UCF defeats Memphis 107-104 in double overtime

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ithiel Horton scored 30 points and UCF overcame a 42-point effort by Memphis’ Kendric Davis, defeating the Tigers 107-104 in double overtime. Davis’ 42 points is his career high and is tied for the fifth most in program history. UCF forced overtime with a last-minute 3-pointer in regulation. Memphis’ Keonte Kennedy came up with a steal and a dunk to tie the score at 87 with 15 seconds left in the first OT period. The Tigers’ Johnathan Lawson nailed a contested 3-point shot from the corner to get Memphis within 105-104 with 14.7 seconds left in the second overtime. Central Florida put the game away with two free throws by Tyem Freeman before Davis missed a potential tying 3-pointer.

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