Insider: Knights Beat Marshall 67-60
Marcus Jordan scored 15 points including a three-pointer with 15 seconds left in the game to hold off a late Marshall run to defeat the Herd 67-60. ''It's only natural to want the shot with the clock winding down,'' said Jordan after the game, who was 0 for 5? on three's for the game prior to the?clincher. ''I've been there a couple of times at the end of games having to make clutch plays. That's what I tried to do and it went in"
UCF needed Jordan?clutch shot as they saw Marshall?make a late run that cut UCF's???14 point lead?with 3:47 remaining in the game, to 62-60 with 48 seconds left in the contest.? Keith?Clanton led UCF with 20 points, while Isaiah?Sykes added 15 points ,10 rebounds and 3 steals.
The Knights improve to 18-6 overall on the season??and? 7-3 in Conference USA play while Marshall drops to 14-10 overall and 5-5 in CUSA play. Check out below postgame reactions below.
Marcus Jordan, Tristan Spurlock, and Isaiah Sykes
Marshall? Head Coach Tom Herrion
UCF Head Coach Donnie Jones
Knights News and Notes
- Michael Jordan was in attendance??with his fiance.
- With the win, UCFis now 1/2 game back of first place in CUSA and sets up a showdowen? at Southern Miss? saturday. The Golden Eagles are coming off an upset loss at UAB.? Here is the top 4 in?the C-USA following wednesday results which also included Tulsa losing at Utep and Memphis beating EastCarolina.
Southern Miss? 7-2
- UCF Softball season gets underway this weekend. Check out season preview right here? from UCFSports.com