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Jacksonville State hosts North Florida after Hendricksen’s 26-point performance

North Florida Ospreys (5-17, 1-7 ASUN) at Jacksonville State Gamecocks (15-6, 8-0 ASUN)

Jacksonville, Alabama; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: North Florida takes on the Jacksonville State Gamecocks after Carter Hendricksen scored 26 points in North Florida’s 77-74 loss to the Lipscomb Bisons.

The Gamecocks are 7-1 in home games. Jacksonville State leads ASUN in rebounding, averaging 33.8 boards. Brandon Huffman paces the Gamecocks with 6.1 rebounds.

The Ospreys are 1-7 in ASUN play. North Florida is 0-4 in games decided by less than 4 points.

Thursday’s game is the first meeting of the season between the two teams in conference.

TOP PERFORMERS: Demaree King is averaging 3.2 3-pointers per game for the Gamecocks, scoring 12.4 points while shooting 49.2 percent from beyond the arc. Darian Adams is averaging 14.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.1 assists over Jacksonville State’s last 10 games.

Jose Placer is averaging 14.3 points per game and averaging 3.2 rebounds for the Ospreys. Jarius Hicklen is averaging 3.2 3-pointers over the last 10 games for North Florida.

LAST 10 GAMES: Gamecocks: 10-0, averaged 75.2 points, 34.7 rebounds, 14.7 assists, 5.9 steals and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting 48.0 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 67.8 points per game.

Ospreys: 2-8, averaged 68.9 points, 30.3 rebounds, 11.3 assists, 5.3 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 40.3 percent from the field. Their opponents average 71.7 points.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.