UAB vs UCF

UCF 71, UAB 63

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Keith Clanton had 22 points and Marcus Jordan 16 to lead Central Florida to a 71-63 win over Alabama-Birmingham Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both.

UCF (21-9, 10-6 Conference USA) clinched fourth place in the conference and a first-round bye in the tournament that begins Wednesday.

Isaiah Sykes added 15 points and A.J. Rompza had 11 points and 10 assists for UCF, which improved to 16-1 at home this season.

Jordan Swing led UAB (14-15, 9-7) with 17 points. Cameron Moore and Quincy Taylor each had 13.

UCF sank 10 of 17 from behind the arc in the first half. Jordan hit 4 of 5 treys, the last one just beating the halftime buzzer and putting the Knights up 46-26.

The closest UAB got in the second half was 69-63 on a layup by Swing, but Jordan closed it out for UCF with a pair of free throws.

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UAB (14-15)263763
UCF (21-9) «462571

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UAB Blazers
C. Moore, F304-135-693013
J. Swing, F307-130-062317
P. Purifoy, G322-100-02035
Q. Taylor, G295-80-031113
R. Williams, G241-30-25233
O. Soko253-42-23028
K. Whitaker131-70-05032
J. Tyler100-30-00010
B. Hamga71-20-02012
Totals 24-637-103981763
 38.1%70% 
UCF Knights
K. Clanton, F347-95-1061122
I. Sykes, F317-120-094315
P. Gaynor, F242-52-21016
M. Jordan, G384-84-461016
A. Rompza, G384-80-1410111
T. Spurlock180-20-03010
J. Crittle110-31-21041
K. Wilson60-20-02010
Totals 24-4912-1933161271
 49%63.2% 
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

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
 
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MU 83
TNST 52 Final
MRST 54
Illinois St 65 Final
Wich St 64
Temple 80 Final
FORD 60
Louisville 49 Final
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Missouri 81 Final
TXTCH 59
EVAN 71 Final
CREI 99
NC 88 Final
DUKE 70
Baylor 72 Final
Iowa St 80
SDSU 98 Final
TCU 92
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Kansas 73
Wyoming 63 Final
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