FNU CONQUISTADORS BEATS PSC BOBCATS IN BEACH BASH CLASSIC DEBUT 117-67

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INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Score: Florida National University 117, Paul Smith’s College 67
Records: Florida National University (12-8), Paul Smith’s College (5-11)
Location: Bucky Dent Gym, Hialeah, Fla.
Paul Smith’s College Starters: Adam Seguin, David Harris, Nick Frasier, Sterling Scott, Donovan Miller
Florida National University Starters:  Jeffrey Hernandez , Jose Benitez Antonio Sims , Kenneth Santos, Matteo Baggio

Highlights! 🏀🔥Player: Jaquan Robertson Number: 22 Classification: JR Game: Florida National University x Paul Smith College #FNU #GoConquistadors

Posted by Florida National University Athletics on Friday, January 4, 2019

STATS OF THE GAME:

  • FNU shot 56.3% from the field on 36-of-64 shooting overall but was hot from the field in the Second half, hitting 61.7%.
  • FNU shot 35.5% from downtown on 11-of-31 shooting.
  • Florida Memorial hit 32.9% of its shots from the paint and 36.1% from the long range.
  • Applying the pressure on the defensive side, the Conquistadors forced 18 turnovers and recorded 9 steals.
  • Antonio Sims scored a team high 27 points, and added a team high six assists, and two steals.
  • Kenneth Santos noted 22 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists, going 7-of-13 from the field and 4-for-10 from Downtown.
  • Nico Rojas led the Conquistadors on the boards with nine rebounds and he also scored 16 points and recorded one block.
  • Jaquan Robertson came off the bench with 5 points, shooting 2-of-6 from the field, 1-for-3 from Downtown and got three rebounds.

Highlights! 🏀🔥 Player: Jeffrey Hernandez Number: 23 Classification: FR Game: Florida National University x Paul Smith College #FNU #GoConquistadors

Posted by Florida National University Athletics on Friday, January 4, 2019

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • FNU  record now is 12-8 this season.
  • FNU improved its home record to 8-2.
  • 11 players saw at least ten minutes of action for the Conquistadors.
  • Florida National out-rebounded PSC 53-25 in the contest.

Game Notes

All FNU players scored in the contest.

Team Leaders
Paul Smith’s College
Points: Zach Snyder (19)
Rebounds:  Adam Seguin (6)
Assists: Michael Pena Jr., Adam Seguin (2)

Florida National University
Points:  Thomas Dillion (22)
Rebounds:  Thomas Dillion (10)
Assists:  Terrel Rogers (5)

Up Next
The Conquistadors will face North American University on Friday, January 4th, at Bucky Dent Gym with a tip-off at 8:00 p.m.

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director

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