ORLANDO, Fla. -- Keith Clanton had 30 points, 13 boards and four assists as Central Florida defeated Bethune-Cookman 72-62 Wednesday night, snapping a two-game winning streak for the Wildcats.
UCF got 18 points from Clanton and shot 60.7 percent (17 of 28) from the field in the first half en route to a 38-28 lead at intermission. The Knights made 10 of their first 13 shots to open the second half to extend their lead to 60-41.
Bethune-Cookman (4-7) never got any closer than nine the rest of the way.
UCF was 32-of-52 shooting and outscored Bethune-Cookman 58-36 in the paint
Adrien Coleman, who posted a triple-double in Bethune-Cookman's Dec. 8 win over Webber International, had 19 points.
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|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|