UCF-Marshall Post Game Notes

Jan. 25, 2009

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? UCF leads the all-time series with Marshall 4-3. The Black and Gold is now 3-1 against the Thundering Herd in Orlando.
? The Knights shot an astounding 70 percent from the field in the first half, and finished the game shooting 58 percent.
? With 50 points scored in the first half, the team has now collected 50 or more points in a half four times this season.
? The team connected on 73.3 percent of its 3-pointers, going 11-of-15 from beyond the arc. The effort ranks the Knights second all-time in school history behind the 78.6 percent performance against South Carolina State on Nov. 28, 1999.
? The Black and Gold is now 9-2 when leading at the half, and 10-1 at home on the season.
? UCF improved to 8-0 on the year when shooting 50 percent or better from the field. Coming into the game against Marshall, he Knights led Conference USA in field goal percentage shooting 46.2 percent.
? With his nine field goals, Jermaine Taylor moved into fifth place all-time at UCF with 587. Taylor passed Darryl Davis (1991-95) who had 583.
? Scoring 27 points, Taylor has now poured in 20 points or more in nine of the last 10 games.
? Averaging two 3-pointers a game, Issac Sosa connected on two triples against Marshall, and was a perfect 3-3 from the floor. Sosa ranks ninth in the conference with his two treys a game.
? Jakub Kusmeruk recorded his first career C-USA bucket on a layup with nine minutes left in the second half. The 7-foot-4 freshman finished the contest with three points and two rebounds.
? A.J. Tyler scored a career-high 15 points on five of six shooting from the floor, including two 3-pointers. The sophomore's previous high was 11 in the Knights' 72-71 victory at New Mexico.
? Taylor Young recorded seven points and dished out seven assists. Young has now dropped seven or more dimes in back-to-back contests.
? With Doug Richards out with appendicitis, Brian Ormiston is now 1-0 as SID for the men's basketball team.