ORLANDO, Fla. -- Tacko Fall scored 18 points shooting 8 of 10 from the field and grabbed nine rebounds, A.J. Davis scored 12 with eight rebounds and seven assists and Central Florida beat Southern 76-60 on Saturday.
The Knights led 34-32 at halftime but went on a 10-2 spurt to start the second half with Davis scoring six of the points. UCF led by double figures for most of the remainder of the game.
Aaron Ray made a pair of free throws and Emmanuel Shepherd hit a layup to bring Southern within 65-56, but the Jaguars went scoreless for more than four minutes and UCF went on a 9-0 run.
Djordjije Mumin added 12 points for UCF (6-3), which had a 38-25 rebounding advantage. The Knights have won four of five at home.
The Jaguars are winless on the road.
Five-star point guard Josiah James, ranked No. 20 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Tennessee over Clemson, Duke and Michigan State.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes a tentative ruling making show-cause orders illegal in California would threaten NCAA membership for state schools.