ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Adonys Henriquez scored 21 points, B.J. Taylor added 18 and Central Florida rolled to a 75-70 victory over Detroit on Wednesday night.
Henriquez had 10 points and Taylor hit three 3-pointers to help UCF build a 35-27 halftime lead. An 11-0 run, with two treys by Henriquez and one by Taylor, stretched the Knights' lead to 51-33 with 14:06 left.
Detroit chipped away, using a 9-1 surge to pull within 68-65 with 29 seconds left, but the Knights shot 7 of 8 from the line to seal it.