Johnson, Nunge lift Xavier over Florida 72-56 in NIT

Nate Johnson had 16 points to lead five Xavier players in double figures as the Musketeers got past Florida 72-56 in the second round of the NIT

ByThe Associated Press
March 20, 2022, 3:40 PM

CINCINNATI -- Nate Johnson had 16 points to lead five Xavier players in double figures as the Musketeers defeated Florida 72-56 in the NIT second round on Sunday.

Jack Nunge added 12 points for the Musketeers (20-13). Colby Jones chipped in 11, Dwon Odom scored 10 and Zach Freemantle had 10. Odom also had seven rebounds.

Florida totaled 23 points in the second half, a season low for the team.

Kowacie Reeves had 14 points for the Gators (20-14). Tyree Appleby added 10 points. Colin Castleton had 10 points.

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