S.C.-Upstate beats Jacksonville 70-59

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP)—Nick Schneiders scored 16 points, leading four South Carolina-Upstate players in double figures in a 70-59 win over Jacksonville on Sunday.

Mezie Uzochukwu added 15 points, Josh Chavis had 13 and Gabor Boros scored 10 for the Spartans (5-16, 4-8 Atlantic Sun Conference). Bobby Davis grabbed 11 rebounds, while both Boros and Chavis were 2-for-4 from beyond the arc.

Marcus Allen led the Dolphins (12-9, 10-2) with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Ayron Hardy scored 10, going 2-for-3 from 3-point range.

The Spartans opened the game on a 13-2 run and never looked back, as the Dolphins trailed the entire contest.

S.C.-Upstate shot 53.3 percent from the field (24 of 45) for the game compared to a 36.5 percent mark (19 of 52) for Jacksonville.

The win snapped a two game skid for the Spartans, and ended a nine-game winning streak for the Dolphins.

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Mezie Uzochukwu Mezie Uzochukwu
7-10,  15 Pts
2 Rebs, 1 Assists
Marcus Allen Marcus Allen
3-7,  12 Pts
10 Rebs, 0 Assists

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