Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament Recaps

Published March 08, 2015

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Jacksonville, FL ( - Demarcus Daniels deposited 22 points with six rebounds off the bench to help North Florida win the Atlantic Sun title with a 63-57 win over USC Upstate on Sunday.

Jalen Nesbitt had 16 points and Dallas Moore added 13 points for the Ospreys (23-11).

Ty Greene finished with 21 points to lead the Spartans (23-11).

North Florida did not score until nearly five minutes into the game, but that basket from Moore tied the game at 2-2. Daniels converted a three-point play late in the half to start a 7-0 burst that gave the Ospreys a 12-point lead and they brought a 34-25 margin into the break.

Fred Miller made consecutive buckets as part of an 11-0 run to move the Spartans ahead by two. North Florida countered with a quick 6-0 burst to regain the lead.

Jacob Schulte's jumper pushed USC Upstate up by four with over nine minutes left, then the Ospreys essentially ended it with a 12-0 run as the Spartans were held scoreless for over six minutes.

Game Notes

USC Upstate shot 42.9 percent, while North Florida made 38.6 percent of its shots ... Chris Davenport had a game-high 10 rebounds in the win ... The Spartans shot 5-of-13 from the free throw line ... Each team had 38 rebounds.