Updated: Howard (3-10) and UCF (7-3) Face Off

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Howard 20 25 45 +15.5
  UCF 28 34 62 -15.5
Fri, Dec 28 2012, 07:00 PM

UCF Arena
Orlando, FL
Attendance: 4,401

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Expect a battle at UCF Arena on Friday as UCF plays host to Howard. Tip-off is at 7:00 EST. Overall, the Bison have a record of 3-10. The Knights have a record of 7-3. The Knights advantage is noted in the RPI as well. They are ranked No. 134 and the Bison are ranked No. 282.

Reviewing current season metrics, UCF has an edge in three important categories. The Knights have the advantage in three-point percentage, 40% to 23%. UCF also has the advantage in scoring, 70 pts/game to 54 pts/game. Finally, the Knights have the edge in field goal percentage as well, 51% to 40%. Over the last four seasons, Howard is 0-1 against UCF,

StatSmack! Howard is better than UCF
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Howard has a stronger schedule than UCF this season (SOS Rank: #134 vs #203).
  • Diaper Dandies love us. Howard has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than UCF (1 vs 0).
  • The MEAC has a stronger schedule this year compared to C-USA (18 vs 24).
  • The Howard scoring leader (Mike Phillips) has more points than the UCF scoring leader (Keith Clanton).
HOW Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Mike Phillips 36 13 7 1 1 1 2
C Simuel Frazier 33 9 3 4 2 0 4
C Alphonso Leary 27 7 6 0 1 1 2
C Calvin Thompson 32 13 5 2 1 0 3
C- Prince Okoroh 30 7 4 1 1 1 2
D Tre Lee 19 3 2 1 1 0 1
D Anton Dickerson 11 5 1 0 0 0 1
D- Theodore Boyomo 13 1 2 0 0 0 1
F Brandon Ford 10 1 1 0 1 0 0
F E. Okoro II 7 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Oliver Ellison 22 4 3 0 0 1 0
F Anthony Smith 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
UCF Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Keith Clanton 35 17 9 3 1 2 3
B+ Isaiah Sykes 34 15 6 5 2 0 4
B- T. Spurlock 33 10 6 3 1 0 2
C+ Kasey Wilson 27 12 5 1 1 1 1
C C. Newell Jr. 28 9 2 2 1 0 4
C- Daiquan Walker 22 5 2 2 1 0 1
D+ Rod Days 15 2 2 1 1 0 0
D Staphon Blair 10 3 1 0 0 1 1
D Matt Williams 11 6 1 0 0 0 1
D Dylan Karell 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Tyler Coons 3 1 0 1 0 0 0
D- Bobby Horodyski 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Isaac Lang 2 1 0 0 0 0 0

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1 NCCU 28-6 16-1
2 Hampton 18-13 13-4
3 Norfolk State 19-15 11-5
3 Morgan State 15-16 11-5
5 Savannah State 13-19 10-6
6 Florida A&M 14-18 8-8
7 Coppin State 12-20 7-9
8 Delaware State 9-21 5-11
8 SCSU 9-21 5-11
8 NCAT 9-23 5-11
 8Howard 8-25 5-11
8 Bethune-Cookman 7-25 5-11
13 UMES 6-24 4-12
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#2 Kofi Andoh Fr G 6-4 185
#5 Marcel Boyd Fr C 6-10 230
#25 Theodore Boyomo Sr C/F 6-8 230
#1 James Carlton Sr G 6-8 220
#15 Damon Collins Fr G/F 6-5 180
#11 James Daniel Fr G/F 5-11 165
#44 Oliver Ellison So C 6-9 216
#22 Brandon Ford Jr G 6-2 195
#10 Keon Hill Fr G 5-9 170
#4 Ausar Madison Fr G 5-9 150
#20 Solomon Mangham Fr F/C 6-7 210
#33 James Miller Fr G/F 6-4 185
#25 J. Norsworthy Fr G 6-2 190
#0 Emmanuel Okoro Jr C/F 6-6 220
#3 Prince Okoroh Jr G/F 6-5 220
#32 Tyler Stone Fr F 6-7 205