ORLANDO, Fla. – Memphis guard Antonio Barton hit a 3-pointer with 2.6 seconds left in the game to give Memphis a 63-62 comeback win over Central Florida Wednesday night.
The Tigers led by two at halftime, but overcame a seven-point second-half deficit to secure the Conference USA road win. The victory gave Memphis (18-6, 6-3) a 2-0 win in the season series and extended its overall winning streak over the Knights to 10-0.
Will Barton led four Tigers in double figures with 15 points, followed by Antonio Barton with 14. Tarik Black added 11 points and Will Coleman 10.
UCF (14-8, 1-8) suffered its eighth straight loss. The Knights were led by Isaac Sosa's 14 points and 12 from Marcus Jordan.
Memphis rode a 19-point halftime lead to a win over UCF last month, but the Tigers led only 32-30 at intermission on Wednesday.