ORLANDO, Fla. -- Tacko Fall had 18 points and 11 rebounds to help Central Florida rout South Carolina State 89-64 on Thursday night for its fifth straight win.
Donte Wright scored 19 points, making five 3-pointers to lead South Carolina State (4-11).
The Bulldogs cut a seven-point deficit and pulled to 44-43 on Ian Kinard's 3-pointer with 17 minutes left. Fall answered with a layup to spark a 19-2 run, with Davis making four free throws and a 3-pointer during the stretch. South Carolina State missed six field goals and a free throw, and committed three turnovers before Justin Jones made a jumper with 11 minutes to play.
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|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|