Scores

Final

Bethune-Cookman 50

(5-4, 1-0 MEAC)

UCF 63

(7-2, 5-0 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 12, 2009

    CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida

    1 2 T
    COOK 23 2750
    UCF 30 3363

    Top Performers

    Bethune-Cookman: A. Starling 10 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    UCF: A. Tyler 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast

    UCF 63, Bethune-Cookman 50

    Associated Press

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A.J. Tyler scored 18 points to help Central Florida defeat Bethune-Cookman 63-50 on Saturday.

    Tyler shot 7-for-11 for the Knights (7-2) and led four players in double-figure scoring. Isaac Sosa scored 13, A.J. Rompza had 12 and P.J. Gaynor chipped in with 10 points and nine rebounds.

    UCF shot 55 percent in the first half (11-for-20) and led 30-23 at halftime.

    Late in the second half, Bethune-Cookman's C.J. Reed nailed a 3-pointer to cut UCF's lead to 53-50 with 2:27 remaining. But the Wildcats wouldn't score again, and were outscored 10-0 the rest of the way. Bethune-Cookman shot 0-for-2 in the final 2 minutes, and committed three late turnovers.

    The Wildcats (5-4) were led by Reed, who scored 12 points and dished out six assists. The loss snapped the Wildcats' four-game win streak.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COOK
    UCF
    Points 50 63
    FG Made-Attempted 22-54 (.407) 20-43 (.465)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-6 (.333) 5-10 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 18-21 (.857)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 13

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