SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2001
Men's Basketball Downs Florida Atlantic, 71-55
Jan. 27, 2001
Platts and Sheppard combined for 24 of the Dolphins' 38 second-half points. The two guards helped Jacksonville increase its 33-19 halftime lead to 20 points midway through the second half.
Florida Atlantic (5-16, 4-6) scored eight straight points to pull within 12 at 48-36, but Platts and Sheppard responded with 3-point baskets to hike the lead to 17 and secure Jacksonville's third straight win after three consecutive losses.
Jacksonville (13-6, 6-4) connected on a season best of 24 of 26 free throws (92.3).
Robert Williams scored 12 points and grabbed a game high 10 rebounds in a reserve role for Florida Atlantic.
2000-01 MEN'S BASKETBALL