Marshall vs UCF

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% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.5-015-321
La. Tech4-112-6225
UAB4-111-7128
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati6-016-216
SMU5-115-432
UCF5-114-479
Tulsa4-110-7108
Houston4-214-563
Memphis3-213-5119
UConn2-37-10144
E. Carolina1-59-10223
Tulane1-54-14267
Temple1-610-1072
So. Florida0-66-11287
 
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