UCF vs. Southern Miss: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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UCF vs. Southern Miss: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
UCF 62
(20-11, 5-6 away)
Southern Miss 70
(23-8, 13-1 home)
Venue: Reed Green Coliseum
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
UCF 23 39 62
Southern Miss 33 37 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
UCF I Sykes 22 I Sykes 11 C Newell Jr. 4
Southern Miss D Davis 34 J Mills 9 N Watson 4

UCF faced off with Southern Miss on Saturday, Mar. 9 and lost in front of the home crowd against the Golden Eagles 70-62 in conference play. The Knights tie the season series against Southern Miss at 1-1 with the loss. Isaiah Sykes earned a double-double in the loss with a team-high 22 points and 11 rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl). Keith Clanton had seven points and added seven rebounds. For the Golden Eagles, Dwayne Davis got a game-high 34 points and two rebounds.

UCF Game Notes

  • The last time UCF started the season 20-11 was 2010.
  • UCF beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 13th time this season the Knights have beaten the spread.
  • The Knights have lost 83 percent of the time this season (1-5) after having a three-point percentage of 24.1 percent or worse.
  • Matt Williams recorded a team season high in three pointers attempted with 10.
  • Isaiah Sykes accounted for 35.4 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Isaiah Sykes and Keith Clanton) accounted for 43.9 percent of the rebounds.
  • Isaiah Sykes has led the team in scoring 13 times and in rebounding 11 times in 31 games this season.
  • This marks the 18th 20-point game of Isaiah Sykes's career.
  • Isaiah Sykes has 15 straight double-digit point games.
  • Isaiah Sykes recorded a double-double. It was his seventh this season and 13th of his career.
  • Kasey Wilson has four straight double-digit point games.

Southern Miss Game Notes

  • Dwayne Davis recorded a team season high in free throws made with 12.
  • Daveon Boardingham tallied a team season high in blocks with four.
  • Dwayne Davis accounted for 48.5 percent of the team's points.
  • Dwayne Davis has led the team in scoring 10 times in 31 games this season.
  • Jonathan Mills has led the team in rebounding 15 times in 31 games this season.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Dwayne Davis's career.
  • Dwayne Davis has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Daveon Boardingham.
UCF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Isaiah Sykes4022114304
B+Keith Clanton40772111
BKasey Wilson281140110
C+Matt Williams26930101
CDaiquan Walker22921004
CC. Newell Jr.32254004
D+Staphon Blair12210000
USM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Dwayne Davis353421112
AJonathan Mills36691210
BNeil Watson26644100
B-Rashard McGill261030100
C+Jerrold Brooks31244100
C+D. Boardingham22930045
D+Cedric Jenkins13011111
-Deon Edwin9100002

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