UCF vs South Florida

UCF 74, South Florida 56

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Isaiah Sykes had 26 points and 11 rebounds to lead Central Florida past South Florida 74-56 on Saturday night in each team's season opener.

Keith Clanton, the Conference USA Preseason Player of the Year, added 16 points and 16 rebounds for Central Florida, which has won 10 consecutive season openers.

South Florida got 22 points from Jawanza Poland.

The Bulls were coming off a strong season in which South Florida won 22 games and reached the third round of the NCAA tournament. It was the school's first appearance in the NCAA tourney since 1992.

UCF outrebounded the Bulls 45-26.

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UCF Knights
K. Clanton, F394-148-12161316
T. Spurlock, F395-132-333114
K. Wilson, F265-61-260213
I. Sykes, G3810-166-14118326
R. Days, G231-10-02023
D. Walker160-00-02020
S. Blair141-20-01012
T. Coons40-00-00000
D. Karell10-00-00000
B. Horodyski00-00-00000
Totals 26-5217-3145121474
 50%54.8% 
South Florida Bulls
V. Rudd, F373-120-15037
T. Fitzpatrick, F313-70-27157
Z. LeDay, F111-21-10033
A. Collins, G352-81-20645
M. Brock, G342-104-44019
J. Poland298-114-530122
K. White121-31-22143
J. Hawkins70-00-00020
S. Noriega40-20-01000
J. Omogbehin10-00-00000
Totals 20-5511-172682356
 36.4%64.7% 
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
 
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