UCF stages late comeback to upend East Carolina

GREENSVILLE, N.C. (AP) Nick Banyard scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Matt Williams added 15 points, and Central Florida closed on an 11-2 run to cap a 61-58 comeback win over East Carolina on Saturday. East Carolina led 56-50 with 3:48 remaining, but a jumper and 3-pointer from Williams cut the deficit to one, and A.J. Davis' dunk with 1:38 left gave the Knights (17-10...
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February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

UCF puts away Tulsa, 71-53 behind 18 pts from Banyard

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Nick Banyard scored 18 points making all four of his 3-pointers and A.J. Davis had his fourth double-double of the year with 16 points and 11 rebounds and Central Florida pulled away from Tulsa for a 71-53 win Tuesday night. The Knights held a 31-27 lead at halftime. Central Florida (16-10, 7-7 American Athletic) led 43-40 with 11:36 to play and then went on...
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February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Williams hits 6 3s to send UCF past Nicholls St 80-56

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Matt Williams scored 20 points - 18 coming on 3-pointers - and all five Central Florida starters scored in double figures in an 80-56 win against Nicholls State on Monday night. Tacko Fall, currently the tallest player in NCAA basketball at 7 feet 6 inches, scored 16 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Nick Banyard had 10 points and 12 boards, while Tanksley Efianayi...
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November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Banyard has 18, Illinois St. beats Evansville 70-60

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Nick Banyard had a career-high 18 points as Illinois State used a strong second half to beat Evansville 70-60 on Thursday night as the Redbirds won the battle for second place in the Missouri Valley Conference standings. Illinois State (15-11, 9-4) shocked No. 21 Wichita State 58-53 on Saturday. The Redbirds are three games back of the Shockers in the conference...
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February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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