North Florida beats Furman 77-66
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP)—Eni Cuka scored 27 points to lead North Florida to its first victory of the season, a 77-66 win over Furman on Thursday night.
Cortez Riley and Stan Januska each scored 15 for the Ospreys (1-8). North Florida shot 56.1 percent from the field (23-for-41), and 81.8 percent from the free-throw line (27-for-33).
The Paladins (1-7) were led by Jordan Miller, who finished with 26. Alex Opacic chipped in with 14.
After going into halftime with a 30-23 lead, the Ospreys opened up the second half with a 12-2 run to take a 42-25 advantage. They maintained the lead, and the Paladins never got any closer than six.