FNU CONQUISTADORS TAME THE EDWARD WATERS TIGERS IN THRILLING MATCH 86-80

men's basketball player Hirotaka Ohashi Throwing the free throw in the gameHialeah, Fla. – Florida National University men’s basketball team won its second home game of the season as the Conquistadors overcame Edward Waters College in a thrilling battle 86-80. The very close contest was played on Friday night (Dec. 13th) at Bucky Dent gym, Hialeah, Fla. With the win Florida National improves to a 9-5 record while Edward Waters College falls to 4-5.

INSIDE THE MATCH-UP:

Final Score: Florida National University 86, Edward Waters College 80
Records: Florida National University (9-5), Edward Waters College (4-5)
Location: Bucky Dent Gym, Hialeah, Fla.
Florida National University Starters: Jeffrey Hernandez , Jose Benitez,  Hirotaka OhashiKenneth SantosNico Rojas

BEYOND THE BOX-SCORE:

  • FNU record now is 9-5 this season.
  • FNU away record is now 5-4.
  • Edward Waters College record is 4-5 now.

WHAT’S NEXT:

Florida National University men’s basketball team will now face St. Thomas University on Saturday, December 14th at 4:00 Pm. The game will take place at St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens, Fla.

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director


About FNU: Florida National University opened its first class on January 4th, 1988, in the city of Hialeah, Florida, as Florida International Institute under the administration of Dr. José Regueiro, Dr. María C. Regueiro and Mr. Omar Sánchez. FNU Athletic Department has more than 250 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 2013, FNU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

The mission of the Florida National University Athletic Department is to provide assistance within an athletic structure that promotes the development of a well rounded education through structured sport and competition, to develop life skills of discipline, integrity,  leadership, philanthropy and social responsibility, to elevate ethnic and cultural diversity within the athletic programs, to assure equitable opportunity for all staff and student-athletes, and to make the athletic    program a durable source of pride for the  student population, student-athletes, alumni, university, and community of FNU.

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