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66 - 59 Final
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UCF pulls away late to beat Rice 66-59

Mar 7, 2010 - 3:45 AM HOUSTON(AP) -- Taylor Young scored 14 points and Marcus Jordan had 12 to lead UCF to a 66-59 victory against Rice on Saturday.

A.J. Rompza's 3-pointer with 1:09 remaining gave the Golden Knights (14-16, 6-10 Conference USA) the lead for good, 62-59. UCF, which overcame 22 turnovers, clamped down on defense and made four free throws down the stretch.

Connor Frizzelle had 19 points for Rice (8-22, 1-15), and Lawrence Ghoram added 13.

Both schools play on Wednesday in the first round of the C-USA tournament in Tulsa, Okla. UCF, the No. 9 seed, plays eighth-seeded SMU; Rice, the 12th seed, faces No. 5 Tulsa.








  • NCAA BB
    UCF 66
    RICE 59 FINAL

    Mar 6 5:01 PM
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    UCF 55, Rice 55  2nd - 4:02Mar 6 4:49 PM
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    UCF 53, Rice 52  2nd - 5:33Mar 6 4:45 PM


  • NCAA BB
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    UCF 32 32
    RICE 25 25 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    UCF - TAYLOR YOUNG 10, P.J. GAYNOR 8,
    KEITH CLANTON 4
    RICE - CONNOR FRIZZELLE 11, CHRIS EVERSLEY 5,
    TAMIR JACKSON 3

    Mar 6 3:56 PM