North Florida 69, Jackson St. 60
Parker Smith scored 16 points, going 5-for-5 from 3-point range,
to lead North Florida in a 69-60 win over Jackson State on Friday
Travis Wallace and Jimmy Williams added 11 points apiece for the
Ospreys (3-4), who used a 6-for-13 (46.2 percent) performance from
beyond the arc to seal the victory. The Tigers were just 2 for 10
(20 percent) from long range.
Jerron Granberry hit a 3 to start the game, North Florida
extended its game-opening run to 7-0 and led most of the way until
a late rally by Jackson State.
Kelsey Howard’s jumper with 4:24 remaining capped the comeback
for the Tigers (1-6), who pulled ahead 56-54. It would be a
short-lived lead for Jackson State, as Wallace converted a
three-point play on North Florida’s next possession and the Ospreys
led the rest of the way.
Jenirro Bush led the Tigers with 20 points.