Scores

Final

Savannah State 62

(1-8, 0-7 away)

North Florida 81

(3-2, 0-2 A-Sun)

    7:00 PM ET, December 12, 2005

    UNF Arena, Jacksonville, Florida

    1 2 T
    SAV 35 2762
    UNF 49 3281

    Top Performers

    Savannah State: C. Linton 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    North Florida: A. LaRoche 21 Pts, 14 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    North Florida 81, Savannah State 62

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Alain Laroche scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead North Florida to a 81-62 win over Savannah State, giving the Ospreys their first win ever over a Division I basketball program.

    Laroche scored 13 points in the first half to power North Florida to a 49-35 halftime lead, and added eight more in the final 20 minutes. The 14 rebounds tied a season best as the senior forward recorded his second double-double of the season.

    Savannah State pulled to within 11 points with 13:26 left in the game, but North Florida put together a 17-6 run over the next seven minutes to stretch its lead to 22.

    Three other North Florida players finished in double figures, including Chris Timberlake with 13, Rashad Williams with 12 and Aaron Caruthers with 11.

    Savannah State's Javon Randolph led all scorers with 22 with Jacksonville native Chris Linton adding 13.

    North Florida dominated the boards by a 42-26 margin and hit on 52.7 percent of their shots while holding Savannah State to 41.8 percent.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAV
    UNF
    Points 62 81
    FG Made-Attempted 23-55 (.418) 29-55 (.527)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 4-11 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 19-33 (.576)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

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