3:34 left to play.

Andy Diaz hit a free throw with 10:02 left to give the Ospreys a

41-40 advantage, but North Florida missed its next four shots from

the field, failing to score until Jerron Granberry’s 3-pointer with

2:39 left.

The Ospreys (4-7) turned the ball over seven times during that

stretch and trailed 52-43 before Granberry’s 3.

Diaz led North Florida with 14 points, while Parker Smith added

10 for the Ospreys, who have lost four in a row.