ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dazon Ingram posted 16 points as Central Florida narrowly beat Prairie View 73-69 on Saturday.
Collin Smith had 14 points for Central Florida (1-0). Brandon Mahan added...
HOUSTON (AP) — Central Florida coach Johnny Dawkins is hoping to turn the Knights into a perennial winner in much the same way as Houston coach Kelvin Sampson has elevated the Cougars.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor scored 15 points, including UCF's final five, and the Knights edged Tulsa 64-62 on Saturday despite going without a field goal for the final 6½ minutes.
UCF trailed by 15 early and 32-23 at halftime before taking a seven-point lead with 6:36 left after a 19-5 run but didn't make another basket.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Aubrey Dawkins scored 18 points and UCF beat East Carolina 76-65 on Sunday for its seventh straight win despite a 35-point, 20-rebound performance by freshman forward Jayden Gardner.
Gardner posted personal bests in collecting his seventh double-double. He had 17 points and 10 rebounds at halftime but the Pirates (8-8, 1-3) trailed by 12.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Aubrey Dawkins made five 3-pointers and scored 18 points, Tacko Fall posted his 20th career double-double and UCF defeated Illinois State 77-56 on Friday night.
Dawkins was 5 of 7 from the arc, while Fall was 5 of 5 from the field in scoring 11 points with 12 rebounds. B.J. Taylor added 15 points and five assists and Collin Smith scored 12 for the Knights (10-2), who shot 51 percent in extending their win streak to four.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor sank six 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 35 points and Central Florida pulled away down the stretch to beat Georgia Southern 95-88 on Tuesday night.
The Knights (8-2), who are off to their best start since the 2011-12 season, trailed 77-74 with 4:20 remaining when Taylor nailed back-to-back 3-pointers for an 80-77 lead and UCF never trailed again.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jordan Geist scored 18 points — including a clutch 3-pointer at the end of regulation — to lead Missouri to a 64-62 overtime victory over UCF on Sunday.
Javon Pickett added 13 points and Jeremiah Tilmon had 10 for Missouri (4-3). Tilmon's up-and-under layup around UCF's 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall with 1:32 left in OT provided the winning margin.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tacko Fall scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds as UCF served Northern Kentucky its first loss of the season with a 66-53 victory on Saturday night.
Fall was 7 of 8 from the field for the Knights (5-1). Aubrey Dawkins added 12 points and five rebounds and B.J. Taylor had 10 points, five rebounds and three assists.
UCF shot 44 percent from the field overall compared to 32 percent for Northern Kentucky and had a 51-35 rebounding advantage.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor scored 22 points and Aubrey Dawkins, the son of UCF coach Johnny Dawkins, added 16 points and 10 rebounds in his Knights debut in an 84-70 victory over Rider in a season opener Tuesday night.
Collin Smith, a transfer from George Washington, also picked up a double-double in his UCF debut with 14 points and 13 rebounds as the Knights gave their coach his 200th collegiate victory. Taylor notched the 21st 20-point game of his career.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Brown and Lamarr Kimble each made late 3-pointers to help Saint Joseph's pull away from George Washington for a 68-63 victory in an Atlantic 10 opener on Friday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jaren Sina sank five 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 20 points to lead George Washington to a 79-62 win over Howard on Saturday.
Tyler Cavanaugh added 13 points to go with his 13 rebounds and Jordan Roland had 11 points for George Washington (7-4), which hit 13 of 26 from beyond the arc.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tyler Cavanaugh's game-winning 3 with eight seconds left capped a 20-point night for him as George Washington thwarted Temple's comeback attempt with a 66-63 win on Wednesday night.
Daniel Dingle's 3 attempt for Temple was no good as time expired. Down 61-52 with 2:45 to go, Josh Brown and Dingle made three-straight 3-pointers to tie the game at 61 with 1:31 to play.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Collin Smith sank a 3-pointer with three seconds to play and a Jaren Sina steal with a second left sealed a 68-67 win for George Washington over South Florida on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Tyler Cavanaugh had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Yuta Watanabe was 4 for 6 from the free throw line in the final 23 seconds, helping George Washington get past Maryland-Eastern Shore 75-71 Friday night.
It was the season opener for both teams.
The 6-foot-9, 196-pound Watanabe finished 10 for 12 from the free throw line for the game.