OCALA-- The College of Central Florida men's basketball team opened up the season with a win at home against Victory Rock Prep on Friday night. This is head coach Tim Ryan's 350th career win as the Patriot head coach as he opened up his 16th season at the helm.
The Patriots went into the half up 57-36 and never looked back. CF led by as many as 24 points in the second half en rout to a 92-81 win.
As a team, CF shot 50 percent from the field on the night and out-rebounded Victory Rock 41-29. The Patriots also had five players score in double-figures. Returner Rajan Barnes led the offense with 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while Quenton Jackson (16), Latrell Jones (14), Angelo Johnson (13), and Jeremy Sheppard (12) also rounded out the scoring.
CF will return to action on Tuesday when it hosts Hillsborough Community College at 7:30 p.m.