Warhawks take #8 Florida to OT

Dakota Ratley

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The men’s basketball took the eighth ranked team in the nation into overtime Friday night.

The Warhawks had up to a 12-point lead in the game before eventually falling to the Gators, 61-56 in overtime.

Tylor Ongwae scored a team-high 19 points. Sophomore Nick Coppola added in an 11-point effort.

Florida came into the game as number eight in the country. The Gators came off a loss that ended their school record 33-game home win streak.

ULM came into the game off the historic 106-39 win over Champion Baptist.

Florida was able to take a eight point lead into the final two minutes before a Warhawk run tied the game to force overtime. That run was capped by a Nick Coppola three with 19 seconds in the game.

The Warhawks would be able to take a brief lead with three minutes left before the Gators would take the lead for good.

ULM will now turn its attention to Coastal Carolina Wednesday.

That game will be a part of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.