All twelve active players scored for Jacksonville University men’s basketball on Tuesday night, the biggest indicator of the total team effort that defined the Dolphins 105-48 win over Trinity Baptist at Swisher Gym.
Thanks to 22 second-half points from the reigning ASUN Newcomer of the Week and 17 points in the triumphant return of an injured starter, Jacksonville University defeated pesky Middle Georgia State by 21 points, 81-60, on Thursday.
Hoping to channel the record-setting three-point barrage of its previous meeting, Jacksonville University will host Middle Georgia State on Thursday. The Dolphins hit a program-record 21 three-pointers in their previous matchup against the Knights, a 124-85 win.
After averaging 16 points, five assists, four rebounds, two steals, and one block a game last week, Jacksonville’s JD Notae has been named the ASUN Conference Newcomer of the Week, as announced by the league office on Tuesday. This is the first ASUN award for the freshman from Covington, Ga.
In its final action before Christmas Day, Jacksonville University travels to NC State for some holiday hoops at 7 p.m. ET on Friday. This is the fourth all-time meeting between the Dolphins and the Wolfpack, though just the second in the last four decades.
Jalyn Hinton scored a career-best 18 points and snagged seven rebounds for Jacksonville University during a 24-8 run in the closing minutes of the game, but it wasn’t quite enough for the Dolphins, who fell to Northern Arizona on Wednesday, 83-72.
Looking to even up the series after a one-point loss at a neutral site contest in 1984, Jacksonville University will host Northern Arizona for the first time on Wednesday. The game will tip at 7 p.m. in Swisher Gym.
Jace Hogan totaled 24 points, 10 rebounds, two assists, a block, and a steal en route to his fifth double-double in 10 games, but it wasn’t quite enough for Jacksonville on Saturday as the Dolphins fell at South Carolina State, 83-74. Hogan was joined in double digits by JD Notae, who had 17 points, seven boards, three assists, and a steal.
Returning to action after taking a week off for final exams, Jacksonville University kicks off the winter break by traveling to Orangeburg, S.C., where the Dolphins will play at South Carolina State for just the fourth time in program history. The game tips at 4 p.m. on Saturday in the SHM Arena.
Five Dolphins scored in double-figures as Jacksonville University (4-7) took down Florida National University (10-5) in an impressive 89-51 win at Swisher Gym on Saturday. JU outscored the Conquistadors 49-19 in the second half.