Southern Miss vs UCF

UCF 60, Southern Miss. 58

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Tristan Spurlock scored 18 points and Isaiah Sykes hit two free throws with 14 seconds left to help Central Florida beat Southern Mississippi 60-58 in a key Conference USA matchup.

Calvin Newell added 13 points, Sykes finished with 12 and Matt Williams tallied 11 for Central Florida, which held Southern Miss (18-5, 7-1) to just one field goal over the final 10 minutes.

Sykes gave UCF a 58-57 lead with a layup, but Jerrold Brooks answered with a layup to bring the game to its 10th tie, 58-58. UCF's Keith Clanton missed a layup with 53 seconds left, giving Southern Miss a chance to regain the lead. But Clanton stole the ball from Dwayne Davis, and the Golden Eagles were forced to foul.

Sykes knocked down the ensuing free throws for the win.

UCF (16-6, 6-2) shot 40 percent (18 of 45) and snapped the Golden Eagles' 10-game winning streak.

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Scoreboard
Southern Miss (18-5)312758
UCF (16-6) «332760

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
J. Mills, F327-91-290415
D. Davis, F283-163-453110
D. Boardingham, F253-52-25138
N. Watson, G382-71-23546
J. Brooks, G333-91-231310
R. McGill141-40-04012
M. Craig120-10-04130
N. Carey101-22-33024
C. Jenkins81-50-00013
Totals 21-5810-1540112258
 36.2%66.7% 
UCF Knights
T. Spurlock, F366-103-370018
K. Clanton, F351-54-89036
I. Sykes, G405-132-684212
C. Newell, G323-85-923113
D. Walker, G120-00-00200
M. Williams293-62-241411
K. Wilson130-30-03020
S. Blair30-00-00010
Totals 18-4516-2835101360
 40%57.1% 
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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RUT 48
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