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Central Florida defeats East Carolina 67-56

Feb 3, 2010 - 2:36 AM GREENVILLE, N.C.(AP) -- Taylor Young scored 16 points to lead Central Florida to a 67-56 victory over East Carolina on Tuesday night.

Young was 3-for-3 from beyond the arc and had six assists as the Golden Knights (11-11, 3-5 Conference USA) broke a three-game losing streak.

UCF led 24-23 at halftime, but extended its lead to 45-31 on Isaac Sosa's 3-pointer with 11:03 left. The advantage stayed in double figures for the remainder of the game as the Golden Knights shot 52.2 percent from the field (12-for-23) in the second half.

Sosa had 14 points and A.J. Tyler added 10 points and nine rebounds for UCF.

East Carolina (7-15, 1-7), which has lost seven of its past eight, shot only 36.7 percent from the field (11-for-30) in the second half and committed 20 turnovers in the game.

Jamar Abrams led East Carolina with 28 points and Brock Young had eight assists.






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    UCF 67, East Carolina 56  FinalFeb 3 6:00 AM


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    UCF 67
    EAST CAROLINA 56 FINAL

    Feb 2 8:46 PM


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    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    UCF 24 24
    EAST CAROLINA 23 23 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    UCF - ISAAC SOSA 8, TAYLOR YOUNG 5,
    P.J. GAYNOR 4
    EAST CAROLINA - JAMAR ABRAMS 13, BROCK YOUNG 5,
    DARRIUS MORROW 3

    Feb 2 7:40 PM