Hialeah, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2018) – Florida National University celebrated Senior Night in style winning a tightly contested game against Apprentice School by a score of 97-71 in the VVV Classic.
The win would not come easy for FNU however, as they closed the first half trailing the Builders 43-41. With streaks of scoring and forced turnovers, the Conquistador’s found a way in the second half thanks to some stellar play from their seniors.
All five graduating seniors (Terrence Johnson, Chris Hall, Jessy Cantinol, Ivenor Rosier and Quantavis Hall) played significant minutes down the stretch which were needed to put away the Builders. Christopher Hall led the team in the scoring department registering 17 total points. Kenneth Santos delivered two clutch threes late that killed any chance of an Apprentice Comeback.
- Christopher Hall shot 7 for 15 from field goal range finishing with 17 points.
- Kenneth Santos was hot from three-point range ending the night with 17 points.
- Quantavis Hall in 22 minutes of play also tallied 15 points of his own.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP: Final: Florida National University 97, Apprentice School 71
Records: Florida National University (22-6), Apprentice School (4-14)
Location: Bucky Dent Gymnasium| Hialeah, Fla.
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What is next for the Conquistadores? The VVV Classic continues Saturday, Jan. 27 against Stratford University at 4 pm.
Other Scores: Concordia College 86, Stratford University 72