Officiating Controversy Late In Duke-UCF At NCAA Tournament

Officiating Controversy Late In Duke-UCF At NCAA Tournament

Now, it is the Knights' basketball program's turn.

After taking an eight point lead into halftime, the Knights came out firing in the second half, cutting the Duke lead to one in the opening minutes. Tacko Fall is leading the team with 13 points, 18 rebounds and five blocks while Aubrey Dawkins is adding 14 points and seven rebounds.

The dunk came after UCF almost had a shot-clock violation. UCF also keeps its own turnovers down, committing 11.8 per game while shooting 35.4 percent from three on just 596 attempts this season.

It looked as if Dawkins might take down his dad's alma mater in the NCAAs. "He's huge, and he's so quick", he said of Williamson, who is 6-7 and weighs 284 pounds.

Junior guard Malik Crowfield shot 3-for-4 from beyond the arc, including back-to-back 3-pointers.

As for Fall, who had 13 points and 18 rebounds against VCU, Dawkins said his big man is just starting to become a force on the court.

On Friday, you may have watched Tacko Fall, the 7-foot-6 center from Central Florida, for the first time.

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Fall was an absolute monster in the tournament opener for the Knights. The Rams shot 28.6 percent from the field, including 0-for-9 from three.

Duke and UCF are finishing up on CBS. The public betting now has 72 percent going on Duke as the favorite.

Duke got a little bit of a challenge from North Dakota State on Friday, but pulled away in the second half for an 85-62 victory. But will that be enough?

The Central Florida football team has gotten plenty of notoriety the past two seasons. There's the game's tallest player against its most dynamic star in Blue Devils' freshman Zion Williamson. The Blue Devils welcomed Zion Williamson back for the tournament after the dynamic forward suffered a foot injury due to his shoe blowing out in the loss at UNC.

Fall finished with 15 points and six rebounds in his final college game. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 143.5 points. Finding a way, perhaps foul trouble, to eliminate either from the equation could ultimately turn this into a real game. "I'm happy he's realizing the type of impact he can have on both ends of the floor".

"Just like he (Barrett) said, like, it just brings energy to the table", Williamson said.