Dolphins, Highlanders & Owls Protect Home Court on Wednesday

Dolphins, Highlanders & Owls Protect Home Court on Wednesday


ATLANTA, Ga. - Home teams held court in ASUN Conference Men's Basketball action on Wednesday as Jacksonville, Kennesaw State and NJIT all picked up victories.

ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Results: Jan. 30th
Jacksonville 72, Stetson 57
NJIT 66, FGCU 54
Kennesaw State 81, North Florida 64

JD Notae's double-double guided Jacksonville to a 15-point home win as he lit up the scoreboard with 16 points and 14 rebounds, both game-highs. David Bell nearly added a double-double with 11 points and nine boards to go along with four blocks. Jalyn Hinton chipped in 12 points off the bench with two blocks. Keith Matthews' nine points were most on the night for Stetson in the loss. With the win, Jacksonville improved to 10-13 overall and 3-5 in ASUN play.

NJIT improved to 6-2 in conference play and tallied its 18th win of the season behind a 12-point victory vs. FGCU. Zach Cooks registered a team-high 17 points to go along with three steals. San Antonio Brinson added 13 points with seven rebounds as the sophomore forward shot 5-of-8 from the floor. The Highlanders turn their focus to Liberty as NJIT puts its five-game win streak on the line against the Flames on Saturday in Lynchburg. FGCU's Troy Baxter Jr. recorded a game-high 21 points in the loss with four three's made.

Kennesaw State claimed its first ASUN Conference victory with a 17-point triumph against North Florida in the KSU Convocation Center. Four Owls tallied at least 15 points as Bobby Parker and Bryson Lockley led the squad with 17 followed by Danny Lewis (16) & Tyler Hooker (15). Lockley added a game-high 12 rebounds to record a double-double. The Owls totaled 15 steals including four each from Lewis and Isaac Mbuyamba. North Florida dropped to 3-6 in the league with the loss despite three players in double-figure scoring with 12 by JT Escobar.

ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Standings
Team ASUN Record Overall Record
Lipscomb 8-0 17-4
Liberty 7-1 18-5
NJIT 6-2 18-5
North Alabama 5-3 8-15
Jacksonville 3-5 10-13
FGCU 3-5 8-15
North Florida 3-6 9-15
Kennesaw State 1-6 4-18
Stetson 0-8 4-19