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Freshman forward Jesse Hill is double teamed during the Owls' exhibition game versus St. Thomas. Hill scored a career high 22 points in FAU's 75-61 loss to UCF Saturday. Mohammed Emran | Asst. Creative Director

Men’s Basketball: Jesse Hill’s 22 points not enough as UCF rolls 75-61

December 12, 2015

A poor performance in the paint against the University of Central Florida led Florida Atlantic men’s basketball to a 75-61 defeat Saturday night, their sixth of the year. The Knights (5-3) outrebounded the Owls 43-31 for the game, including 12 offensive rebounds. Their effort on the inside helped UCF take the lead in the first half and keep it for the rest of the game. 7-foot-6 center Tacko Fall proved to be the backbone of the UCF inside defense with six blocks, continuing the Owls’ (2-6) scoring struggle.