Memphis vs UCF

UCF 68, Memphis 67

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Keith Clanton's three-point play with 4 seconds to go lifted Central Florida over Memphis 68-67 Wednesday night and gave the Knights their first victory over the Tigers in 11 meetings.

Clanton finished with 23 points and Marcus Jordan added 20 for UCF (14-4, 4-1 Conference USA).

Will Barton had 24 points and Chris Crawford scored 12 for the Tigers (12-6, 3-1).

Jordan's driving layup with 1:21 left, the Knights' first field goal in more than eight minutes, put UCF up 65-64.

Memphis backup Joe Jackson just beat the shot clock with a 3-pointer to give the Tigers a 67-65 lead with 42 seconds to play, but they couldn't hang on.

UCF started the second half with a 13-3 run to push a 3-point halftime lead to 54-41after Josh Crittle's turnaround jumper with 16:01 left.

Memphis responded with11 straight points and eventually led 64-63 on Crawford's foul-line jumper with 4:11 remaining.

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Memphis Tigers
T. Black, F353-74-650310
F. Hall, F60-10-01020
W. Barton, G4010-152-283124
C. Crawford, G385-110-085312
A. Barton, G182-50-11105
W. Witherspoon271-32-21035
J. Jackson243-60-03637
D. Stephens71-10-01002
S. Simpson51-20-00012
Totals 26-518-1132151667
 51%72.7% 
UCF Knights
K. Clanton, F389-123-682223
I. Sykes, F302-31-22215
J. Crittle, C241-64-47046
M. Jordan, G387-134-502120
A. Rompza, G311-70-02313
T. Spurlock243-100-04019
P. Gaynor141-30-03012
K. Wilson10-00-00000
Totals 24-5412-172791168
 44.4%70.6% 
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

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
 
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