Alabama State vs UCF

UCF 85, Alabama St. 56

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Isaiah Sykes had 23 points and Keith Clanton scored 20 as Central Florida beat Alabama State 85-56 Tuesday night in nonconference action.

UCF (2-0) shot 36 of 65 for the game and led by as many as 41 points in the second half.

The 6-foot-5 Sykes used his size advantage to repeatedly drive the ball to the basket against the outmanned Hornets. He hit 10 of 14 shots and had seven assists.

Clanton overpowered the Hornets big men around the basket, scoring most of his points on layups and dunks. He was 9 of 10 from the field and grabbed 11 rebounds.

Luther Page led Alabama State (0-3) with 11 points and five rebounds. Joshua Freelove added 10 points.

Sykes had eight points and an assist in the last seven minutes of the first half as the Knights went on a 17-3 run to open up a 40-25 halftime lead.

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Alabama State Hornets
L. Page, F385-81-253111
S. Brown, F253-80-03047
B. Brown, F172-61-23315
J. Freelove, G294-152-432010
T. Green, G130-40-01000
A. Price211-30-21203
D. Miller150-30-02020
T. Coleman131-10-00042
K. Key123-70-00018
J. Mason92-40-01004
J. Waters82-40-01116
Totals 23-634-1028111456
 36.5%40% 
UCF Knights
K. Clanton, F299-102-3114120
T. Spurlock, F264-81-234210
K. Wilson, F225-61-220212
I. Sykes, G3310-143-547123
R. Days, G273-70-22408
D. Walker190-20-04500
S. Blair162-41-12015
D. Karell142-20-02024
T. Coons51-20-00003
B. Horodyski50-00-01110
I. Lang40-00-00000
Totals 36-558-1535251085
 65.5%53.3% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-218-15185
Alcorn St.13-515-15253
Jackson St.12-620-16222
Southern U.11-722-13186
Alabama St.9-914-17265
Prairie View7-117-24334
Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Ark.-PB6-128-25310
Miss. Val.6-128-27330
Grambling4-147-24350

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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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