Recap - Central Florida Defeats Temple 78-76
Central Florida got a 23-point performance from Isaiah Sykes, who added 15 rebounds as Central Florida ran past Temple 78-76 on Saturday at CFE Arena.
Central Florida earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 4-point spread.
Central Florida got 18 points from Kasey Wilson and another 18 points from Eugene McCrory. Isaiah Sykes contributed 6 assists, while Isaiah Sykes cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Temple got 31 points from Will Cummings in a losing cause and another 14 points from Quenton DeCosey. Quenton DeCosey contributed 3 assists for them, while Josh Brown had 7 rebounds.
Central Florida led at halftime, 40-38.
Central Florida had a 41-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.