Scores

Final

UAB 24

(3-9, 2-6 C-USA)

UCF 49

(9-3, 7-1 American)

12:00 PM ET, November 24, 2012

Bright House Networks Stadium, Orlando, FL

1 2 3 4 T
UAB 0 10 7 724
UCF 14 21 7 749

Top Performers

Passing: J. Perry (UAB) - 307 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: Q. McDuffie (UCF) - 6 CAR, 79 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: P. Hearn (UAB) - 8 REC, 201 YDS, 1 TD

UCF 49, UAB 24

Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Quincy McDuffie ran for three touchdowns and Blake Bortles threw for two scores to lead Central Florida to a 49-24 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday.

With the win, UCF (9-3, 7-1) clinched Conference USA's East Division title and will face Tulsa in the conference championship game next Saturday. McDuffie had scoring runs of 9, 8 and 43 yards in his final home game for Central Florida.

Bortles, who completed 17 of 23 for 225 yards, hit J.J. Worton with scoring passes of 18 and 4 yards. Lyle Dankenbring returned an interception 78 yards for a score as the Knights took advantage of numerous Blazer mistakes to jump out to a 35-10 halftime lead.

Jonathan Perry threw for 307 yards, two touchdown passes and a rushing score for UAB (3-9, 2-6).

UAB outgained UCF 322-237 in the first half, but three drives inside the Knights' 20-yard line ended with no points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UAB
UCF
1st Downs2623
Total Yards599473
Passing510244
Rushing89229
Penalties3-313-15
3rd Down Conversions6-166-11
4th Down Conversions2-50-2
Turnovers20
Possession29:5730:03

Passing Leaders

UABC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Perry21/2830711.020
UCFC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bortles17/232259.820

Rushing Leaders

UABCARYDSAVGTDLG
Reaves18713.9019
Coles3279.0018
UCFCARYDSAVGTDLG
Murray15946.3125
McDuffie67913.2343

Receiving Leaders

UABRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hearn820125.1176
Backman57815.6026
UCFRECYDSAVGTDLG
Perriman35518.3030
Godfrey44611.5017

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUABUCF
TD12:40J.J. Worton 18 Yd Pass From Blake Bortles (Shawn Moffitt Kick) 07
TD06:37Latavius Murray 3 Yd Run (Shawn Moffitt Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERUABUCF
FG06:40Ty Long 25 Yd 314
TD04:13Quincy McDuffie 9 Yd Run (Shawn Moffitt Kick) 321
TD02:34Lyle Dankenbring 78 Yd Interception Return (Shawn Moffitt Kick) 328
TD01:28Patrick Hearn 76 Yd Pass From Jonathan Perry (Ty Long Kick) 1028
TD00:26J.J. Worton 4 Yd Pass From Blake Bortles (Shawn Moffitt Kick) 1035
THIRD QUARTERUABUCF
TD08:02Quincy McDuffie 8 Yd Run (Shawn Moffitt Kick) 1042
TD04:35Jonathan Perry 2 Yd Run (Ty Long Kick) 1742
FOURTH QUARTERUABUCF
TD10:22Darrin Reaves 15 Yd Pass From Jonathan Perry (Ty Long Kick) 2442
TD04:00Quincy McDuffie 43 Yd Run (Shawn Moffitt Kick) 2449