Scores

Final

Memphis 67

(12-6, 3-1 C-USA)

UCF 68

(14-4, 4-1 C-USA)

8:00 PM ET, January 18, 2012

CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida

1 2 T
MEM 38 2967
UCF 41 2768

Top Performers

Memphis: W. Barton 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Blk

UCF: K. Clanton 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

UCF 68, Memphis 67

Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Keith Clanton's three-point play with 4 seconds to go lifted Central Florida over Memphis 68-67 Wednesday night and gave the Knights their first victory over the Tigers in 11 meetings.

Clanton finished with 23 points and Marcus Jordan added 20 for UCF (14-4, 4-1 Conference USA).

Will Barton had 24 points and Chris Crawford scored 12 for the Tigers (12-6, 3-1).

Jordan's driving layup with 1:21 left, the Knights' first field goal in more than eight minutes, put UCF up 65-64.

Memphis backup Joe Jackson just beat the shot clock with a 3-pointer to give the Tigers a 67-65 lead with 42 seconds to play, but they couldn't hang on.

UCF started the second half with a 13-3 run to push a 3-point halftime lead to 54-41after Josh Crittle's turnaround jumper with 16:01 left.

Memphis responded with11 straight points and eventually led 64-63 on Crawford's foul-line jumper with 4:11 remaining.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MEM
UCF
Points 67 68
FG Made-Attempted 26-51 (.510) 24-54 (.444)
3P Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 8-20 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 12-17 (.706)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 13

2011-12 Season

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