Bell's double-double sends Jacksonville past Kennesaw St.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) David Bell scored 16 points with 15 rebounds to carry Jacksonville to a 69-55 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday night to end a two-game skid.
The Dolphins led 37-23 at halftime and extended the lead to 45-25 with 17:18 remaining. Jacksonville never trailed.
DeAnthony McCallum had 15 points for Jacksonville (13-16, 6-8 Atlantic Sun Conference), Destin Barnes added 14 points and seven rebounds and Aamahne Santos distributed a team-high six assists.
Tyler Hooker had 20 points for the Owls (1-26, 0-14), who now have lost 18 straight. C.J. Washington added 14 points.
The Dolphins improve to 2-0 against the Owls this season. Jacksonville defeated Kennesaw State 83-64 on Jan. 25. Jacksonville plays Florida Gulf Coast on the road on Thursday. Kennesaw State plays Liberty at home on Thursday.
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Updated February 22, 2020