Marshall vs UCF

UCF 67, Marshall 60

  •  

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.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Marshall (14-10)303060
UCF (18-6) «283967

Related Video

 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

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% 
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
 
Other games
PSU 57 Final
Mich St 77
Kansas 68 Final
Baylor 54
Florida St 60 Final
BC 64
GTOWN 61 Final
Syracuse 64
Wake 44 Final
Virginia 68
Michigan 62 Final
Nebraska 46
DUKE 85 Final
NC 84