UCF vs College of Charleston

UCF 74, Coll. of Charleston 63

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PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - Keith Clanton had 28 points, tying his career high, and 14 rebounds and Central Florida used a second-half surge to beat College of Charleston 74-63 on Thursday in the opener of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

Central Florida will face defending national champion Connecticut in the second round Friday. The fourth-ranked Huskies beat UNC Asheville 73-63 for their 16th straight victory.

With the Central Florida (3-1) ahead 44-42, Andrew Lawrence hit two straight 3-pointers and Matt Sundberg knocked down one to give Charleston (3-1) a 51-44 lead with 11:06 left.

Central Florida rallied to tie it for the ninth time, at 58-58 with 7:34 remaining, and the Knights then went on an 11-2 run, capped by Tristan Spurlock's dunk with 1:35 to go, to pull away.

Marcus Jordan added 17 points and and six assists for Central Florida, and Isaiah Sykes had 10 points and nine rebounds. The Knights dominated the boards 44-25.

Trent Wiedeman had 19 points for Charleston, coming off a 72-69 win at Clemson, and Lawrence had 14.

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UCF Knights
K. Clanton, F3612-172-3142328
R. Days, F160-30-02120
D. McCombs, C110-21-20021
M. Jordan, G385-95-626217
I. Sykes, G323-104-1393210
P. Gaynor302-31-24215
T. Spurlock234-90-17119
J. Crittle112-30-03144
K. Wilson30-00-02010
Totals 28-5613-2744161874
 50%48.1% 
College of Charleston Cougars
T. Wiedeman, F357-125-650219
A. Wiggins, F331-60-35212
A. Baru, C131-30-01042
A. Lawrence, G374-92-2210414
J. Scott, G204-80-011210
A. Stitt241-32-20245
M. Sundberg241-64-45017
J. Carlton70-20-01010
N. Johnson72-20-11024
Totals 21-5113-1825152163
 41.2%72.2% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329
 
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