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Insider: UCF Defeats Belmont to Win Holiday Tournament

Posted By Eric Lopez On December 29, 2012 @ 10:29 PM In 1080 Sports,College,Insider Main | 1 Comment

[1]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 [2]:

[youtube_sc url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8pz8IqyLAw&feature=youtu.be]

UCF’s  Keith Clanton [3]and Kasey Wilson [4]

[youtube_sc url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgAGKn-MguI&feature=youtu.be”]



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[2] Donnie Jones : http://www.ucfathletics.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/donnie_jones_630285.html

[3] Keith Clanton : http://www.ucfathletics.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/keith_clanton_449181.html

[4] Kasey Wilson: http://www.ucfathletics.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/kasey_wilson_758714.html

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