Johnson University basketball player dribbling the ball during the gameKissimmee, Fla. – Florida National University men’s basketball team lost its third on the road game of the season as the Conquistadors dropped to Johnson University of Florida in a thrilling battle 89-85. The contest was played on Saturday night (Dec. 7th) at Kissimmee, Fla. With the loss Florida National falls to a 8-4 record while Johnson University of Florida improves to 4-9.


Final Score: Florida National University 85, Johnson University of Florida 89
Records: Florida National University (8-4), Johnson University of Florida (4-9)
Location: Johnson University of Florida Gym – Kissimmee, Fla.
Florida National University Starters: Jeffrey Hernandez , Jose Benitez, Hirotaka Ohashi, Kenneth Santos, Nico Rojas


  • FNU record now is 8-4 this season.
  • FNU away record is now 5-3.
  • This is the FNU’s first loss against Johnson University of Florida in school history.


Florida National University men’s basketball team will now face Keiser University on Tuesday, December 10th at 7:30 Pm. The game will take place at West Palm Beach, Fla.

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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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