Spurlock rallies UCF past Rutgers 67-65

Tristan Spurlock scored 23 points and Isaiah Sykes added 14 to help Central Florida rally from a 15-point deficit in the second half and defeat Rutgers 67-65 Wednesday. Kasey Wilson added 11 for the Knights (11-15, 3-12 American Conference), who outscored Rutgers 9-2 in the last 2:38 of the game to win for only the second time in their last 13 games. Myles Mack led Rutgers (10...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston outlasts UCF 88-84

Danuel House had 18 points, including 8 of 8 from the line, as Houston held on for an 88-84 win over Central Florida Saturday. Jherrod Stiggers added 17 points on 5 of 7 shooting from behind the arc, and L.J. Rose chipped in 12 points and seven assists for Houston (13-14, 5-9 American Athletic Conference), which snapped a two-game losing streak. Tristan Spurlock had 21 points,...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats vs UCF Knights Preview

The Cincinnati Bearcats head down to Orlando to take on the hapless UCF Knights. It's the matchup that we want to see in football and aren't getting. Instead, we have to settle for the basketball tussle. The term rock fight has been thrown around UC games a lot lately. It's been thrown around every UCF game because they are pretty awful. They are 2-10 with Temple at the bottom of...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Florida edges South Florida 75-74

Isaiah Sykes scored the last of his 27 points with less than 2 seconds remaining, lifting Central Florida to a 75-74 victory against South Florida in a Saturday matinee. Sykes scored 21 in the second half and added five assists to help UCF (10-13, 2-10 American Athletic Conference) halt a nine-game losing streak. Tristan Spurlock had 16 points, eight rebounds, four steals, three...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis uses second half rally to beat UCF 76-70

Joe Jackson scored 18 points and Shaq Goodwin added 14 as No. 20 Memphis used a late second half rally to defeat Central Florida 76-70 on Wednesday night. The Tigers (19-5, 8-3 American Athletic Conference) crafted a 15-2 run in the latter stages of the second half to break open a tight game. Chris Crawford and Michael Dixon finished with 10 points each for Memphis. Tristan Spurlock...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith, No. 12 Louisville top Central Florida 87-70

Style points mattered less to Louisville than achieving the bottom line of bouncing back from a tough loss. Such was the saving grace of a victory featuring fits and starts. Russ Smith scored 27 points and Luke Hancock added 16 to help No. 12 Louisville pull away from Central Florida 87-70 on Saturday night. Despite several rough spots that allowed the Knights to stay close, the...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Central Florida Knights Preview

The two game stretch Cincinnati plays the next 3 days should be the last easy stretch of the season. The Bearcats play two of the bottom feeders in the American back to back. It can be a little hard to take someone like Central Florida seriously, what with how they suck and all. The Bearcats haven't really put anyone away lately while playing a stretch of the also rans like Houston...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Methodist gets by Central Florida 58-46

Markus Kennedy had 15 points and eight rebounds and Southern Methodist used a second-half run to defeat Central Florida 58-46 on Saturday. Southern Methodist (13-4, 3-2 American Athletic Conference) used a 19-5 run in the second half that produced a 54-39 lead with just under 2 minutes left in the game. The SMU defense held UCF (9-7, 1-4) without a field goal for more than 10 minutes...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday Preview: Louisville vs. Central Florida

CENTRAL FLORIDA (8-3, 0-0) Head Coach: Donnie Jones – 4th year @ UCF (Career HC Record: 125-78) Jones took over for long time coach Kirk Speraw (17 years) and the Knights have collected three straight 20-win seasons. Knights 2012-2013 Season: 20-11 (9-7,T-4th in C-USA) Due to major recruiting violations, and what the NCAA deemed as a “lack of institutional control”, the Knights...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

UCF routs Valparaiso 90-62

Tristan Spurlock scored 22 points and reserve guard Brandon Goodwin added 12 as the University of Central Florida routed Valparaiso 90-62 in the finals of the Jackson Hewitt Holiday Classic. Eugene McCrory contributed 11 and Kasey Wilson and Isaiah Sykes had 10 points apiece for UCF (8-3), which won its fifth straight game and avenged an 85-70 loss to Valparaiso earlier this season...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

UCF rolls to 86-58 win over NAIA Rio Grande

Kasey Wilson scored 19 points and had nine rebounds as Central Florida rolled past Rio Grande 86-58 in the first round of the Jackson Hewitt UCF Holiday Classic on Saturday. Daiquan Walker added 11 points for the Knights (7-3), who won their fourth straight game. Tristan Spurlock, Eugene McCroy and Matt Williams had nine points apiece for UCF. Josh Reagan led Rio Grande (7-5) with...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurlock, UCF cruise past Jacksonville 104-64

Tristan Spurlock tied a career-high with 23 points and Isaiah Sykes added 17 points and six assists to propel the University of Central Florida to an easy 104-64 win over Jacksonville University Tuesday night. Matt Williams scored 12 and Kasey Wilson had 10 for UCF (6-3), which led 54-28 at the half and coasted through the final 20 minutes, mostly playing reserves. Jacksonville...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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