Golden Knights Defeated By Bruins


GO KNIGHTS Joshua Peppers finished with 16 points for UCF. (File Photo)
GO KNIGHTS
Joshua Peppers finished with 16 points for UCF. (File Photo)
GO KNIGHTS

Jan. 23, 2005

Box Score

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Will Peeples scored 13 points and Belmont overcame an 11-point first-half deficit to beat UCF 67-52 on Sunday.

A dunk by Joshua Peppers, who finished with 16 points, gave the Golden Knights (12-6, 5-5 Atlantic Sun Conference) a 20-9 lead with 5:02 left in the first half. Belmont (7-10, 6-3) shot just 5-for-20 in the first half and trailed 27-22 at the half.

But the Bruins went on a 9-2 run to take a 47-41 lead on Dan Oliver's 3-pointer with 6:20 left.

UCF cut the deficit to 49-47 on two free throws by Gary Johnson with 4:47 remaining. But Belmont finished the game on an 18-5 run, including hitting 9-of-10 from the free-throw line the final 3:30, to win its fourth consecutive conference game at home.

Jese Snyder scored 12 points and Brian Collins added 10 for the Bruins.


 

 

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