The Central Florida Knights are taking on the Drexel Dragons in the first round of the NIT Tournament in Philadelphia. At halftime, the No. 3 seeded Dragons lead the No. 6 seeded Knights 37-24 as Central Florida has struggled to put the ball in the basket shooting just 31 percent from the floor. Keith Clanton led the Knights in scoring in the first half with nine points while Isaiah Sykes and Kasey Wilson both added five points.
For Drexel, three players have picked up eight points in the first half. Frantz Massenat, Damion Lee, and Chris Fouch all picked up eight points, Fouch off the bench. The dragons shot nearly 60 percent from the three-point line, which is an area the Knights will need to defend if they want to get back into the game.
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