ORLANDO, Fla. – Marcus Jordan scored 22 of his 26 points in the second half to help No. 19 Central Florida rally to a 68-62 win over Princeton in the final of the UCF Holiday Classic.
The son of NBA star Michael Jordan scored nine straight points early in the second half to wipe out a 37-29 halftime deficit for the Knights (13-0).
Dan Mavraides scored 20 points and Ian Hummer added 19 for Princeton (10-4).
Princeton scored the first eight points of the game and led by 10 in the first half behind the 3-point shooting of Mavraides. He hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and finished the half with 18 points.
Jordan made two free throws with 3:42 left to give UCF a 68-57 lead, and put the Knights ahead for good.