JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jalen Nesbitt rebounded a Dallas Moore miss with three seconds left and followed up with a jumper as time expired to give North Florida a 67-66 win over Northern Kentucky Thursday night.
Jordan Jackson and Tyler White each scored field goals to give the Norse a three-point lead, 66-63 with 39 seconds left to play. Travis Wallace got to the basket for a layup to cut that lead to a single point with 17 seconds left.
Todd Johnson missed a free throw attempt with 16 seconds left that would have padded the Northern Kentucky lead and Wallace hauled in the rebound.
Northern Kentucky (8-14, 4-6) was led by Todd Johnson and Tyler White, who scored 18 and 17 points, respectively.
Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.