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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Scoreboard
UCF (20-9)183755
Memphis (22-8) «335184

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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
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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