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
Temple14-421-1259
SMU13-525-513
Houston12-622-1088
Cincinnati12-622-1148
Tulsa12-620-1258
UConn11-725-1132
Memphis8-1019-15139
UCF6-1212-18219
E. Carolina4-1412-20217
So. Florida4-148-25229
Tulane3-1512-22231

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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Florida 56 Final
Tenn 67
GTOWN 62 Final
W Virg 74
DUKE 81 Final
GT 74
Missouri 59 Final
K-State 75
Baylor 73 Final
TXTCH 60
DART 47 Final
HARV 63
Kansas 72 Final
Oklahoma 61
BC 60 Final
NC 83
Ohio St 76 Final
Iowa 47
MU 66 Final
Syracuse 73
SC 64 Final
Kentucky 79
ND 67 Final
Louisville 65
Miami-FL 51 Final
Virginia 52
UConn 60 Final
RUT 67
SACL 60 Final
GONZ 82
MRST 87 Final
Aus Peay 75
Miss St 88 Final
Arkansas 98