Old Dominion 53 at UCF 61

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Central Florida defeats Old Dominion 61-53
Saturday, Dec 17, 2011

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP)—Keith Clanton scored 23 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to lift Central Florida to a 61-53 victory over Old Dominion on Saturday.

Marcus Jordan, son of NBA legend Michael Jordan, added 17 points for the Knights (8-2).

Kent Bazemore led the Monarchs (5-5) with 16 points and Dimitri Batten added 12.

UCF broke open a back-and-forth game with a 12-2 surge late in the second half. Dwight McCombs started the run with a dunk and Clanton finished it with a 3-pointer that just beat the shot clock and gave UCF a 48-37 lead with 6:37 left in the game.

Old Dominion, which struggled with its shooting the entire game, never got closer than five the rest of the way.

In a first half dominated by missed shots and turnovers, Old Dominion shot just 27.6 percent in the frame but still led 19-15 thanks to nine turnovers by UCF.

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 Old Dominion
Marquel De Lancey Marquel De Lancey
3-6,  9 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists
Keith Clanton Keith Clanton
8-14,  23 Pts
16 Rebs, 1 Assists

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