ORLANDO, Fla. -- Marcus Jordan scored 20 points and reserve guard A.J. Rompza hit a deep 3-pointer with 3.8 seconds remaining, leading Central Florida to a 65-64 upset victory over Southern Mississippi on Saturday night.
The Knights (18-9, 5-9 Conference USA), who lost to Southern Miss by 17 points earlier this season, trailed almost the entire second half.The Golden Eagles (21-7, 9-5), who dropped out of the conference lead, were led by guard R.L. Hornton, who had 20 points. Center Maurice Bolton had 15 points and six rebounds.Michael Jordan, who comes to a handful of games each season, was on hand to see his son Marcus play.UCF took its first lead, 60-59, with 3:25 remaining when A.J. Tyler hit a 3-pointer. Its only other lead came when Rompza hit the winning shot.Southern Miss led 33-25 at intermission after Horton hit a deep 3-pointer at the buzzer.