Marshall 65, UCF 64

DeAndre Kane made two free throws with 14 seconds left to give

Marshall a 65-64 win over Central Florida on Saturday night in a

battle of Conference USA’s unbeaten.

UCF’s Marcus Jordan then missed a layup with 3 seconds

remaining, and teammate Josh Crittle turned it over on the

offensive rebound.

The Thundering Herd (13-4, 4-0) scored 12 points off of six

Knights’ turnovers, while holding them to 37-percent shooting in

the first half (10 of 27) to lead 37-32 at halftime.

Marshall led 60-53 with 4:15 left, then UCF used a 9-1 run to

push ahead 62-61, taking its first lead since 7:41 remained in the

first half. The run ended with Crittle’s layup with 1:34 to go. The

two teams then traded baskets until Kane’s foul shots.

Marshall outrebounded UCF 43-39, grabbing 16 offensive


Keith Clanton led the Knights with 14 points and Tristan

Spurlock added 12.