Jacksonville, UNF Reunite in A-Sun/CSS Friday Night Game

Thursday, February 14, 2013

MACON, Ga. - North Florida and Jacksonville square off for the second time this season in the A-Sun/CSS Friday Night contest as the Dolphins look to lock up a spot in the 2013 General Shale Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Championship.

The two teams previously met on Jan. 18th with the Dolphins earning a 77-68 victory at UNF Arena behind 17 points from Javon Dawson.

Matt Stewart and Sonny Smith are on the call for the 7 p.m. tip. The game can also be seen on ESPN3. Fans can also follow along on Twitter by using the official hashtag of A-Sun Men's Basketball; #ASunMBB.

North Florida (10-16; 5-8) at Jacksonville (12-14; 7-6) - CSS/ESPN3 - 7 PM
• North Florida’s Parker Smith has hit 283 three pointers at UNF - fifth most in A-Sun history. He needs four for fourth place.
• The Dolphins can clinch a spot in the A-Sun Championship tonight with a victory.
• Smith’s 97 three-pointers this season is tied for eighth-best single-season mark in A-Sun history.
• Jacksonville has posted four more wins than last year’s squad. The four-win improvement is tied for the 74th-best in A-Sun history.
• UNF's Will Wilson can crack the A-Sun single-season record book for assists with seven tonight.
• JU’s next win will move it into a tie for 59th-best win improvement at five.
• Travis Wallace and Smith are the second-best scoring duo in the A-Sun at 30.8 PPG.
• The last three games at Jacksonville vs. North Florida have all been decided by seven points or less. JU is 2-1 in those games.
• The Ospreys have won three of the last four contests vs. JU, but lost earlier this season, 77-68
• The Dolphins are 8-2 at home this season. Four of those wins have been by double digits.
• Parker Smith has 1,304 career points at UNF, which ranks in a tie for 56th-most in A-Sun history.

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