GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Dave Noel scored 16 points to lead Central Florida to a 73-66 victory over Tennessee Tech in the third-place game of the San Juan Shootout on Thursday.
Central Florida (8-2) shot 51 percent for the game and 36.8 percent from 3-point range. The team led 44-36 at the break, and Tennessee Tech (5-5) couldn't catch up.
Josh Peppers scored 26 points to lead Central Florida to a 67-61 victory over Utah on Tuesday in the first round. Appalachian State beat UCF 75-64 in the semifinals Wednesday.