Central Florida beats Palm Beach Atlantic 84-69
Monday, January 30, 2012
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Marcus Jordan had 17 points and freshman Kasey Wilson added a career-high 15 to help Central Florida to an 84-69 win over Palm Beach Atlantic on Monday night.
Isaiah Sykes added 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists for UCF (16-6).
Marc Hardy led Division II Palm Beach Atlantic (4-17) with 19 points and teammate Dante Valentine had 17 points and 12 rebounds.
Jordan had back-to-back 3-pointers during a 14-2 run to end the first half as UCF seized control. Sykes ended the run with his first career 3-pointer to give the Knights a 43-25 halftime lead.
The second half started in much the same way, with Jordan hitting two more 3-pointers sandwiched around dunks by Sykes and Clanton, as UCF upped its lead to 51-27 with 18:42 left in the game.