Dotson with 31 points leads UH to 82-64 win over UCF

HOUSTON (AP) - Damyean Dotson scored a career-high 31 points to lead Houston as it rolled to 82-64 win over UCF on Wednesday night.

Dotson was 11 of 16 from the floor including seven 3-pointers for the Cougars (16-7, 7-4 American) who have won three straight. Rob Gray Jr. added 15 points and Galen Robinson Jr. had 14.

Dotson hit four 3-pointers early in the second half and Robinson made a fifth to push Houston's 32-30 intermission lead to 56-45 with 10:29 to go. The Cougars led by double figures the rest of the way.

The Cougars averaged 53 percent shooting from the floor, hitting 11 of 23 (48 percent) from long range. UCF managed just 36.2 percent shooting from the floor overall.

Matt Williams scored 26 points and B.J. Taylor had 19 points for the Knights (14-8, 5-5) who are on a four-game skid.

© 2017 Associated Press


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