ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jermaine Taylor's 27 points led four Central Florida players in double figures in an 87-69 victory over Marshall on Sunday.
Central Florida (13-6, 3-2 Conference USA) shot 58.3 percent from the floor (28 of 48) in the win. The Knights led by as many as 22 points in the second half, fueled by a 12-0 run midway through the period.
An 11-2 run in the final 3:40 of the opening quarter, including two 3-pointers by Taylor, propelled Central Florida to a 50-41 halftime advantage. Taylor missed five of his first six shots from the floor, but went 5-for-5 over the final 5:41 of the first half.