Tampa vs Central Florida Recap - Central Florida Wins 97-72

Tampa vs Central Florida Recap - Central Florida Wins 97-72

The battle between Central Florida and Tampa didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Tampa was handed a 97-72 defeat on Friday at CFE Arena.

Calvin Newell had 23 points for Central Florida and Isaiah Sykes chipped in with 21 points. Isaiah Sykes had 4 assists for them, while Kasey Wilson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Tampa got 25 points from Da'Markco Foster in a losing cause and another 18 points from Austin Rettig. Austin Rettig contributed 3 assists for them, while Eric Moraes had 7 rebounds.

Central Florida led at halftime, 54-27.

Central Florida won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-39.