UNF takes first leg of River City Rumble thanks to hot start

JU and UNF tip off the River City Rumble (Cole Pepper, 2023 WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jose Placer scored 30 points as North Florida beat Jacksonville 76-63 on Thursday night.

Placer shot 11 for 22, including 7 for 12 from beyond the arc, for the Ospreys (9-14, 4-7 Atlantic Sun Conference). Jadyn Parker added 12 points and five rebounds, while Jonathan Aybar scored 11.

The Dolphins (12-10, 5-6) were led by Kevion Nolan with 13 points and seven assists. Gyasi Powell added 11 points and Mike Marsh contributed 10 points and nine rebounds.


These teams meet again on Saturday at UNF.

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