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North Florida beats New Orleans 64-49

Dec 23, 2009 - 1:44 AM GULFPORT, Miss.(AP) -- Stan Januska scored 19 points and Germaine Sparkes added 13 points, leading North Florida over New Orleans 64-49 in the South Mississippi Christmas Classic on Tuesday night.

Johann Mpondo's layup put New Orleans up 6-5 less than 4 minutes into the game - it was the last time the Privateers would lead. Januska drilled a 3-pointer and dropped in a layup in quick succession, sparking an 18-0 North Florida run over the course of the next 11 minutes.

The Ospreys (3-7) led by 17 points at halftime and cruised to victory in the second. North Florida capitalized on 19 turnovers in the game.

Charles Carmouche was the only New Orleans (5-7) player in double figures, scoring 10.

The Ospreys have won two straight games for the first time this season. Prior to the current streak, North Florida had lost six in a row.

The Privateers are on a five game losing skid.








  • NCAA BB
    NORTH FLORIDA 64
    NEW ORLEANS 49 FINAL

    Dec 22 7:28 PM


  • NCAA BB
    NORTH FLORIDA 35
    NEW ORLEANS 18 HALFTIME

    Dec 22 6:18 PM