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Tyreese Davis' 3 helps Jacksonville beat North Florida 54-51

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- — Jordan Davis scored 14 points, Osayi Osifo added 13 points and 13 rebounds and Jacksonville held off North Florida for a 54-51 victory on Saturday.

Tyreese Davis and Mike Marsh added 10 points apiece for Jacksonville (11-4, 3-0 ASUN), which has won eight of its last nine games.

Dorian James made a jumper for North Florida that tied the game 49-49 with 2:30 remaining. Tyreese Davis answered with a 3-pointer before Jordan Davis made two free throws with two seconds left. Osifo blocked Jonathan Aybar’s 3-point attempt at the buzzer.

Carter Hendricksen scored 17 points North Florida (4-13, 0-4).

Jacksonville plays at Liberty on Tuesday. North Florida hosts Kennesaw State on Monday.

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