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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Scoreboard
UCF (1-0) «403474
South Florida (0-1)243256

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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
Cincinnati5-016-224
Wichita St.5-115-328
Houston4-214-456
Memphis4-213-683
SMU3-313-659
Tulane3-312-6105
UCF3-312-660
UConn3-310-893
Tulsa3-410-9130
Temple2-59-950
E. Carolina2-58-10302
So. Florida0-67-12296
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83