UCF vs Memphis

Memphis 84, UCF 55

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Will Barton had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Memphis shot better than 60 percent most of the second half and the Tigers won their third straight with a 84-55 victory over Central Florida on Tuesday night.

Tarik Black added 14 points, connecting on 7 of 8 shots, while senior Wesley Witherspoon, playing in his final home game, finished with 15 points.

Chris Crawford added 11 for the Tigers (22-8, 12-3 Conference USA), who maintained their hold on first place.

Isaiah Sykes led the Knights (20-9, 9-6) with 13 points. Keith Clanton, UCF's leading scorer at 15 points a game, was limited to seven, while Marcus Jordan, who averages 14.5 points a game, had three, hitting only one of his six shots.

The Knights were hindered by poor shooting most of the night and 18 turnovers. UCF shot 38.8 percent (19 of 49) compared to Memphis' 58.9 percent (33 of 56).

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UCF Knights
I. Sykes, F315-113-621313
K. Clanton, F243-81-25057
J. Crittle, C184-60-00018
M. Jordan, G331-61-22323
A. Rompza, G332-40-02436
T. Spurlock180-53-64103
K. Wilson173-60-13026
R. Days91-10-02002
P. Gaynor90-15-73115
W. Martin80-12-20002
Totals 19-4915-2628101755
 38.8%57.7% 
Memphis Tigers
W. Witherspoon, F315-93-472315
T. Black, F197-80-120314
J. Jackson, G374-91-201029
W. Barton, G317-101-2114118
A. Barton, G131-20-01112
C. Crawford284-70-055311
D. Stephens142-24-43028
F. Hall122-50-02044
S. Simpson40-00-00020
H. Tsafack40-00-00010
C. Holt30-00-00000
P. Laird31-41-20003
T. Draper10-00-01000
Totals 33-5610-1534222284
 58.9%66.7% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU15-327-712
Tulsa14-423-1145
Temple13-526-1134
Cincinnati13-523-1137
UConn10-820-1577
Memphis10-818-1483
Tulane6-1215-16214
E. Carolina6-1214-19220
UCF5-1312-18256
Houston4-1413-19239
So. Florida3-159-23273

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
Western Ky.12-620-12117
UAB12-620-16129
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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