Scores

Final

UCF 75

(6-2, 2-1 away)

Old Dominion 71

(1-9, 0-1 CAA)

7:00 PM ET, December 14, 2012

Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia

1 2 T
UCF 36 3975
ODU 30 4171

Top Performers

UCF: I. Sykes 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast, 5 Stl

Old Dominion: D. Hill 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

UCF 75, Old Dominion 71

Associated Press

NORFOLK, Va. -- Calvin Newell scored 17 points and Keith Clanton had 15 to lead Central Florida to a 75-71 victory over Old Dominion on Friday night.

Isaiah Sykes and Keith Clanton added 14 points each for the Golden Knights (6-2), and Sykes contributed seven rebounds, seven assists and five steals.

Aaron Bacote led the Monarchs (1-9) with 19 points, Donte Hill had 14 and DeShawn Painter 13.

Old Dominion made more field goals (25-24) and 3-pointers (9-8) than Central Florida, but the Golden Knights outscored the Monarchs from the foul line 19-12.

The Monarchs took their only lead of the game at 51-50 on Dimitri Batten's free throws with 11:44 remaining, but Sykes' layup pushed the Eagles' advantage to 54-51, and ODU could never catch up.

Richard Ross' layup cut it to 71-69 with 23 seconds left, but Tristan Spurluck and Sykes made two free throws each to close out the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UCF
ODU
Points 75 71
FG Made-Attempted 24-44 (.545) 25-54 (.463)
3P Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 9-20 (.450)
FT Made-Attempted 19-25 (.760) 12-16 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 1

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