East Carolina vs UCF

UCF 64, East Carolina 55

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Keith Clanton scored 16 points and A.J. Rompza added 10 points and five assists to lift Central Florida to a 64-55 win over East Carolina.

The Knights (19-7, 8-4 Conference USA) got 10 points from Marcus Jordan to win for the fourth time in their last five games.

Darrius Morrow led East Carolina (12-13, 3-9) with 15 points. Miguel Paul added 10 points and eight assists for the Pirates.

Clanton had 10 points as UCF built a 33-25 halftime lead, but the Knights came out cold to start the second half and East Carolina drew even at 35-35 on a 3-pointer by Shamarr Bowden with 14:49 left in the game.

UCF responded with a 10-0 run that included 3-pointers from Jordan and Rompza. The Knights successfully nursed the lead to the finish line, despite hitting only 8 of 14 free throw attempts in the final two minutes.

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Scoreboard
East Carolina (12-13)253055
UCF (19-7) «333164

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East Carolina Pirates
D. Morrow, F317-111-452515
R. Sampson, F254-62-250210
E. Straughn, F220-50-07240
M. Paul, G334-91-248410
S. Bowden, G322-110-03136
C. Gaines242-51-20226
M. Kemp224-90-05008
P. Roberts-Campbell100-30-00220
D. Morales10-10-00000
Totals 23-605-1030172255
 38.3%50% 
UCF Knights
I. Sykes, F384-101-66309
K. Clanton, F307-122-471416
J. Crittle, C203-60-05056
M. Jordan, G372-35-511110
A. Rompza, G353-73-555211
T. Spurlock231-50-05113
K. Wilson123-32-26029
P. Gaynor50-00-03100
Totals 23-4613-2239121564
 50%59.1% 
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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

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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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