Raiders Fall to USC Salk

Raiders Fall to USC Salk

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Northwest Florida men's basketball fell to USC Salkehatchie, 86-78, Saturday in the JUCO Shootout. 

The Raiders (9-4) took a 41-39 lead into the halftime break but were outscored 47-37 over the final 20 minutes. 

Marseilles Caston and Anthony Mason scored 21 points each, while Seth Millner added 18 points. Mason turned in his first 20-plus point performance of the year on 9-of-10 shooting.

NWF shot 43.3 percent from the floor for the game but were just 3-of-14 from 3-point range. USC Salk was red-hot in the second half shooting 51.6 percent (16-31).

USC Salk's Vince Cole led all scorers with 25 points on 7-of-19 shooting.

The Raiders look ahead to Sunday when the team takes on Daytona State at 4 p.m.

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