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North Florida wins 3rd straight, tops FAMU 101-89

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Ivan Gandia-Rosa had 21 points and eight assists, Garrett Sams added 20 points, and North Florida beat Florida A&M 101-89 on Monday night.

UNF led 60-41 at halftime -- behind a career-high 17 points from Noah Horchler -- for its most points in a half this season. Horchler entered with two 3-pointers on the season and made three in the first half.

Horchler missed his only field goal of the second half and finished with 17 for North Florida (4-7), which won its third straight. JT Escobar added 16 points with four 3-pointers as UNF made 16 of 35 from distance.

Marcus Barham led Florida A&M (1-11) with 30 points on 12-of-19 shooting, including five 3-pointers. Desmond Williams made seven free throws and added 27 points as FAMU was 13 of 22 at the stripe.

Barham scored FAMU's first 10 points of the second half to pull within 65-51.