Scores

Final

Georgia State 65

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

UCF 70

(18-8, 11-7 A-Sun)

    7:00 PM ET, February 19, 2005

    CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida

    1 2 T
    GAST 31 3465
    UCF 31 3970

    Top Performers

    Georgia State: M. Brown 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    UCF: J. Peppers 22 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Central Florida 70, Georgia St 65

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Josh Peppers scored 22 points and Kingsley Edwards added 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead Central Florida to a 70-65 win over Georgia State on Saturday night.

    The Golden Knights (18-8, 11-7 Atlantic Sun Conference) pulled to within one game of first-place Gardner-Webb in the league standings with two games left. The two teams play Thursday in Boiling Springs, N.C.

    Leading 62-60 with 1:07 left, UCF put the game away with a 7-0 run. The Golden Knights out-rebounded Georgia State, 45-26. Marcus Johnson had 12 points and 11 rebounds for UCF.

    Marcus Brown led the Panthers (13-13, 10-8) with 19 points.

    UCF missed its first seven shots from the floor, turned the ball over five times and trailed 11-0 with 12:24 left in the first half. The Golden Knights then reeled off a 23-5 run over the next seven minutes and went into the half tied at 31.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GAST
    UCF
    Points 65 70
    FG Made-Attempted 25-58 (.431) 25-57 (.439)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 5

    2004-05 Season

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