Scores

Final

Valparaiso 60

(3-8, 1-1 Horizon)

UCF 85

(6-4, 4-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 22, 2008

    CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida

    1 2 T
    VALP 28 3260
    UCF 44 4185

    Top Performers

    Valparaiso: B. McPherson 12 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

    UCF: J. Taylor 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    UCF 85, Valparaiso 60

    Associated Press

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jermaine Taylor scored 21 points to lead Central Florida to an 85-60 win against Valparaiso on Monday night.

    Taylor, who hit four 3-pointers in the game's first six minutes, finished 6-for-8 from beyond the arc for the Knights (6-4). Isaac Sosa came off the bench to add 15 points and Tony Davis finished with 11 points and six rebounds for UCF, which shot 63.3 percent from the floor (31 of 49).

    UCF avenged a 17-point loss at Valparaiso (3-8) on Nov. 18.

    The Knights led by as many as 35 points in the second half.

    Brandon McPherson scored 12 points and Cameron Whitt added 10 for the Crusaders, who suffered their fourth consecutive defeat.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VALP
    UCF
    Points 60 85
    FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 31-49 (.633)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 13-22 (.591)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 10-19 (.526)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 35

    2008-09 Season

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