Florida National took a 40-38 lead with 15:13 remaining. The Tigers responded with nine straight points. The Conquistadors got within one with 9:32 to go, but an 18-1 run left the Tigers ahead 71-53.
The Tigers took advantage at the free-throw line, making 22 to the Conquistadors' eight. The Conquistadors, members of the United State Christian Athletic Association, hit 11 3-pointers and held their own the boards but had 25 turnovers, 12 coming on steals.
Regan O'Rourke led Florida National with 14 points. Quantavis Hall added 13, John Hogan 12 and Yves Goedschalk 11.