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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
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 :
Insider: UCF Defeats Belmont to Win Holiday Tournament by Eric Lopez
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 Donnie Jones : http://www.ucfathletics.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/donnie_jones_630285.html
 Keith Clanton : http://www.ucfathletics.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/keith_clanton_449181.html
 Kasey Wilson: http://www.ucfathletics.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/kasey_wilson_758714.html
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