Insider: UCF Defeats Belmont to Win Holiday Tournament

The Knights got  26 points and 10 rebounds from Keith Clanton and  Kasey Wilson added 10 pts and 8 rebounds as the Knights knock off Belmont 66-63 to win the UCF Holiday Classic. Its the 3rd year in a row the Knights win the tournament they host  and they do it by knocking off Belmont who has become an NCAA Tournament  regular. The Knights defense shutdown the Bruins 3 point game which coming into the game had averaged eight three pointers per game and shot 38% from 3. The Knights held Belmont to 26% from the perimeter (7/26)  and only 37% from the field for the entire game. UCF jumped out to 33-21 halftime lead as they held Belmont to 1 three pointer in 11 attempts  and withstood  the Bruins rally late in the 2nd half to win the tournament and head in to match-up with USF on Wednesday Night with  a 9-3 record and winners of six of the last seven.

Here below is Postgame  following the Knights win.

UCF Basketball Head Coach Donnie Jones :

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UCF’s  Keith Clanton and Kasey Wilson

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  1. […] Insider: UCF Defeats Belmont to Win Holiday ClassicSports Talk FloridaThe Knights got 26 points and 10 rebounds from Keith Clanton and Kasey Wilson added 10 pts and 8 rebounds as the Knights knock off Belmont 66-63 to win the UCF Holiday Classic. Its the 3rd year in a row the Knights win the tournament they host and they …NCAA Game Summary – Belmont at UCFKSDKOrlando, FL (Sports Network) – Keith Clanton registered a double-double of 26 points and 10 rebounds as the UCF Knights held off the Belmont Bruins to pick up a 66-63 victory in the title game of the UCF Holiday Tournament. Isaiah Sykes added 16 points … […]

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