JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jesse Kimbrough scored 18 points,
including a free throw with 3.5 seconds remaining in overtime, to
lift Jacksonville to an 83-82 victory over Central Florida in an
Atlantic Sun conference game on Saturday.
Jacksonville could have put the game out of reach in overtime,
but the Dolphins hit only four of 11 free throw attempts, including
one-of-two by Kimbrough in the final seconds. A 35-foot shot at the
buzzer by UCF's Joshua Peppers hit the side of the rim and bounced
Jacksonville (14-10, 10-7 Atlantic Sun) held a 69-60 lead with
about four minutes remaining in the second half of the seesaw
contest, but UCF (16-8, 9-7) responded with a 10-1 run to knot the
game at 70.
Jacksonville's Brad Larson scored on a reverse layup to break
the tie with six seconds remaining in regulation, but UCF's Justin
Rose scored a layup in the final second to force overtime.
Kimbrough and David Lee finished with 18 points, leading five
Jacksonville players in double figures.
UCF's Anthony Williams scored a team season-high 31 points along
with 10 rebounds.