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UCF 67, Marshall 60

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Keith Clanton scored 20 points and Isaiah Sykes added 15 points and 10 rebounds as Central Florida hung on for a 67-60 win over Marshall on Wednesday night.

The Knights (18-6, 7-3 Conference USA) needed a 3-pointer from Marcus Jordan with 14.3 seconds to play to stop a Thundering Herd rally that had cut a 14-point deficit to just two in the final minute.

Marshall (14-10, 5-5) was led by Damier Pitts with 18 points and seven assists.

Clanton was the driving force for Central Florida in both halves. His follow shot completed a 13-2 run early in the second half that allowed the Knights to pull out to a 44-34 lead with 11:54 left.

Marshall was down 58-44 when Pitts started and finished a 16-4 run with 3-pointers that got the Thundering Herd within 62-60 with 49.7 seconds left in the game.

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Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F221-40-05042
R. Goff, F202-41-36025
D. Pitts, G368-180-047418
S. Johnson, G352-115-753310
D. Kane, G354-120-35149
D. Pena223-40-01009
N. Spikes223-61-25017
J. Hanner40-00-00000
Y. Mbao40-00-01010
Totals 23-597-1536111960
 39%46.7% 
UCF Knights
K. Clanton, F378-161-373420
I. Sykes, F357-111-2102315
J. Crittle, C230-12-42012
M. Jordan, G375-154-420115
A. Rompza, G320-50-41420
T. Spurlock275-72-260113
P. Gaynor90-02-23032
Totals 25-5512-214091567
 45.5%57.1% 
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Old Dominion4-315-433
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Rice3-46-12291
FIU2-39-9221
Charlotte2-58-11144
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FAU1-48-8238
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Marshall1-65-15325

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UCF2-59-9206
E. Carolina1-58-11271
So. Florida1-57-12209
Houston0-87-12274
 
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