Scores

Final

UCF 64

(13-4, 3-1 C-USA)

Marshall 65

(13-4, 4-0 C-USA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 14, 2012

    Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

    1 2 T
    UCF 32 3264
    MRSH 37 2865

    Top Performers

    UCF: I. Sykes 10 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Marshall: D. Kane 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast

    Marshall 65, UCF 64

    Associated Press

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- 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 boards.

    Keith Clanton led the Knights with 14 points and Tristan Spurlock added 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCF
    MRSH
    Points 64 65
    FG Made-Attempted 24-57 (.421) 23-58 (.397)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-20 (.250) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 12-25 (.480)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 8

    2011-12 Season

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