NCAA Game Summary - Memphis at U-C-F|
(Saturday, October 3rd)
Final Score: UCF 32, Memphis 14
Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - The Central Florida Knights scored 17 points in
the fourth quarter and recorded their first Conference USA win of the season,
32-14, over the Memphis Tigers at Bright House Networks Stadium.
Brynn Harvey ran for a career-high 219 yards and a touchdown for the Knights
(3-2, 1-2 C-USA) who came from behind twice to win their third straight at
home. Brett Hodges was 16-of-28 through the air for 214 yards and two
touchdowns. He was intercepted once.
Will Hudgens and Tyler Bass threw for a combined 258 yards for the Tigers
(1-4, 0-2). Each threw a scoring pass and was intercepted once.
Nick Cattoi opened the scoring with a 24-yard field goal early in the second
quarter that gave Central Florida a 3-0 lead.
The Tigers took the lead three minutes later when Bass hit Duke Calhoun with a
61-yard touchdown pass and carried their 7-3 advantage into halftime.
Cattoi put Central Florida back in front with field goals of 46 and 42 yards
that gave the Knights a 9-7 lead with less than four minutes left in the third
Hudgens responded by finding DajLeon Farr on a 12-yard scoring pass that gave
Memphis a 14-9 lead, but Hodges came right back for the Knights and hit Ricky
Kay with a seven-yard TD pass to make it 15-14 in favor of Central Florida
after three quarters.
The final quarter belonged to the Knights as Hodges hooked up with Jamar
Newsome on a 22-yard scoring pass midway through the period, Cattoi followed
with a 26-yard field goal and Harvey dashed 41 yards for a touchdown with less
than a minute left.
The Knights piled up 475 yards in total offense, with 261 yards coming on the
ground. Memphis was held to a mere 67 yards rushing on 26 attempts on the day.
10/03 21:33:16 ET