Placer scores 20 to lift North Florida over Stetson 79-74
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DELAND, Fla. (AP) Jose Placer had 20 points as North Florida narrowly defeated Stetson 79-74 on Friday.
Placer made 4 for 6 3-pointers and added seven rebounds.
Josh Berenbaum had 15 points for North Florida (8-13, 6-5 Atlantic Sun Conference). Carter Hendricksen added 14 points and Jonathan Aybar had 11.
Christiaan Jones scored a career-high 34 points for the Hatters (9-13, 6-9). Chase Johnston added 17 points and Mahamadou Diawara had 14 points.
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Updated February 26, 2021