JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- J.T. Escobar had 23 points as North Florida narrowly beat Georgia Southern 80-77 on Monday night.
Escobar shot 7 for 8 from deep.
The Eagles closed to 78-77 when Calvin Wishart drained a 3-pointer with 12 seconds remaining. Gandia-Rosa then calmly dropped in two free throws for the final score. Wishart got off another 3-point attempt as time expired but came up short.
North Florida plays Southern Miss at home on Thursday. Georgia Southern plays Radford at home on Friday.
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