ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Marcus Avant scored 14 points and grabbed
seven rebounds as Central Florida held Jacksonville to just one
field goal in the final 7:30 to win 75-57 on Sunday afternoon.
The Golden Knights (9-4, 2-3 Atlantic Sun Conference) have won
four straight over the Dolphins (5-7, 1-4).Will Bakanowsky's basket gave Central Florida a 50-39 lead with
12:00 left, but the team didn't have a field goal for the next
4:38. Jacksonville tied the game at 52-52 on a runner in the lane
by David Lee with 7:52 remaining.But Central Florida recovered and went on a 19-3 run in the next
seven minutes to put the game away. The Knights outrebounded the
Dolphins, 39-22.Justin Rose and Joshua Peppers scored 11 points each and Will
Bakanowsky and Gary Johnson added 10 points each for the Knights.Haminn Quaintance and David Lee led Jacksonville with 11 points
each.UCF used a 16-2 run, highlighted by four consecutive
three-pointers, to take a 31-16 lead with 6:54 remaining in the
first half.The Knights were then held without a point for the next 4:46 as
Jacksonville climbed to within 31-26. UCF led 33-26 at halftime.