NCAA Basketball

UCF Knights (8-2)


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vs. Gram 
W 70-45
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vs. GaSo 
W 95-88
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vs. Stet 
12:00 PM PT1:00 PM MT2:00 PM CT3:00 PM ET8:00 PM GMT4:00 PM 北京时间1:00 PM MST3:00 PM EST
vs. IllSt 
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET12:00 PM GMT8:00 PM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST
vs. Temple 
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET12:00 PM GMT8:00 PM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST

Taylor's career night sparks UCF victory

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.

Taylor hit 10 of 17 shots and 9 of 11 free throws and added five assists and four rebounds for UCF. Tacko Fall, who came in shooting 77 percent from the floor, scored 14 on 6-of-7 shooting and blocked four shots. Collin Smith had 11 points and 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the season, and Terrell Allen pitched in with 12 points and six assists.

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Leaders
Points: B. Taylor18.5
Rebounds: T. Fall6.5
Assists: T. Allen4.9
FG%: A. Dawkins43.6%
FT%: A. Dawkins88.2%
3P%: B. Taylor44.0%
Steals: T. Allen1.2
Blocks: T. Fall3.4
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas8-0
2 Duke9-1
3 Tennessee7-1
4 Gonzaga9-1
5 Michigan10-0
6 Virginia9-0
7 Nevada10-0
8 Auburn8-1
9 Michigan State8-2
10 Florida State8-1
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas8-0
2 Duke9-1
3 Virginia9-0
4 Tennessee7-1
5 Michigan10-0
6 Gonzaga9-1
7 Nevada10-0
8 Auburn8-1
9 Michigan State8-2
10 Florida State8-1
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American Athletic Conference Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
24 Houston 0-0 9-0
Cincinnati 0-0 9-1
UCF 0-0 8-2
Temple 0-0 8-2
South Florida 0-0 7-2
Tulsa 0-0 8-3
Connecticut 0-0 7-3
SMU 0-0 7-4
East Carolina 0-0 6-4
Wichita State 0-0 5-4
Memphis 0-0 5-5
Tulane 0-0 3-6
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.9 (180)
Rebounds: 10.5 (183)
Assists: 13.8 (181)
FG%: 47.6% (79)
FT%: 62.2% (332)
3P%: 37.2% (77)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 63.5 (40)
Rebounds: 29.9 (19)
Assists: 12.6 (159)
FG%: 38.7% (39)
FT%: 53.0% (6)
3P%: 32.1% (139)
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