Ucf 21 37 58
Tulane 28 22 50
Date of game: 1/30/2013

Recap: Tulane vs. UCF

New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - Led by 20 points from Isaiah Sykes, the UCF Knights held off the Tulane Green Wave, 58-50, in a Conference USA showdown at Devlin Fieldhouse.

Sykes also added nine rebounds, four assists, three blocks, and three steals for UCF (15-5, 5-1 C-USA), which has won four straight games. Kasey Wilson netted 12 points off the bench, while Keith Clanton tallied eight points, 10 rebounds, and three blocks for the visitors.

For Tulane (14-7, 2-4), Josh Davis recorded 18 points, nine boards, and six blocks in the losing effort, while Ricky Tarrant scored 10 points.

Tulane took a 28-21 lead at intermission behind 41.4 percent shooting in the first half. UCF shot a woeful 6-of-24 (.250) in the opening 20 minutes.

The tables were turned after the break, with UCF making 42.4 percent of its field goal attempts and Tulane dipping to 28 percent shooting. The Knights used a 17-5 run late in the second half to pull away.

UCF scored 26 points off of 19 Tulane turnovers.

Game Notes

The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.