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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ivan Gandia-Rosa registered 17 points as North Florida edged past Southern Miss 66-63 on Thursday night.
Southern Miss pulled to 62-61 with 16 seconds left on Leonard Harper-Baker’s layup, but Emmanuel Adedoyin and Gandia-Rosa each made a pair of free throws to seal it for the Ospreys.
Carter Hendricksen had 15 points for North Florida (3-1). Adedoyin finished with 12 points.
Tyler Stevenson had 13 points for the Golden Eagles (1-2). Artur Konontsuk added 13 points. Gabe Watson had 12 points.
North Florida faces Trinity Baptist at home on Monday. Southern Miss plays Iowa State on the road on Tuesday.