UCF 61, Old Dominion 53
Keith Clanton scored 23 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to
lift Central Florida to a 61-53 victory over Old Dominion on
Marcus Jordan, son of NBA legend Michael Jordan, added 17 points
for the Knights (8-2).
Kent Bazemore led the Monarchs (5-5) with 16 points and Dimitri
Batten added 12.
UCF broke open a back-and-forth game with a 12-2 surge late in
the second half. Dwight McCombs started the run with a dunk and
Clanton finished it with a 3-pointer that just beat the shot clock
and gave UCF a 48-37 lead with 6:37 left in the game.
Old Dominion, which struggled with its shooting the entire game,
never got closer than five the rest of the way.
In a first half dominated by missed shots and turnovers, Old
Dominion shot just 27.6 percent in the frame but still led 19-15
thanks to nine turnovers by UCF.