Location: Bucky Dent Center, Hialeah, Fla.
Keiser Starters: Rodriguez (G), Dyson (G), Sanabria (G), Felix (F), Long (F)
FNU Starters: Brown (G), Rosentee (G), Lindsey (G), Williams (F), Richardson (F)FNU Highlights
- Kayla Brown notched a 16 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists.
- Brianna Richardson scored 14 points and got 1 rebounds.
- Rosalyn Sealey scored 13 points and got 4 rebounds.
- The Seahawks outrebounded Florida National 37-28 in the contest.
The Seahawks evened the game with 6:05 remaining in the second quarter when FNU used a 10-0 run to take their first double digit lead of the game.
How it Happened
- The Seahawks jumped out to a 7-3 advantage and stretched the margin to a first half best seven, 12-5 with 5:49 showing.
- Florida National answered back with six straight points and turned it into an 11-2 run to claim a 16-14 lead at the 1:03 mark.
- The teams then traded baskets to head into the second quarter all-even at 18-18.
- Keiser tallied the first four points before FNU scored the next six points to jump ahead 24-22 with 7:23 remaining in the half.
- Following a basket from Sanabria to the tie game, the Conquistadors used a 10-0 run to take a 34-24 advantage with 4:26 to go.
- The Seahawks twice got to within eight before going into the halftime break trailing 42-32.
- FNU controlled the third quarter using an 18-3 run during the final eight minutes to lead 66-40 with one quarter left in the contest.
- Keiser regrouped in the fourth quarter by outscoring Florida National 17-8 but came up short on the evening, 74-57.
Inside the Box Score
- The Conquistadors scored 30 points from downtown .
- FNU received 27 points from their bench this evening.
- FNU pulled down 6 offensive rebounds, leading to 12 second chance points.
- This was the first-meeting between these two teams in program history.
- FNU is now leading the confront 1-0.
Lead Changes: 2
Largest Lead: Keiser (7), Florida National (31)
Points: Sanabria, Long, Dyson (12)
Rebounds: Rodriguez, Felix (9)
Assists: Rodriguez (5)
Points: Brown (16)
Rebounds: Lindsey (8)
Assists: Brown, Lindsey (4)
The Conquistadors will face Lynn University on Friday evening at Boca Raton with a tipoff of 5:00 p.m.