ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tacko Fall had a season-high 23 points plus 20 rebounds as Central Florida routed SMU 95-48 on Sunday.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — BJ Taylor had 25 points as Central Florida topped Memphis 79-72 on Saturday night.
Taylor made 12 of 14 from the free throw line.
Aubrey Dawkins had 17 points for Central Florida (19-5, 9-3 American Athletic Conference). Tacko Fall added 15 points. Terrell Allen had 10 points and six rebounds for the hosts.
Jeremiah Martin had 25 points and six assists for the Tigers (15-11, 7-6). Kareem Brewton Jr. added 14 points and seven rebounds. Kyvon Davenport had 10 points.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tacko Fall scored a season-high 21 points with nine rebounds and five blocked shots s UCF downed rival South Florida 78-65 on Wednesday night.
Terrell Allen added 14 points and four assists for the Knights (18-5, 8-3 American Athletic Conference). BJ Taylor added 13 points and seven assists and Aubrey Dawkins chipped in 10 points.
The Knights scored first and led all the way, building to a 22-4 lead midway through and closing the half with a 39-25 advantage.
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) — B.J. Taylor scored 24 points, including two clutch free throws to seal the win, and Central Florida defeated Temple 78-73 in an American Athletic Conference opener on Wednesday night.
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.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor scored 19 points, Dayon Griffin scored 13 and UCF beat Tulane 60-51 on Sunday in an American Athletic Conference finale.
UCF (18-12, 9-9) enters the conference tournament as the No. 6 seed and will face 11th-seeded East Carolina. Tulane is the No. 10 seed and will play seventh-seeded Temple. The tournament starts Thursday at Orlando, Florida.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A.J. Davis had a career-high 26 points and nine rebounds, B.J. Taylor added 21 points with six assists and Central Florida beat South Florida 72-57 on Wednesday night in the War On I-4.
Dayon Griffin chipped in 12 points for UCF (16-9, 7-6 American), which made a season-high nine 3-pointers — with a career-high three from Davis.
Terrell Allen, Taylor and Griffin each made a 3-pointer during a four-possession stretch to extend UCF's lead to 53-42 midway through the second half.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn showed one of the nation's best defensive teams that the Huskies can also guard the basket.
Christian Vital scored 18 points to lead UConn to a 62-53 win over UCF on Wednesday night.
Terry Larrier and Jalen Adams each added 13 points for Connecticut (9-7, 2-2 American), which won its second straight after a four-game losing streak.
"I think we're honestly starting to figure this thing out," said Vital.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tacko Fall scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, both season highs, and Central Florida won its third straight with a 61-53 win over Southeastern Louisiana Tuesday night.
The win was the ninth in the last 10 home starts for the Knights.
UCF (7-3), which started its streak by beating No. 24 Alabama, led by two at intermission on a layup by A.J. Davis with :14 left, but trailed through most of second half.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A.J. Davis had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Chad Brown added 10 points, 10 boards and five blocks for his first career double-double, and Central Florida held off Gardner-Webb for a 68-65 win on Wednesday night.
Chance McSpadden hit a pair of free throws for UCF with 10 seconds left and Liam O'Reilly was off the mark on a 3-pointer at the buzzer.