ORLANDO, Fla. -- Keith Clanton had 30 points, 13 boards and four assists as Central Florida defeated Bethune-Cookman 72-62 Wednesday night, snapping a two-game winning streak for the Wildcats.
UCF got 18 points from Clanton and shot 60.7 percent (17 of 28) from the field in the first half en route to a 38-28 lead at intermission. The Knights made 10 of their first 13 shots to open the second half to extend their lead to 60-41.
Bethune-Cookman (4-7) never got any closer than nine the rest of the way.
UCF was 32-of-52 shooting and outscored Bethune-Cookman 58-36 in the paint
Adrien Coleman, who posted a triple-double in Bethune-Cookman's Dec. 8 win over Webber International, had 19 points.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|