CORAL GABLES (AP) — Calvin Newell scored 19 points to lead Central Florida to a 63-58 win over Miami on Thursday night.
Kasey Wilson converted one of two free throws with 36 seconds left for a 61-58 Central Florida lead and gave the Knights additional cushion with a fast break dunk with 22 seconds left for a 63-58 lead. Wilson finished with 16 points for the Knights (3-1).READ MORE: 'Above Average' Hurricane Season Still Forecast In NOAA Update
Miami (3-2) had a chance to tie with 39 seconds remaining but Donnavan Kirk missed two free throw attempts.READ MORE: Demand For Testing Explodes As Long Lines Continue At COVID Testing Sites Throughout South Florida
Brown stole Calvin Newell’s inbounds pass and scored on a layup with 55 seconds left to cut Central Florida’s lead to 59-58. Brown’s two free throws with 59 seconds remaining got Miami within 59-56.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
Garrius Adams scored 20 points to lead the Hurricanes.