UCF 63

(3-1, 1-1 away)

Miami (FL) 58

(3-2, 2-2 home)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    7:00 PM ET, November 21, 2013

    BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida

    1 2 T
    UCF 28 3563
    MIA 21 3758

    Top Performers

    UCF: C. Newell 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

    Miami (FL): D. Reed 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Central Florida defeats Miami 63-58

    Associated Press

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Calvin Newell scored 19 points to lead Central Florida to a 63-58 win over Miami on Thursday night.

    Kasey Wilson converted one of two free throws with 36 seconds left for a 61-58 lead and gave the Knights additional cushion with a fast break dunk with 22 seconds left. Wilson finished with 16 points for the Knights (3-1).

    Miami (3-2) had a chance to tie it with 39 seconds remaining but Donnavan Kirk missed two free throw attempts.

    Rion Brown stole Newell's inbounds pass and scored on a layup with 55 seconds left to cut Central Florida's lead to 59-58. Brown's two free throws with 59 seconds remaining got Miami within 59-56.

    Garrius Adams scored 20 points to lead the Hurricanes.

    The Hurricanes scored seven unanswered late in the second half and cut a nine-point deficit. James Kelly's put-back basket with 3:45 remaining capped the spurt and got the Hurricanes to within, 54-52.

    Wilson's running jumper with 2:49 ended a scoreless drought of 3:21 for the Knights and increased their lead to 56-52. Newell's layup with 2:25 left gave Central Florida a 58-52 advantage.

    Central Florida fought off an earlier Miami comeback in the opening 10 minutes of the second half. Wilson's dunk with 6:09 remaining put the Knights ahead, 54-45.

    Tristan Spurlock finished with a double-double 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Knights. Isaiah Sykes scored 11 points and had three assists to move into 10th on the school's all-time list with 247.

    The Hurricanes rallied from an 11-point deficit early in the second half as they outscored the Knights, 16-6, during a 5:29 stretch. Adams' free throw with 12:16 remaining got Miami within 42-39.

    Davon Reed scored 17 points and Brown finished with 11 points for the Hurricanes.

    The Knights increased a seven-point halftime lead into double figures after Newell's layup 1:51 into the second half for a 34-23 advantage.

    Spurlock's 3-pointer with 4:33 remaining gave the Knights their biggest lead of the first half at 26-19.

    Central Florida matched the seven-point advantage again on Wilson's layup with 47 seconds remaining for a 28-21 lead at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

    Points 63 58
    FG Made-Attempted 26-59 (.441) 23-59 (.390)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 5-22 (.227)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 7-10 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

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