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
Haminn Quaintance and David Lee led Jacksonville with 11 points
UCF used a 16-2 run, highlighted by four consecutive
three-pointers, to take a 31-16 lead with 6:54 remaining in the
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.