Beech, Nesbitt lift North Florida over Kennesaw State 86-67
Beach had 12 points in the first half as the Osprey (14-9, 6-0, Atlantic Sun) shot 68 percent and raced to a 48-23 lead. Nesbitt had 13 of his points in the second half. Chris Davenport finished with 13 points and Trent Mackey added 12 off the bench.
DeMarcus Daniels hit a jumper barely five minutes into the game that put North Florida ahead 16-6 and was part of a 9-0 run that made it 23-6 with 12:38 left in the half. North Florida quickly added another 9-0 run to lead 32-13.
With a pair of Nesbitt free throws, the Osprey led 61-32 five minutes into the second half.