Scores

Final

UCF 71

(16-7, 9-6 A-Sun)

Stetson 62

(10-13, 8-8 A-Sun)

    8:15 PM ET, February 10, 2005

    Edmunds Center, Deland, Florida

    1 2 T
    UCF 32 3971
    STET 29 3362

    Top Performers

    UCF: A. Williams 10 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Stetson: E. Gordon 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast, 6 Stl

    Central Florida 71, Stetson 62

    DELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Joshua Peppers scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half to lead Central Florida to a 71-62 victory over Stetson on Thursday night.

    Gary Johnson had 16 points and Anthony Williams added 10 for UCF (16-7, 9-6 Atlantic Sun).

    E.J. Gordon scored a game-high 23 points for Stetson (10-13, 8-8), which also got 13 from Will Holloman and 11 from Anthony Register.

    There were 16 lead changes in the game, including 10 in the second half, and the teams were tied 11 times before UCF pulled away in the final minutes.

    The Knights used four 3-pointers, including back-to-back 3-pointers from Peppers, to gain a 62-58 advantage with 3:36 left.

    Baskets by UCF's Williams and Will Bakanowsky made 66-58 with 1:05 remaining.

    Johnson made two free throws with 31 seconds remaining and another with 20 seconds left to make it 71-60, the largest lead of the game for UCF.

    UCF's Marcus Johnson and Stetson's Borislav Djordjic were ejected with 12:46 to play after being called for flagrant fouls.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCF
    STET
    Points 71 62
    FG Made-Attempted 23-43 (.535) 22-47 (.468)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 7-14 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-22 (.773) 11-17 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 7

    2004-05 Season

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