Scores

Final

N Carolina A&T 62

(1-1, 0-1 away)

UCF 81

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    1:00 PM ET, November 16, 2008

    CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida

    1 2 T
    NCAT 39 2362
    UCF 47 3481

    Top Performers

    North Carolina A&T: T. Alston 13 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    UCF: J. Taylor 28 Pts, 10 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    UCF 81, N. Carolina A&,T 62

    Associated Press

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jermaine Taylor had a game-high 28 points and 10 rebounds, notching a double-double that helped Central Florida beat North Carolina A&T 81-62 on Sunday.

    Isaac Sosa added 18 points for the Knights (1-0), who won their season opener for the seventh consecutive season. A.J. Taylor chipped in 11 points and 5 rebounds coming off the bench. He was 4-for-8 from beyond the arc.

    Nicholas Wilson scored 17 points and Tavarus Alston added 13 for the Aggies (1-1) in the first-ever meeting between the schools.

    UCF shot 50 percent from the field versus North Carolina A&T's 40 percent mark en route to victory. The Golden Knights led 47-39 at halftime, and built a 20-point lead at one point late in the second half.

    UCF led the way on the boards with 44 rebounds compared to 25 by the Aggies.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NCAT
    UCF
    Points 62 81
    FG Made-Attempted 20-50 (.400) 33-66 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-29 (.345) 8-24 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-20 (.600) 7-11 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 20

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