UCF wins 3rd straight, knocking off SE Louisiana 61-53

Save Story

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tacko Fall scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, both season highs, and Central Florida won its third straight with a 61-53 win over Southeastern Louisiana Tuesday night.

The win was the ninth in the last 10 home starts for the Knights.

UCF (7-3), which started its streak by beating No. 24 Alabama, led by two at intermission on a layup by A.J. Davis with :14 left, but trailed through most of second half.

Fall knocked down two free throws with 5:17 left in the game to put UCF in front for good, 50-49 while the defense limited the Lions to one field goal the rest of the way. Terrell Allen knocked down a jumper, scored on a layup and went 4-for-4 from the line in the final two minutes to put the game away.

James Currington and Marlain Veal each scored 10 points for Southeastern Louisiana (5-4).

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

CollegeNational Sports
The Associated Press


    From first downs to buzzer beaters, get KSL.com’s top sports stories delivered to your inbox weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast