East Carolina vs Central Florida Wrap - Central Florida Wins 83-73

Isaiah Sykes scored 20 points and added 16 rebounds for a double-double, leading Central Florida over East Carolina, 83-73, on Saturday at UCF Arena.

Central Florida won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as favorites.

Central Florida got 16 points from Tristan Spurlock and another 14 points from Keith Clanton. Isaiah Sykes contributed 11 assists, while Isaiah Sykes cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.

East Carolina got 24 points from Maurice Kemp in a losing cause and another 13 points from Ty Armstrong. Miguel Paul contributed 10 assists for them, while Maurice Kemp had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Central Florida were victorious, as the score was 48-35 at the break.

East Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-41.