ORLANDO, Fla. – Tristin Spurlock and Kasey Wilson made four free throws in the final 12.9 seconds to help Central Florida squeeze out a 53-50 win over Savannah State.
Keith Clanton led the Knights (3-0) with 17 points and 12 rebounds.
Isaiah Sykes contributed 14 points and five rebounds.
Rashad Hassan led Savannah State (3-2) with 17 points. Cedric Smith added 12 points and Preston Blackman 11 for the Tigers, who led 50-49 with 12.9 seconds left after trailing by as many as 18 in the second half.
It was then Spurlock was fouled, and the junior made both free throws.
Hassan missed a short jumper and Wilson grabbed it, was fouled, and hit both free throws with 1.6 seconds left for the final margin.
Blackman was just short with a half-court attempt to tie the game.