The Northwest Florida men’s basketball team won their first game in the national tournament Tuesday afternoon.
The Raiders beat Cape Fear 95-75 to move on to the quarterfinals.
Javion Hamlet led the way for the Raiders with 25 points and then Chris Duarte with 23 points. Duarte hit his 1,000-career point in this game too.
Northwest Florida is back in action on Thursday to take on Ranger College in the tournament quarterfinals.