Charleston Southern beats N. Florida 68-60 in OT

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)—Omar Carter and Jamarco Warren scored 15 points apiece as Charleston Southern defeated winless North Florida 68-60 in overtime Friday night.

The Buccaneers (3-3) outscored the Ospreys 12-4 in the overtime period with six free throws and two 3-pointers.

The loss was the seventh straight for the Ospreys (0-5) dating back to last season and 54th straight loss on the road.

North Florida led 27-25 at halftime and built the margin to 11 points with 5:47 on the clock in regulation. Carter hit a 3-pointer for the Buccaneers with 36 seconds left to tie the score at 56 and force overtime.

After Cortez Riley hit a jumper with 3:47 left, the Ospreys didn’t score again until 9 seconds remained.

Charleston Southern made eight 3-pointers compared to two for North Florida.

Riley scored 21 points for the Ospreys and Matt Sauey added 16.

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Matt Sauey Matt Sauey
7-9,  16 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
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Joel Lamb Joel Lamb
4-5,  11 Pts
3 Rebs, 1 Assists

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