UCF 79, Louisiana-Lafayette 58
Keith Clanton scored 28 points and Central Florida defeated
Louisiana-Lafayette 79-58 on Wednesday night to remain one of the
nation’s 14 undefeated teams.
Dwight McCombs added 13 points and nine rebounds as the Knights
improved to 9-0, continuing their best start since moving to
Division I in 1984.
UCF led 45-37 midway through the second half before blowing the
game open on a 13-0 run.
Clanton had a driving layup and consecutive 3-pointers, while
fellow sophomore Marcus Jordan also hit a 3 during the spurt.
Jordan, son of NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, scored seven
points. It marked the first time this season he failed to reach
Louisiana-Lafayette (1-8), which played without two starters,
was led by Scottie Farrington with 12 points and David Perez with