UCF vs East Carolina

UCF 81, East Carolina 63

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GRENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Isaiah Sykes scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Central Florida defeated East Carolina 81-63 on Saturday to snap a four-game losing skid in the series.

Keith Clanton added 16 points to give him 1,008 points in his career at UCF. A.J. Rompza also scored 16 and Marcus Jordan had 12 for the Knights (12-3, 2-0 Conference USA), who have won four games in a row and eight of their past nine.

The Knights have won their first two conference games for the first time since the 2007-08 season. UCF had its best shooting night of the season, making 52.2 percent (35 of 67) from the field as Sykes went 10 of 15.

The Knights went on a 17-2 run in the second half to build its biggest lead of the game at 57-35 with 12:19 remaining.

Miguel Paul scored 21 points to lead East Carolina (9-6, 0-2).

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UCF Knights
K. Clanton, F297-180-260216
J. Crittle, C172-40-02144
A. Rompza, G396-81-279016
I. Sykes, G3510-150-0101120
M. Jordan, G344-113-442212
T. Spurlock163-50-02116
P. Gaynor142-30-05134
D. McCombs111-21-26033
K. Wilson30-10-01000
R. Days10-00-10000
W. Martin10-00-00000
Totals 35-675-1146151681
 52.2%45.5% 
East Carolina Pirates
D. Morrow, F325-91-160111
M. Kemp, F273-108-864414
S. Bowden, G292-111-13416
M. Paul, G298-161-112221
E. Straughn, G222-30-04115
C. Gaines190-10-21130
P. Roberts-Campbell181-40-00013
R. Sampson110-41-21011
A. Steed70-00-02000
D. Morales31-10-00002
P. Torlak30-10-01200
Totals 22-6012-1529141463
 36.7%80% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU15-327-712
Tulsa14-423-1145
Temple13-526-1134
Cincinnati13-523-1137
UConn10-820-1577
Memphis10-818-1483
Tulane6-1215-16214
E. Carolina6-1214-19220
UCF5-1312-18256
Houston4-1413-19239
So. Florida3-159-23273

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
Western Ky.12-620-12117
UAB12-620-16129
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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Kansas 72 Final
Oklahoma 61
BC 60 Final
NC 83
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MU 66 Final
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SC 64 Final
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ND 67 Final
Louisville 65
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GONZ 82
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Aus Peay 75
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Arkansas 98