FNU MEN AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAMS ADVANCES TO USCAA NATIONAL SEMI-FINALS

Brianna Shooting FT

HialeahFl – Florida National University men’s and Women’s basketball teams debut yesterday on the first round of the USCAA National Championship. The Lady Conquistadors defeated Bluefield State College 79 x 66 while on The Men’s side the Conquistadors defeated Bryant & Stratton University NY of the first round 2019 USCAA National Championship.

MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM – Florida National University 66 – Bryant & Stratton University NY 51

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Score: Florida National University 66 Bryant & Stratton University NY 51.
Location: Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

STATS OF THE GAME:

  • FNU shot 36.5% from the field on 23-of-63 shooting overall.
  • FNU shot 15.1% from downtown on 2-of-13 shooting.
  • Bryant & Stratton University NY hit 24.6% of its shots from the paint and 18.2% from the long range.
  • Nico Rojas noted a double-double. He scored a game-high 26 points and led the Conquistadors on the boards with incredible 14 rebounds and he also added a game-high 3 Blocks.
  • Jeffrey Hernandez noted 9 points, 11 rebounds, and 4 assists, going 3-of-8 from the field and 1-for-2 from Downtown.
  • Jaquan Robertson came off the bench with 9 points, shooting 4-of-9 from the field, 0-for-3 from Downtown and got 4 rebounds.

Game Notes

Nico Rojas noted a double-double scoring a game-high 26 points, and adding game-high 14 rebounds.

Florida National University
Points: Nico Rojas (26
Rebounds:   Nico Rojas(14)
Assists: Jeffrey Hernandez & Terrel Rogers (4)

MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM – Florida National University 66 – Bluefield State College 51

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Score: Florida National University 78 – Bluefield State College 66.
Location: Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

STATS OF THE GAME:

  • FNU shot 36.5% from the field on 23-of-63 shooting overall.
  • FNU shot 15.1% from downtown on 2-of-13 shooting.
  • Bluefield State College hit 24.6% of its shots from the paint and 18.2% from the long range.
  • Brianna Richardson scored a game-high 28 points.
  • Destiny Lindsey noted 13 points, 2 rebounds, and 5assists, going 2-of-8 from the field and 1-for-1 from Downtown.
  • Ashley Williams led the Conquistadors on the boards with incredible 18 rebounds and she also scored 7 points and recorded three assists.
  • Deandra Akins came off the bench with 14 points, shooting 3-of-10 from the field, 2-for-8 from Downtown and got three rebounds.

 

Up Next
The Lady Conquistadors will face University of Maine Fort Kent while the Men’s team will face Oakwood University on the semi-finals of the 2019 USCAA National Championship on Friday, March 8th, at Uniontown, Pennsylvania with a tip-off at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m Respectively.

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director

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