Scores

Final

UCF 67

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

East Carolina 56

(7-15, 1-7 C-USA)

    7:00 PM ET, February 2, 2010

    Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    1 2 T
    UCF 24 4367
    ECU 23 3356

    Top Performers

    UCF: T. Young 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    East Carolina: J. Abrams 28 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    UCF 67, East Carolina 56

    Associated Press

    GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Taylor Young scored 16 points to lead Central Florida to a 67-56 victory over East Carolina on Tuesday night.

    Young was 3-for-3 from beyond the arc and had six assists as the Golden Knights (11-11, 3-5 Conference USA) broke a three-game losing streak.

    UCF led 24-23 at halftime, but extended its lead to 45-31 on Isaac Sosa's 3-pointer with 11:03 left. The advantage stayed in double figures for the remainder of the game as the Golden Knights shot 52.2 percent from the field (12-for-23) in the second half.

    Sosa had 14 points and A.J. Tyler added 10 points and nine rebounds for UCF.

    East Carolina (7-15, 1-7), which has lost seven of its past eight, shot only 36.7 percent from the field (11-for-30) in the second half and committed 20 turnovers in the game.

    Jamar Abrams led East Carolina with 28 points and Brock Young had eight assists.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCF
    ECU
    Points 67 56
    FG Made-Attempted 22-52 (.423) 21-54 (.389)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 6-11 (.545)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 6

    2009-10 Season

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