UCF 115, West Florida 61

Marcus Jordan scored 16 of his 28 points in the first half and

Central Florida routed West Florida 115-61 on Friday night in both

teams’ season opener.

Jordan, son of NBA legend and Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, made

his first four shots of the game from 3-point range.

The 115 points were the most the Knights have scored since the

1992-93 season. It was the 20th highest total in school history.

UCF shot 66.7 percent, its fourth-best shooting night in school


Keith Clanton, who like Jordan was a Conference USA All-Freshman

pick last season, hit his first nine shots and finished with 24

points for the Knights.

Jordan, who received a rousing ovation from the crowd when he

checked out of the game with 6:46 to play, made 8 of 11 shots from

the field and 5 of 7 from 3-point range.

The Division II Argonauts were led by Mike Lewis with 15