Scores

Final

UCF 78

(12-4, 1-1 C-USA)

Marshall 71

(5-11, 0-3 C-USA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 13, 2007

    Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

    1 2 T
    UCF 43 3578
    MRSH 39 3271

    Top Performers

    UCF: M. O'Donnell 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Marshall: M. Humphrey 25 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    UCF 78, Marshall 71

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Mike O'Donnell scored 20 points to lead Central Florida past Marshall 78-71 on Saturday night.

    Dave Noel added 17 points and Josh Peppers had 16 for UCF (12-4, 1-1 Conference USA).

    Markel Humphrey scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting for Marshall (5-11, 0-3). Mark Dorris added 15 points.

    UCF used a 21-3 run spanning both halves to surge ahead 56-42 with 15 minutes left in the game.

    O'Donnell hit back-to-back 3-pointers in a 17-second span to put UCF ahead 67-48 lead with 12:54 remaining.

    UCF survived despite making just two field goals over the final 11 minutes and being outscored 21-8.

    UCF shot 28-of-54 (52 percent) from the floor for the game while Marshall shot 25-of-61 (41 percent).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCF
    MRSH
    Points 78 71
    FG Made-Attempted 28-54 (.519) 25-61 (.410)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 6-22 (.273)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 15-25 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 5

    2006-07 Season

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