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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Scoreboard
UCF (12-3) «384381
East Carolina (9-6)313263

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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
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

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
Other games
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