Sports Minute: Hinton scores 20, leads Houston to 78-63 defeat of UCF

10 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Friday, January 03 2020 Jan 3, 2020 January 03, 2020 7:48 PM January 03, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

By Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) - Nate Hinton scored 20 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds as Houston topped Central Florida 78-63, winning a fifth-straight game. Houston led 37-33 at halftime and saw UCF cut its lead to two points twice in the early going of the second half. Frank Bertz cut the gap to 47-45 with a 3-pointer at 13:40 only to see Houston take off on a 12-1 run over the next four-plus minutes. Dejon Jarreau made 7 of 8 from the line in that stretch. Dazon Ingram had 13 points, nine rebounds and six assists for UCF.

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