South Carolina-Upstate defeats North Florida 77-52
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Adrian Rodgers led a balanced scoring attack with 17 points and South Carolina-Upstate limited North Florida's offense for a 77-52 win on Monday night.
The Spartans (17-10, 10-4 Atlantic Sun Conference) shot 50 percent (27 of 54), outscoring North Florida 28-18 in the paint.
SC-Upstate held the Ospreys to just 38 percent shooting from the field (19 of 50), and caused 14 turnovers, leading to 22 points.
Craig's layup capped an 11-4 run that gave SC-Upstate a 23-11 lead with 10:04 left in the first half. The Spartans went on to lead the Ospreys 40-29 at halftime. SC-Upstate was 6 of 8 from 3-point range in the first half.
Updated February 13, 2012