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Fall with 20 points, UCF beats Northern Kentucky 66-53

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Tacko Fall scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds as UCF served Northern Kentucky its first loss of the season with a 66-53 victory on Saturday night.

Fall was 7 of 8 from the field for the Knights (5-1). Aubrey Dawkins added 12 points and five rebounds and B.J. Taylor had 10 points, five rebounds and three assists.

UCF shot 44 percent from the field overall compared to 32 percent for Northern Kentucky and had a 51-35 rebounding advantage.

UCF led by a slim margin through most of the low-scoring first period and back-to-back 3-pointers by McDonald and Dawkins pushed it to 24-19 with 7:24 left in the half. The Knights were up 34-32 at the break.

The Knights opened the second half on a 19-6 run featuring 3-pointers by Dawkins and Collin Smith and dunks by Fall and Smith to stretch it to 53-38 with 14:55 left.

Drew McDonald scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Norse (6-1).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  Zaynah Robinson missed driving layup 8.0
  Defensive rebound by Trevon Faulkner 25.0
  BJ Taylor missed 3-pt. jump shot 27.0
  Defensive rebound by Chad Brown 58.0
  Tyler Sharpe missed 2nd of 2 free throws 58.0
+ 1 Tyler Sharpe made 1st of 2 free throws 58.0
  Personal foul on Chance McSpadden 58.0
+ 2 Dayon Griffin made layup 1:09
  Defensive rebound by Chance McSpadden 1:06
  Dantez Walton missed layup, blocked by Chad Brown 1:08
  Offensive rebound by Dantez Walton 1:09
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo N. Kentucky 6-1 322153
home team logo UCF 5-1 343266
Team Stats
away team logo N. Kentucky 6-1 78.5 PPG 40.1 RPG 16.9 APG
home team logo UCF 5-1 72.2 PPG 40.9 RPG 13.2 APG
Key Players
34
D. McDonald 18.7 PPG 9.4 RPG 2.8 APG 47.2 FG%
1
B. Taylor 16.0 PPG 2.3 RPG 3.3 APG 38.9 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB