Jacksonville beats Stetson 84-61

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DELAND, Fla. (AP)—Lehmon Colbert scored a career-high 28 points to lead Jacksonville to an 84-61 rout over Stetson on Friday night.

Marcus Allen had 14 points and Ben Smith added 13 for the Dolphins (10-8, 8-1 Atlantic Sun Conference), who have won seventh straight games after opening the season with five consecutive loses. Jacksonville has also won eight of its last nine contests.

The Hatters (8-10, 5-5), who have lost six of their last 10 games, were led by Garfield Blair’s 22 points. He was the only Stetson player in double figures.

Colbert, whose previous high was 24 points against Belmont College last season, made all five of his 3-pointers. He also nailed all five of his free throws and went 9-for-12 from the field in 26 minutes.

Jacksonville, which led most of the game, used first-half runs of 13-2 and 14-2 en route to an 18-point halftime lead—48-30.

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 Top Performers
Lehmon Colbert Lehmon Colbert
9-12,  28 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists
Garfield Blair Garfield Blair
8-14,  22 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists

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