Beech scores 27, North Florida tops Lipscomb 75-66
Jalen Nesbitt, who hit 13 of 16 free throws, had 19 points and seven rebounds, and Trent Mackey scored 12 for North Florida (13-9, 5-0 Atlantic Sun). The Ospreys finished 27 of 30 (90 percent) from the free throw line.
Lipscomb took a 10-point lead at halftime, but Beech hit four 3s during a 20-3 run to open the second half and North Florida pulled ahead by seven at the 13:48 mark. Up four with under a minute left, North Florida held on with a 7-2 run to finish.