UCF 37, Memphis 17

Jeff Godfrey passed for 252 yards and two touchdowns and rushed

for another score as Central Florida defeated Memphis 37-17 on

Saturday.

The Knights (9-3, 7-1 Conference USA) will host Southern

Methodist on Dec. 4 in the league’s championship game.

Latavius Murray ran for two UCF touchdowns, including a 7-yarder

to make it 23-7, four plays after the Tigers (1-11, 0-8) fumbled

the second-half kickoff. Murray carried 16 times for 75 yards.

UCF put the game out of reach in the fourth quarter when Godfrey

hooked up with Jamar Newsome for scoring passes of 56 and 23 yards.

Godfrey completed 14 of 17 passes, including four to Newsome for

118 yards. The freshman quarterback also rushed 13 times for 34

yards.

Ryan Williams of Memphis completed 21 of 34 passes for two

touchdowns, but he was sacked four times and intercepted once.