Stetson beats Kennesaw State 59-39
DELAND, Fla. (AP)—Garfield Blair scored 22 point and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Stetson to a 59-39 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday night.
Sheldon Oliver added 11 points for the Hatters (13-12, 9-7 Atlantic Sun Conference), who won their third straight game.
John Allison, Spencer Dixon and Kurtis Woods led the Owls (7-17, 3-12) with eight points each. Kennesaw State have lost seven of their last eight contests.
Stetson took a 33-20 lead into halftime behind Blair’s 12 first-half points. The Hatters shot 60 percent from the field in the first half, including 5 of 10 from 3-point range. Kennesaw State completed the half shooting 26 percent.
A.J. Smith hit a 3-pointer to cap a 10-0 run for the Hatters with 13:26 remaining in the second half, stretching the lead to 21 points.