NCAA Basketball

North Florida defeats Eastern Kentucky 77-64

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jarius Hicklen scored 16 points to help North Florida defeat Eastern Kentucky 77-64 on Wednesday night.

Hicklen added six rebounds, nine assists, and three steals for the Ospreys (13-16, 8-9 Atlantic Sun Conference). Carter Hendricksen added 15 points while going 6 of 10 (3 for 5 from distance), and he also had five rebounds. Chaz Lanier shot 5 for 7, including 2 for 3 from beyond the arc to finish with 12 points.

Michael Moreno finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and two steals for the Colonels (18-12, 11-6). Eastern Kentucky also got 15 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks from Isaiah Cozart. In addition, Darden Kapiti had 10 points.

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Updated February 22, 2023

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