NORMAL, Ill. (AP) B.J. Taylor scored 22 points, including a pair of free throws with 1.3 seconds left, and Central Florida beat Illinois State 63-62 Monday night in the second round of the NIT.
No. 4 seed UCF (23-11) will play No. 2 seed Illinois (20-14) in a quarterfinal. Top-seeded Illinois State (28-7) had its 22-game home winning streak snapped.
Taylor scored 17 points in the second half and finished 11 of 11 from the line. Matt Williams added 15 points and A.J. Davis 11 for the Knights.