ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -Jermaine Taylor had a game high 20 points and seven rebounds as Central Florida defeated Norfolk State 78-64 Friday night.
The Knights (2-0) started the game with a 9-0 run and never trailed. The largest lead, 64-44, came with 11:04 left in the game off a 3-pointer by Mike Battle.
Norfolk State (1-2) responded with an 11-2 run cutting the lead to 66-55 with 6:44 left. The closest the Spartans got was 71-62 off a 3-pointer from Kevin Worsley with 3:45 remaining.
Dave Noel scored 14 points and had six rebounds for Central Florida and Chip Cartwright added 11 points and seven assists.
Worsley led Norfolk State with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Tony Murphy finished with 13 points.
The Knights led by as many as 15 points in the first half, but the Spartans were able to cut the lead to 41-33 at halftime.
Advertisement

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Tim Duncan retires The San Antonio Spurs lost their franchise player on Monday, as Tim Duncan elected to retire after an amazing 19-year...
Thumbnail Rockets give Harden an extension The Houston Rockets locked up their star player for years to come, announcing an extension with James Harden on...
Thumbnail OKC's title odds plummet without Durant Following the announcement that Kevin Durant will be signing with the Golden State Warriors, the Oklahoma City Thunder's NBA title...
Thumbnail Durant heading to Golden State The shoe finally dropped in the Kevin Durant sweepstakes, as he has elected to sign with the Golden State Warriors for next...
Thumbnail Warriors now 2/3 to win title with Durant The Golden State Warriors were already favored to win the 2017 NBA Finals championship, but their odds improved even more after...
More inNBA Articles  

NBA Team Pages