NCAAB Game Recap - Memphis at Central Florida
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:00 PM EST

Baylor
67
IaSt
53
F
SDSU
85
NM
57
F
Lou
86
BC
69
F
Dayt
73
Duques
69
F
DeP
57
Seton
64
F
WVU
81
TxTch
89
F
Vand
62
KY
71
F
NW
50
MSU
79
F
Hou
69
ECU
59
F
Alab
76
LSU
90
F
Ind
49
PSU
64
F
Buck
59
Army
68
F
Mercer
71
ETSU
55
F
Temp
63
UConn
78
F
Mem
59
UCF
57
F
Wake
80
ND
90
F
David
104
GrgWas
107
F(4OT)
MOSt
66
NrthIA
95
F
Valpa
69
Brad
80
F
Stony
84
UMassL
76
F
UNCG
72
WCU
58
F
Monm
63
StPet
66
F
Vermt
56
UNH
43
F
HolyC
66
Navy
81
F
Albany
67
UMBC
63
F
StJos
76
UMass
91
F
Drake
56
IndSt
58
F
Bingha
57
Hartfo
73
F
VMI
72
Furm
74
F(OT)
StBon
62
Ford
55
F(OT)
Woff
79
Citad
56
F
Lafy
80
Colg
78
F
LoyMD
77
Boston
92
F
Chat
92
Samf
84
F
TXAMC
61
SamH
80
F
Nich
74
McNee
80
F(OT)
SoFL
66
Tul
52
F
Tex
62
TCU
61
F
Okla
53
KansSt
61
F
SeLA
68
CenAR
88
F
LoyIL
63
SIU
68
F
SDSt
76
Oral
61
F
NWSt
82
NOrl
74
F
Evans
66
IlSt
77
F
InWor
84
HBU
82
F
StLou
77
LaSal
76
F(OT)
AbCh
61
SFA
71
F
SCar
79
Ark
77
F
Marq
84
Xav
82
F(2OT)
CBU
65
UtVal
61
F
Nev
91
ColSt
92
F
SJSU
71
Bois
99
F
AzSt
65
WaSt
67
F

Jan 29, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Memphis (15-5)

24

35

59

Central Florida (11-9)

28

29

57

Thomas scores 20, Memphis edges UCF 59-57
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:40 PM

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Lance Thomas scored a career-high 20 points and Memphis held off UCF 59-57 on Wednesday night.

Thomas was 8-of-11 shooting, including four 3-pointers, two in the final 3-minutes, each giving the Tigers a five-point lead.

Ceasar DeJesus made a jumper for UCF with 56 seconds to go but Precious Achiuwa matched that with 20 seconds to play, restoring the five-point lead until DeJesus nailed a 3-pointer in the closing seconds.

Neither team led by more than six points and there were five ties and 16 lead changes.

Achiuwa had 18 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks for Memphis (15-5, 4-3 American Athletic Conference). Boogie Ellis added 13 points.

Collin Smith scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Knights (11-9, 2-6) and DeJesus added 13 points. Darin Green Jr. had 11 points.

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Leaders

Memphis PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
T. Harris 0 0 0 0 0 0
D. Jeffries 0 0 0 4 0 0
Central Florida PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
T. Johnson 0 0 2 1 0 0
D. Fuller 0 0 1 3 0 0

Team Comparison

Mem UCF
Points For 59 57
Field Goals 24/55-44% 22/57-39%
Three Pointers 6/15-40% 4/15-27%
Free Throws 5/9-56% 9/13-69%
Offensive Rebounds 9 6
Defensive Rebounds 31 24
Rebounds 42 33
Blocks 4 1
Steals 3 4
Turnovers 17 11
Personal Fouls 14 15
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Mem Leads Series 1-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Wed Jan 29 Mem 59 @ UCF 57 D. Baugh 2 I. Doumbia 2

Game Information

Stadium: CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida
Attendance: 5,774
Game Time: