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Central Florida Edges Tulsa 74-72

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The Associated Press

ORLANDO, FL -- A.J. Rompza scored with 0.1 seconds left and Central Florida overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat Tulsa 74-72 on Saturday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.

Central Florida (16-9, 6-5 Conference USA) outscored the Golden Hurricane (17-9, 7-4) 24-9 in the final 7:21.

Jermaine Taylor scored 35 points and pulled down seven rebounds following a 38-point effort in a loss at UTEP on Wednesday.

Taylor, the nation's sixth-leading scorer coming in at 24.5 points per game, hit a 3-pointer with 4:36 remaining in the first half to become Central Florida's all-time leading scorer at the Division I level with 1,764 points, surpassing Ken Leeks.

Kenrick Zondervan finished with 18 points and Tony Davis added 11 for Central Florida.

Justin Hurtt led Tulsa with 18 points. Richard Jordan finished with 16 points, Ben Uzoh scored 12 and Glenn Andrews added 11.

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