SPARTANBURG, S.C. | Fletcher Magee scored 31 points and Cameron Jackson added 23 points and 10 rebounds as Wofford beat winless North Florida 86-83 on Sunday.
Osborn Blount’s 3-pointer put the Ospreys ahead 79-76 with 2:24 remaining. Jackson responded with a tip-in basket off Magee’s missed 3. Blount then missed a 3 before Magee converted a 4-point play on a made 3 when Blount fouled him. The Terriers led 82-79 with 79 seconds left and never trailed again.
It was the second consecutive close game the Ospreys dropped here in the Maui on the Mainland tournament. They lost to Mount Saint Mary’s 84-81 on Saturday.
Wofford (3-2) led 45-33 at halftime before UNF (0-6) went on an 18-6 run and tied it at 51 with Ryan Burkhardt’s 3 with 13:06 left. Nathan Hoover added 14 points for Wofford and Matthew Pegram chipped in 10.
Ivan Gandia-Rosa led the Ospreys with 21 points, Nathan Horchler had 12, J.T. Escobar 11 and Garrett Sams and Trip Day each had 10.
After losing its opening six road games, UNF plays its home opener on Tuesday night against NAIA cross-town foe Edward Waters.