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Jacksonville 88, North Florida 71

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jesse Kimbrough scored a career-high
25 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had seven assists to lead
Jacksonville to an 88-71 win over North Florida on Friday night.

Kimbrough scored six points during a 20-2 run midway through the
second half, helping the Dolphins (1-2, 1-0 Atlantic Sun) pull away
for their first win of the season. It also gave Jacksonville coach
Cliff Warren his first coaching victory after spending the last
five years as an assistant coach at Georgia Tech.

Rashad Williams came off the bench to score a team-high 18
points for North Florida (2-2, 0-2), which was looking to earn its
first win as an A-Sun member against its crosstown rivals.

Williams scored seven points during a 10-0 run that cut
Jacksonville's lead to 70-66 with six minutes remaining. But North
Florida couldn't get any closer than four, losing its second
consecutive game.

Along with Kimbrough, four other Dolphins scored in double
figures. Antonio Cool had 15 points, Marcus Allen came off the
bench to add 14 points and eight rebounds, and Mario Brown added 12
points.

North Florida's Riley Didion, who played two seasons at
Jacksonville before transferring following the 2003-04 season,
scored 12 points. Chris Timberlake had 11 points, and Derrick Scott
contributed 10.