Tampa, Fla. – Lynn University’s 17th-ranked men’s basketball team got back into the win column on Saturday afternoon with an 85-81 Sunshine State Conference victory over the Tampa Spartans. Jamal Palmer had a team-high 24 points, while Rasheed Worrell tallied his second double-double of the season with 10 rebounds and 11 points.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team added another piece for the future this week as head coach Jeff Price announced the signing of Braxton Bartlett to a National Letter of Intent.
In a highly-anticipated local men’s basketball matchup Wednesday night between the top-two teams in the league, it came down to the final shot with fifth-ranked Nova Southeastern University stealing an 87-85 Sunshine State Conference victory from 17th-ranked Lynn University. Jamal Palmer and Darius Moore each poured in 28 points to lead the Fighting Knights scoring attack.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team came in at No. 17 on both the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and D2SIDA National Media polls yesterday. The Fighting Knights have now been nationally ranked for six consecutive weeks.
The 21st-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team opened up Saturday afternoon’s Sunshine State Conference game on an 18-3 blitz, but defensive adjustments by Florida Tech slowed down the Fighting Knights’ offensive outburst. The Blue and White fought off the Panthers down the stretch, securing a 59-57 victory while staying undefeated at home.
The 21st-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team bounced back from its first loss of the season last Saturday, going on the road Wednesday night and holding off the Embry-Riddle Eagles for a 78-74 Sunshine State Conference win. Michael Baez, Jamal Palmer and Brandon Bornelus combined to score 64 of the team’s 78 points.